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Hpv virus in men throat

A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
Surgical Oncology 64 years experience
Can happen: The HPV virus has been known to be associated with the development of squamous cancer of the cervix. More recently, HPV has been shown to also be ass... Read More

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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
Not exactly: There are over 40 different types of HPV virus. The Cervarix vaccine is a vaccine against HPV types 16 & 18. The Gardasil vaccine is a vaccine a... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
Possibly: If in fact your husband has had hpv (which appears to be in question) it is also possible that he transmitted it to you. I suspect, however, that if ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Stop worrying: Everybody has a few strains of HPV. There are probably over 100 subtypes. Warts are no big deal. Be glad you have a friend who likes you enough to let... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Diabo
Pediatrics 22 years experience
The vaccine, YES!: The hpv vaccine, or gardasil, is best known for its prevention of cervical cancers and cervical dysplasias. The hpv vaccine also protects against ana... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Werthman
Urology 31 years experience
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 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Not yet: "Never say never," as the saying goes. The HPV tests are only for women's cervixes. If you don't have a cervix, you don't qualify. So, what about rese... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Eitner
Family Medicine 34 years experience
Jumping Conclusions: There are more cases of throat cancer in men. Hpv is one of the causes of throat cancer. Does not mean there are more hpv induced throat cancer in m... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Yes: Though less well known the hpv virus is associated with bowens disease , a precancerous lesion of the penis(similar to cervical dysplasia). Penile ca... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Visalakshi Vallury
Family Medicine 24 years experience
No: There is no approved test for HPV screening in men. However, some doctors are urging anal Pap tests for gay and bisexual men, who are at higher risk ... Read More

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