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can you have genital warts without having hpv

A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Henry Jacobs
65 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: External genital warts may not be present in the vagina and cervix so the pap may be negative.

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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Not necessarily: The strains that cause genital lesions are different from the ones that cause cervical changes.Having genital lesions does not prevent you from gettin ... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Basics: It takes about 2 yrs for a primary HPV infection to clear in those with a normal immune system. That is whether or not you have visible warts removed. ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Berryman
53 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Genital warts: Genital warts (viral) over time can be eliminated by your immune system. If there has been 3 years since you have seen evidence of them, it is possi ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Pretty much: You can have the warts removed. They may or may not keep coming back. The important thing is this isn't a life-ruiner. Keep a close eye on your skin. ... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Their different types of hpv and some predispose to cancer.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raj Syal
Dr. Raj Syal answered
32 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Sexual contact: These are sexually transmitted diseases.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raj Syal
Dr. Raj Syal answered
32 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Limit contact: Limit your sexual exposure. Use condoms.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Sturgis
28 years experience Pathology
Pap test: The combination of a Pap test (cervicovaginal cytology) and an HPV DNA test is the best way to know if you may have genital HPV. In addition, the doc ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Sturgis
28 years experience Pathology
Physical exam: Physical examination of your genital area by a healthcare provider would be a good place to start to answer the question of having possible genital wa ... Read More
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