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what does the hpv virus look like

A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. M. Taslimi
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Lifetime: Hpv is likely to stay in your boddy forever. If you are a female and have hpv in genital area, get regular pap smears. More than 10 hpv viral types ca ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Vasilev
36 years experience Gynecologic Oncology
No it will clear: The vast majority of HPV infections will clear in 6 months on their own; almost all w/in 2 years. If you have it again, it will be due to re-infectio ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Depends: If you are discussing visible the active phase, like genital warts, these often eventually go away or respond to treatments.However, the virus is from ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marcus Degraw
21 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Yes, hpv directly causes at least 50% of all vaginal and vulvar cancers, as well as all cerivical cancers, much of anal cancers, 70% of head-and-neck ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
48 years experience Infectious Disease
The shingles virus: Formally known as the varicella-zoster virus is a herpes virus and they all look the same under the electron microscope. The rash it causes as shingl ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jessica Khan
31 years experience Infectious Disease
Warty: Hpv is simply the fancy term for warts. Anywhere it grows, it is a wart - can range from flat at the start and progress to cauliflower=like growth gi ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Tsai
29 years experience Urology
HPV: When men acquire HPV they are called condylomas. They are raised lesions which look like small cauliflower growths
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sidney Vinson
26 years experience Gastroenterology
See picture: See an electron micrograph photo here.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Trager
54 years experience Dentistry
clusters: Small vesicles that rupture into ulcers that are reddish -grey.
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A member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Gonococcal pharyngit: Nothing specific. It can produce pus on the back of the throat or on tonsils, and is almost always related to infected ejaculate hitting the back of ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Herpes simplex: Just as it does everywhere else. These lesions begin with a tiny elevation of skin, progressing to a blister which breaks down and forms a shallow ul ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Asseff
27 years experience Dentistry
Fluid filled blister: The herpes infection begins as a cluster of painful fluid filled blisters that then ulcerate. The ulcers look like a red ring with a yellowish center. ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. J. Richard Shih
27 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Painful blister: No matter it is herpes simplex or herpes zoster. The herpes always start from sporadic blisters and then ruptured later on. And they are paiful.
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carrie Champine
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Blisters: They usually look like a cluster of painful blisters that rupture and a small ulcer forms that looks similiar to a cancker sore.
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Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
West Nile: The rash is reddish in color, predominantly on the trunk and can be described as morbilliform (measles-like).
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Charmoy
35 years experience Dentistry
Pimples: Little white pimples throughout the tongue , checks.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Not specific: Rash due to HIV varies with the stage of disease and related complications. Rash may be due to fungal infection of the skin due to immunodeficiency, K ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Earle Pescatore
31 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
STD: Gonorrhea is a sexually transmitted infection. It can commonly present with genital, rectal or oral symptoms. In the throat it typically cause a sev ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Depends: The few strains that produce genital warts can be seen when active.These can be tiny bubble-like outgrowths that eventually look like small cauliflowe ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gavin Mckinnon
7 years experience Family Medicine
No symptoms: You can have oral HPV without any signs/symptoms at all. There is no reliable test for it. Your best bet is to get the vaccine (gardasil) and limit (i ... Read More
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Dr. Sharon Gilliland
35 years experience Pediatrics
Angry red bumpy rash: Measles is an angry red rash all over the body. Not only does the child have a rash but the child is sick and is miserable. He has a bad runny nose ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Here are some ...: The appearance of chlamydia-related oropharyngitis is non-specific like general redness with multiple patchiness like thrush. In fact, professional ke ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
17 years experience LASIK Surgery
CMV: I am not sure what specific portion of the body you are inquiring about but in the eye is can cause retinal pathology (retinitis), inflammation of the ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience Dermatology
Nonspecific.: The west nile rash looks like many other viral rashes - red bumps and patches, spread over most of the body. Most people with west nile have no sympto ... Read More

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