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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience Surgical Oncology
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 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
26 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
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 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
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
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
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
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Diabo
21 years experience Pediatrics
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
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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 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
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 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Being studied : That is a hot topic in hpv research. This question is being studied in the scientific world. Hpv is transmitted through oral sex. The current thought ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Chevlen
46 years experience Medical Oncology
Vaccinate & refrain: Preventive measures include vaccination against HPV, and (for infected or at risk women) to not allow cunnilingus.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
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

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