A 20-year-old female asked:
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if a plantar wart was to be spread to the genitals or in the mouth, would it still be the same type of wart? treatable in the same way?

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Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Virus with fetish: Treatment depends on location. All hpv are not same, there over 60 types most of the time go away on their own. Yes genital & mouth possible to be the same as they all cause cancers, main culprits 6 11 16 18 quadirvalevt vaccination is available as they cause ca of cervix, vagina, vulva throat, anal penile cancer in men. Young woman need vaccination to prevent above cancers.
Answered on Jul 15, 2013

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