A 19-year-old female asked:
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i've had warts on my hands since i was a child. does hpv cause warts on hands and fingers? am i going get cervical cancer?

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Dr. Amy Deeken
19 years experience Pathology
HPV causes warts: Hpv causes warts on the hands. It is not related to your risk of cervical cancer. Different strains of the virus cause cervical carcinoma (types 16, 18, 31, and 33. Consider asking your doctor about pap smear and hpv testing if you are concerned about cervical cancer.
Answered on Nov 2, 2015

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