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Doctor insights on: Can You Have Both Genital Warts And Cervical Dysplasia At The Same Time

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Dr. Bryan Treacy
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Genital Warts (Definition)

Genital warts are warts with a raised, irregular, flesh colored appearance and can be found anywhere throughout the genital area. The medical term for them is condylomata accuminata and they are caused by certain subtypes of the human papilloma virus (HPV). They are mildly contagious by direct genital contact but are NOT a risk for cervical cancer (which is caused by other subtypes of HPV). There are multiple treatments available and there is also ...Read more


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Can you have both genital warts and cervical dysplasia?

Yes: Both of these conditions are caused by human papillomavirus (just different strains) so frequently warts and cervical dysplasia coexist. ...Read more

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Help! Is it possible to have cervical dysplasia and genital warts?

Yes: Genital warts are related to infection with HPV types 6 or 11, while cervical dysphasia is usually related to infection with HPV types 16 or 18. It is certainly possible to be infected with more than one HPV type at a time. ...Read more

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Does genital warts cause cervical dysplasia? I have been clear of the warts for sevral months now. They were on the outside.

HPV: Yes, some strains of this virus can produce cervical dysplasia, and if you had external lesions it may well be causing the cervical changes as well. See your gynecologist and get this evaluated and treated adequately. Good luck. By the way, make sure you are checked for all other stds. ...Read more

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

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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What are symptoms of cervical dysplasia besides warts?

Different things: Genital warts almost always occur externally (you can see them without a speculum). Most often they will be on the vulva and rarely are they dysplastic (pre-malignant). They are also called condyloma accuminata. Cervical dysplasia occurs on the opening into your uterus and implies pre-malignant changes to the cells. Both are caused by HPV. Your pap tests will evaluate for cervical dysplasia. ...Read more

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Can the same strain of HPV that causes genital warts also cause cervical cancer? Please let me know

Can the same strain of HPV that causes genital warts also cause cervical cancer? Please let me know

Strains 16,18: As HPV is the precursor to cervical cancer, it is especially important to know its symptoms. Because HPV is a virus, it can be transmitted to another person even if the host shows no physical symptoms. And not all strains of the virus produce visible symptoms. Certain strains—6 and 11 produce visible genital warts.Strains 16 and 18 are responsible for most cases of cervical cancer. ...Read more

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Am I at increased risk of developing cervical cancer if I have genital warts?

Am I at increased risk of developing cervical cancer if I have genital warts?

Possibly: Your greatest risk is if you carry the high risk hpv virus. Those strains are not usually the ones which cause genital warts. Your physician can type your virus and let you know. ...Read more

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What types of genital warts are dangerous to become cervical cancer?

What types of genital warts are dangerous to become cervical cancer?

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 more

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Reproductive Organs (Definition)

The major organs of the reproductive system includes, the external genitalia (penis and vulva) as well as a number of internal organs including the gamete producing gonads (testicles and ovaries). Diseases of the human reproductive system are very common and widespread, particularly ...Read more


Dr. Darrin Cunningham
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Cervical Dysplasia (Definition)

Also known as cervical intraepithelial neoplasia, cervical dysplasia is a precancerous disease where abnormal mutant cells penetrate the surface lining of the cervix and the endocerical canal, which is the opening between the ...Read more