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What causes a bump in the genital area?

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Dr. Kakkar S.

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Posted on Mon, 27 Mar 2017 in Skin Hair and Nails
Question: Bump on pubic area , what is it and can it be removed ??
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Answered by Dr. Kakkar S. 2 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Wart

Detailed Answer:
Hello.

I am dr kakkar.

Its a wart. It is an infection caused by HPV.
It can be removed with electricautery.

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Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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Follow up: Dr. Kakkar S. 3 minutes later
is that only way to be removed? any medicine?
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Answered by Dr. Kakkar S. 8 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Medical treatment options

Detailed Answer:
Hi.

Electrocautery is the method of choice for removal of a wart. It is a minor procedure.
Medical treatment options include podophyllin resin and imiquimod cream.

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Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Prasad
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Follow up: Dr. Kakkar S. 47 minutes later
is this contagious
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Answered by Dr. Kakkar S. 50 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Warts are contagious

Detailed Answer:
Hi.

Yes. A wart is an infection caused by HPV virus and it is contagious.

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Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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Follow up: Dr. Kakkar S. 2 minutes later
stop answering all my question please. I would like other doctors to answer as well
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Answered by Dr. Kakkar S. 12 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Thank you

Detailed Answer:
Ok. No issue.

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