A member asked:

My whole body manifested with hpv warts. i have many warts on fingers. multiple on each finger. sadly also on my vagina. i know it's different strains on different site. i tried acid but keep coming back. will i carry all these strains virus forever?

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Dr. James Ferguson answered

Specializes in Pediatrics

Confusing statement: The only skin that can sustain genital warts are genital: peri-anal, labial, penile & scrotal. In infants they rarely affect the vocal cords, in immune deficient they can appear at the lip margin. Finger warts are a totally different strain that does not affect the genitals.The primary infection usually clears in 2 yrs when you become immune.Strains can hibernate forever but rarely re-emerge.

Answered 3/3/2020

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