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How common is oral hpv

A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
40 years experience Pediatrics
Uncommon: Oral HPV is present in 3 % of adolescents but studies have shown that the HPV vaccine prevents oral infection. see: http://www.cancer.org/cancer/ne ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lori Semel
34 years experience Pediatrics
Lichen planus: Lichen planus is not related to Human papilloma virus (HPV). The cause is not entirely clear but thought to be an immune response of some kind to viru ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Oral HPV...: ...is quite common, but not as frequent as genital infection. There is no "oral type" of HPV; the same viruses that cause genital infection ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
HPV: This vaccine provides good protection against strains of HPV most commonly associated with causation of malignancies. Oral cancer in teenage girls in ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Very common: Oral herpes is very common. It is believed that 50% to 80% of adults have the virus, although not everyone who has the virus will experience sores or ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
Not common: It's not common but the incidence is rising.
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Oral Sex: In this ongoing quest to give you information about a virus that is ambiguous and difficult to describe and test for, the female in this situation is ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
All too common: Candida albicans is a yeast that causes thrush. It is an opportunist organism that flourishes when the normal bacterial bowel landscape is killed by a ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Very: Exact figures are difficult to come by, but between 80 to 90% of adults have antibodies to herpes simplex, suggesting an overwhelming rate of infectio ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Here are some ...: Genital warts occur in about 1% of all sexually active adults in the U.S. although HPV DNA can be detected in 10-15% of the US population.
A 26-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 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Werthman
30 years experience Urology
Not as dangerous..: It is not as dangerous form men as it is for women. In men, it typically causes venereal warts. In women, certain strains of hpv can cause cervical ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Sampson
25 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Uncommon: But not rare. It is just a thickening of the mucosa due to some type of irritation, whether it be mechanical or chemical.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Let me help you.: Because the exact cause of an overgrowth of Candida Albicans in the mouth not known, the mode of transmission of oral thrush is also unknown. It is ad ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Common in women giving oral sex to male and female( tongue stimulation / licking of clit. ) partners..
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Allison Urrutia
13 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Possibly: If you have oral genital sex, then yes. Typically, hsv 2 has been associated with genital herpes. But, with the increase in oral genital sex, there ha ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Finke
14 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Rare: The rate is 1 in 3, 300 people, or 0.03% of the population. Risk factors for vaginal cancer include: history of abnormal pap smear, hpv warts, previo ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Oral Herpes: Herpes simplex is a virus which is transmitted from human to human by direct intimate contact. It produces crops of little blisters which then break ... Read More
A 84-year-old male asked:
Dr. Satinder Aggarwal
48 years experience Internal Medicine
Mouth wash/oral: Moyth wash and oral medication alongwith controlling underlying problem will control oral thrush.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Larry Xanthopoulos
21 years experience Pediatrics
HPV: Human papilloma virus (HPV) causes warts including genital warts. Gardasil vaccine covers 4 strains of the HPV virus and in studies has shown to decr ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. William Brown
43 years experience Gynecology
HPV is common: 70 - 80 % of young women in the U.S. Have or have had hpv. There are several types, some can cause cervical cancer, some cause almost no trouble at a ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
27 years experience Pathology
Not common.: This is probably a rare cause. The most common causes are tobacco use (including smokeless) and alcohol use.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Casey Younkin
37 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Very common. : Millions of people have this but many ( often, men), don't know they have it.
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