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can you get warts in your mouth

A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Probably not: The current belief is that warts are caused by one of the many, many strains of HPV. That means a bump on a surface can be from a non-viral cause, but ... Read More

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A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patrick Melder
26 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Yes/Unkown: Yes you can but the time before onset is unknown. Very high incidence of sqaumous cell carcinoma in known oral hpv carriers. There has been an increas ... Read More
Dr. David Astrachan
36 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Yes, common: I generally see one or two cases of hpv warts in peoples mouths a week. Almost all of these warts are asymptomatic. They are discovered only by lookin ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Very rare: Yes, very rare. See replies to your other questions. Please do your own research to educate yourself about HPV. Two good resources are the Centers for ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Possibly: This virus (hpv) is very easily transmitted by direct contact, and it is likely that if you are performing oral sex unprotected that you may become in ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
Not a podiatry ?: Talk to your family doctor.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Minghsun Liu
18 years experience Infectious Disease
Not uncommon: I don't have the exact prevalances but HPV-related lesions in the oral cavity is not uncommon. It's usually asymptomatic so harder to determine it's p ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
No risk at all: HPV is only transmitted intimately. Nobody in the household of persons with genital or oral HPV gets infected, even with regular sharing of eating ute ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Lewis
43 years experience Urology
See answer: The same types of hpv that infect the genital areas can infect the mouth, throat. Only a few studies have looked at how people get oral hpv, and some ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chevies Newman
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
ENT: It can likely be frozen off or biopsies for accurate diagnosis. This is best done by ENT or oral surgeon but get it evaluated. Not to panic you, it' ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Camacho
23 years experience Family Medicine
Warts: Yes it is possible to transmit the wart virus from the genital area to the mouth during oral sex.
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