A 42-year-old member asked:
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is hpv and genital warts two different things?

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Dr. Charles Sturgis
28 years experience Pathology
HPV causes warts...: Hpv (human papillomavirus) is a dna virus that infects the skin and mucus membranes (cervix, vagina, vulva, penis, perianal skin, anus, mouth, throat). It is most often spread through sexual contact. Some people with hpv develop warts that are triggered by the virus. Some people can also develop precancerous and cancerous growths caused by hpv.
Answered on Dec 26, 2013

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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dominic Riganotti
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Possibly: It might. You should have your primary of GYN check.
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There : There are many different strains of human papilloma virus. You could have recurrence or this could be a new strain.

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