A 43-year-old female asked:
I have a wart growing in my nose. i also have the type of hpv that causes cancer. should i be concerned about the wart causing cancer in my sinuses?
1 doctor answer • 5 doctors weighed in
Infectious Disease 53 years experience
Probably unrelated: Many non-wart growths can look like warts, so you need to see a doctor to confirm the diagnosis, and to make sure it isn't cancer itself. Probably not, but better safe than sorry. Even if you have a nasal wart, probably it is a different strain than the one you have (or had) in the genital area. Most genital HPV is cleared by the immune system; probably you don't have it any more.
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