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Are Body Warts Catching
They are related: Warts are mostly caused by viruses, and the ones that cause genital warts fall into one group of subtypes. The warts on fingers and feet, plantar warts, are in a different family. But all are contagious, so it is wise to be careful and limit exposure of your skin to any skin with warts. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
We are told that the HPV that causes genital warts is highly contagious but what "zone" of body skin actually carries this contagion?
Genital Warts: Genital warts are flesh-colored or gray growths found in the genital area and anal region in both men and women. Genital warts are sometimes referred to as condyloma acuminata or venereal warts. They represent the most common sexually-transmitted disease caused by a virus. ...Read more
What are the effective ways of clearing the hpv virus of warts are present in scrotum.And of warts arent removed will the virus persist?
Low: Rubbing's not a risk, but you can catch herpes that way. Oral sex is unlikely to transmit HIV -- it's so low that nobody seems to be able to give a percentage, even assuming there's a large number of infectious particles in the secretions -- but it's possible and it can give you herpes, syphilis and/or gonorrhea. Why not be safe? ...Read more
Herpes Viruses: There are three herpes viruses. The common chicken pox is caused by a cousin to the other two "herpes' viruses. Chicken pox can now be prevented by the childhood varicella vaccination and hopefully with time we will see this eradicated. There are two herpes viruses. Herpes type one is found on or near the mouth more than 90% of the time. Herpes two is found near the genitals 95% of the time. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
HPV: Hpv types 6 and 11 cause about 90% of genital warts in both men and women. Hpv types 16 and 18 cause about 75% of cervical cancer cases in women. Hpv types 16 and 18 also cause about 70% of vaginal cancer cases and up to 50% of vulvar cancer cases in women. All hpv types that affect the genital area can cause abnormal pap tests in females. . ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not a podiatry ?: Please direct this to your family doctor. ...Read more