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Adam M
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I am 17, male, a virgin.

I have a wart on my finger, and have done for about a year.

About 6 months ago i got a wart on end of penis, and another 2 smaller ones sinse then.

I really dont fancy going to a doctor, and dont like telling parents that kind of thing.

Because of the warts, i feel i cant go that bit further with girls, its really lowers my confidence, and makes me feel awful,

can ne one help in ne way at all?


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Aria51
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quote:
Originally posted by Adam M:
can ne one help in ne way at all?


Yep! A doctor can.

Warts, especially those on the genitals, should be diagnosed and treated by a doctor or a dermatologist. Doctors remove warts using medication, burning, or freezing - I have had them removed in each fashion, and it did not hurt. They did not return after removal.

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Aria is right, see a doctor. That's the only way you're going to get any real insight into the problem. Especially if you're getting warts in your genitals, it's obviously something you need to get checked out.

When you say "i feel i cant go that bit further with girl"...I'm going to assume that you're talking about going further physically/sexually. I'm not trying to be mean, but if you're not mature enough to go to a doctor, or tell your parents about a health problem, then how does that make you ready for the responsibility that comes with sex/a physical, sexual relationship? If I've mistaken your meaning, I apologize. Just something to think about...

Really, go see a doctor.

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As a footnote to what aria and kitto have said:

Warts in your genital area could very well be caused by Human Papilloma Virus.
For more on that, check out this article here: http://www.scarleteen.com/infection/hpv_2.html
You can have HPV even if you have never had intercourse: Next to vaginal and anal intercuorse, it is also transmitted through skin-to-skin or mucous membrane contact during oral or manual sex.

As to not wanting to get physical or "go a bit further with a girl": that's a great idea, actually.

If you indeed have HPV, you should be aware that it is highly contagious and that you might still transmit HPV, even after all warts have been removed.
Condoms do not offer full protection against HPV either, simply because sometimes warts are on areas that are not covered by a condom.
So before you start being sexually active (again): you absolutely HAVE to get those warts checked out and removed, always practise Safer Sex in all its glory and if those warts turn out to be HPV, you always tell your partner that you had HPV warts. Some strains of HPV can cause cervical cancer in women, and I think that's a risk your partners should know about.

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Adam M
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*Panics*

dont like the sound of that at all, suppose i must get it checked it,

I really dont see how i could of caught it, unless born with it, i have never really done ne thing with a girl. Well kissing is as far as i have gone.


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Lady Moonlight
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No need to panic, just get it checked out.

If you're embarassed to talk to your parents about the warts on your penis, perhaps they'd take you to the doctor for the persistent wart on your finger and you could mention the others to him/her when you get there?


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sorry, Adam, didn't want to put you in a panic but just make you aware that you should have this treated!

Lady Moonlight had a good idea here, I think, even though I am a big fan of being very honest with parents (especially when your health is concerned). So please, make sure you go to a dermatologist - (s)he can judge (by taking a little sample from your wart) what caused it, can treat it and let you know what you should do then. And even if you find you cannot tell your parents, please don't be embarrassed towards your doc, okay?

Take care.

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Adam M
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i had a new doctor, no idea on name. 2 years ago, never seen her/him (no idea, cant remember).

never seen em sinse we joined the new clinic, so being honest infront of em would be really hard.

ne way i try and think it through, it goes pear shaped.

Trying to find a good time to spring it on me mum, its not happening though....

dont think ill be telling them ne time soon, although i know i should.


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Ya gotta remember, though, Adam, that it's your doctor's JOB to help you out - and if s/he doesn't know about something, then s/he isn't going to be able to help you with it.

As for being shy or embarrassed with your doctor, they've seen a zillion patients. They've probably seen whatever you've got a million times before, and they've certainly seen penises of all ages, shapes, sizes, colors, and persuasions. They aren't going to comment on yours, I'd bet.

About telling your mom about it: First of all, I'd go with the "I've got these warts on my hand and they really bother me/hurt, whatever" thing, and then tell the doctor about the warts on your penis. No need for her to know if it has you really concerned. Another thing: what about telling your dad? Are you more comfortable with him?

'Cause you really, really should get this checked out. At the least, warts can be really uncomfortable. At the worst, it could be something you need to catch and treat as soon as possible.

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Adam M
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nice speech indeed, that did enlighten me a little.

as for telling dad, well thats worse than mum.

But i think ill tell em soon.

Cheers,

Cheers All.


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