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Can HPV that causes warts on genital area on man could also cause cancer as well or is it just warts? I have a red mark on penis and small white dots

Can HPV that causes warts on genital area on man could also cause cancer as well or is it just warts? I have a red mark on penis and small white dots

Possibly: Penile cancers are strongly associated with hpv infection (meaning most men with penile cancer have hpv). It is important to note that most men with hpv do not, however, go on to develop penile cancer, and men with penile cancer are typically much older than 21 years of age. If you have concerns, please see your doc or visit a clinic and undergo a physical exam to learn exactly what you do have. ...Read more

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Dr. Louis Gallia
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Hpv (Definition)

Human Papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted infection. There are over 100 different types of HPV that causes warts in different areas of the body. HPV is incredibly common and almost all sexually active men and women get it during their lifetime. Most of the time HPV does not cause any symptoms or complications. However, A limited number of these HPV viruses are pathogenic and if not monitored carefully can be responsible for causing cervical and penile cancer. Some of these viruses have been ...Read more


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Can the HPV that causes genital warts ever go away for good?

Can the HPV that causes genital warts ever go away for good?

Here are some ...: Once contracting HPV, this virus will stay with us forever, but doesn't mean you'll develop visible warts. However, if you're within the recommended age, i.e., ...Read more

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How long can HPV- types that causes genital warts, live outside the body? I'm afraid my cats came in contact with my worn underwear on the floor.

How long can HPV- types that causes genital warts, live outside the body? I'm afraid my cats came in contact with my worn underwear on the floor.

HPV: I would not fear for your cat's safety. Although Papillomatosis can affect both dogs & cats, you have HPV. That stands for Human Papillomavirus which can be transmitted person to person. ...Read more

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If some warts caused by HPV are so small you can't see them, how can I be sure they are gone?

Doesn't matter: Once you acquire these you can carry the germ in your tissues indefinitely and pass them to a partner with or without visible lesions. With the help of therapy and your immune system most clear the primary infection within 2 years and don't notice a recurrence, but it can. ...Read more

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What could cause skin warts other than hpv?

What could cause skin warts other than hpv?

Verruca: Warts or verruca vulgaris are caused by hpv. You may have another type of growth that is not a wart. For a clear diagnosis see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Does oral hpv that causes warts go away on its own? Are oral warts even common? I'm 21 and I have head to my Bf. Scared he may not be clean.

HPV: Don't worry, you will be fine. You are describing the human condition. We are exposed to pathogens on a daily basis, including during sexual activity. HPV is the most commonly spread STD in the US but only certain strains cause cancer and our immune system can handle many of them. Get screened by your dentist/MD and get your PAP by your OB/GYN, your age indicates its time. Stay calm. ...Read more

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Are there any other cause for wart formation other than hpv?

Are there any other cause for wart formation other than hpv?

Warts & HPV: Warts are caused by an infection with a virus called human papilloma virus (hpv). There are a number of different subtypes of hpv, and the different types are associated with different types of warts. For example, common warts that we get on our hands are caused by one hpv subtype while genital warts are assocaited with other hpv subtypes. ...Read more

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Is HPV that causes abnormal cell changes the same HPV that causes gentian warts?

Is HPV that causes abnormal cell changes the same HPV that causes gentian warts?

Yes and no: There are a couple of hundred subtypes of hpv. Some types cause warts and some cause cancer or pre cancerous cells of the cervix. ...Read more

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Can eating raw garlic everyday help fight against a HPV infection that causes warts????

Can eating raw garlic everyday help fight against a HPV infection that causes warts????

No,: Garlic is not going to help HPV infection. You should get vaccinated against HPV to prevent genital warts and cervical cancer. Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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What else does HPV cause to the body apart from warts and cancer? Does it assist to worsen other diseases if any? Will it ever attack the body?

What else does HPV cause to the body apart from warts and cancer? Does it assist to worsen other diseases if any? Will it ever attack the body?

Only warts, cancer: HPV doesn't cause any health problems other than warts and cancer. And cancer is quite rare. It doesn't worsen any other diseases, and it doesn't "attack the body" other than warts or cancer. Having HPV is normal: it happens to almost every human being who has sex. If you see any genital area bumps, warts, etc see your doctor; and have regular pap smears. Otherwise nothing to worry about. ...Read more

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I have had anorectal warts causes by hpv almost two years ago. Im getting them removed this week with a leep. Is this method effective with a 30% recc?

Can help: The HPV family of viruses have the ability to hibernate in your tissue and return to a symptomatic phase at some point in the future. Whether you burn/freeze or cut the warts off, there may be virus hiding at other locations that will emerge in the future. It may also be one & done, since some do not experience recurrence. ...Read more

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What is HPV genital wart caused from ?and how to cure it ?

Prevention Is Key: Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) causes genital warts, is sexually transmitted. Over 40 types infect the genital tract; over 14 have high risk for development of cancer. Treatment of warts includes cryotherapy, chemical destruction; however cancer risk may remain. Vaccine (age 11-26 yrs) prevents certain high risk strains; most effective if given before sexual debut. Condom use can prevent all strains. ...Read more

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If you have cervical dysplasia caused by hpv, how likely is it for you to get warts?

Slight increase risk: Having any strain of the hpv viruses will put you at an increased risk of getting hpv warts or genital warts. The overall prevalence has been reported to be 1%, but the prevalence is thought to be increasing and may be as high as 4-5%. ...Read more

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Can the different types of HPV cause other skin symptoms besides warts, such as dermatitis?

Can the different types of HPV cause other skin symptoms besides warts, such as dermatitis?

Here are some ...: Any life event always displays itself at a certain spot on its course or pattern of full spectrum to reflect the host's coping ability; likewise, HPV infection does by showing no symptoms at all to full-blown cauliflower-like lesion, but not with "dermatitis" except catching superimposed skin infection by yeasts - candida, or bacteria - staph or strept, but rarely. ...Read more

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How long does warts on the genitals caused by HPV take to go away after they have been froze. Its a week since i had them froze & they are still here?

Usually takes severa: Usually it requires several treatments. Best results from combining several different types of treatment together. Treatment for months or years can occur. Dermatologists usually have most experience with this. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of warts caused by HPV in the mouth?

Perineal warts are: Caused by hpv 16, 18. No oral/pharyngeal warts, but oropharyngeal cancers. Infection seems relatively innocuous, it's the long term risk. There is not a clinical test to discern pharyngeal incorporation into dna...That would require biopsy. The p-16 protein may be detectable, but may not be specific for hpv. ...Read more

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Hi docs, would non genital warts HPV cause symptoms?

Not usually: Warts are usually pain and symptom free. However, they can be irritated by scratching or rubbing and, thus, be annoying. Removing them is usually very simple. Local anesthesia and either excision or coagulation will remove them . Be well. Peter wilk, md. ...Read more

Dr. Arnold Beresh
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Warts (Definition)

Wart = benign skin growth ...Read more