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can hpv cause tonsillitis

A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Low risk of cancer: Your recurrent sore throats are likely to be due to some reason other than hpv. Most people are able to get rid of hpv. It would be prudent to see a d ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Edwin Ishoo
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HPV: Most likely given your history, social activity and duration of pharyngitis. Certain types of HPV infections are connected to pharyngeal cancer. I str ... Read More
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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Separate problems: HPV doesn't cause tonsillitis. Oral HPV is less common than genital. Your partner may well have oral HPV but this fact and the tonsillitis are unrelat ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
HPV: You most likely first got exposed to hpv in your vagina. What does your pap tests show? Tonsillitis is in no way hpv. I am very happy you are aware ... Read More
Dr. John Weeks
44 years experience Family Medicine
Can't tell: There is not enough information to tell whether there is any connection between having oral sex and your tonsillitis. It is possible to have sexually ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
46 years experience Radiation Oncology
The tonsil is a: Location that houses lymphoid tissues called "tonsils", but the hpv virus inhabits the lining squamous mucosa of the throat, and the tonsils are part ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
HPV: I am not sure why you keep asking this question. First if you were sexual with your husband with normal vaginal intercourse your hpv risk is in your ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
STDs: No way to tell what you have without an exam. You should definitely go and be tested for all possible stds, since if you are at risk of acquiring one, ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Curtis Wong
32 years experience Plastic Surgery
Symmetric tonsils: Are an anomaly and its normal to have asymmetric tonsils. As far as developing cancer, best to have your concerns evaluated by a local doctor.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Asked and answered: I believe you have been given many accurate answers to this question. Please do not abuse the generosity if the physicians here. The answers do not ... Read More
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Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
HPV: Yes. Of the non-genital cancers, tonsillar carcinomas have the strongest association with hpv. And this is particularly true for hpv-16.
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Stop worrying: Everybody has a few strains of HPV. The kind that causes warts isn't the kind that usually causes cancer. And if you get to the dentist regularly ... Read More
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