Conditions & Treatments
Conditions & Treatments
22 Results Related to "Viral Warts"
Some viral warts that resist other types of treatment can be effectively treated with immunotherapy by Yale Medicine dermatologists.
HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
HPV (human papillomavirus) is the most common sexually transmitted infection in the U.S., and it raises your risk for several different kinds of cancer.
Microneedling typically has shorter recovery time compared to the lasers or chemical peels that are also used to help resurface skin and improve its texture.
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
The total combined cases of reported chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis reached the highest number ever in the United States in 2015, according to the CDC.
Penile and Urethral Cancer
Penile and urethral cancers are rare. Advancements in surgical techniques make it possible to remove tumors without significant damage to the penis.
Cervical cancer occurs when cells inside the cervix grow abnormally or a tumor starts to form.
Regular Pap smears or tests can be the first line of defense in women's preventative health toolkit.
Squamous Cell Skin Cancer
The second-most-common type of skin cancer, squamous cell skin cancer is on the rise. With proper attention, it can be treated and usually cured.
An actinic keratosis (AK) appears as a small, pink, scaly patch on the skin. Raising the risk of skin cancer, AK is common and is caused by sun exposure.
Genital herpes is likely the most feared and least understood sexually transmitted infection (STI). There is no cure, so people infected with herpes have it forever.
If cancer runs in your family, or you are at high risk because of your age or other factors, talk to your doctor about cancer screenings.
Ovarian cancer, of which there are three main types, is the fifth most common type of cancer among women in the United States.
A colposcopy is a test to view a woman's cervix and vagina.
Ovarian Cancer Surgery
Ovarian cancer is often diagnosed late, which means the cancer could have reached an advanced state.
Photodynamic therapy uses blue fluorescent light (no surgery or needles) to eradicate precancerous cells caused by sun exposure.
Imaging for Diagnosing Gynecologic Cancers
When a woman experiences symptoms that may be caused by a gynecological cancer, her doctor may recommend imaging tests to look for tumors.
Photoaging (Sun Damage)
UV light hits skin unprotected by SPF, causing premature aging.