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Cause Of Penile Cancer
Here are some...: The ultimate cause for cancer is the unwanted mutation of local cells leading to their non-stoppable division & growth in mass, which has been known to be associated with HPV infection notably by subtype 16 & 18, phimosis, no circumcision during young age, etc. But, clinically penile cancer is still a rarity. If concerned, see Doc by following info in http://www.formefirst.com/onDealSickness.html. ...Read more
Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more
ON THE CONTRARY: Peancernile cancer is related to a combination of being uncircumcised and poor personal hygene. Uncircumcised men with poor personal hygene, especially if they have phimosis (tight foreskin) are at significant risk to develop penile cancer. Cleaning under the foreskin regularly virtually removes any risk of penile cancer. Penile cancer is virtually unknown in scandinavia where hygene is excellent. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
See below: The two most common risk factors for penile cancer is being uncircumcised and infection with the HPV virus. Inability to retract foreskin, tobacco use, age >60, poor penile hygiene, and chronic inflammation (balanitis) are additional modifiable risk factors. Important to determine the cause of recurring balanitis which is often an indication for circumcision. ...Read more
No, not related: Penile cancer is not very common, but a bad thing to have because the treatment might include cutting off part of the penis. A person should see a doctor whenever there is any unusual change on his penis. Yeast infections on either the penis or in a vagina are mild problems that are treated with anti-fungals. A yeast infection does not cause penile cancer. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Genital warts: The hpv types that cause external visible warts (hpv types 6 and 11) rarely cause cancer. Other hpv types (most often types 16, 18, 31, 33 and 35) are less common in visible warts but are strongly associated with penile and vulvar intra-epithelial neoplasia (pre-cancerous changes) and squamous cell carcinoma (scc) of the genital area especially cervical cancer and less frequently invasive vulvar c. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am currently treating HPV warts. Do the strands that cause warts cause cancer? Is penile cancer rare in circumcised men?
Not so much: The really nasty warts are usually caused by strains that are less likely to produce cancer, but don't get complacent. The good news is that if you keep a good eye on yourself and your physician checks you regularly, you can get any little cancers removed before they mutilate you. Checks every few months for the rest of your life should be okay. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can HPV itself cause penile cancer? I generally keep my penile area clean(no smegma) and also tale immune boosters. Whats my penile cancer risk?
Slightly higher risk: Genital warts and penile cancer are caused by different types of HPV. People with genital warts may have a slightly higher risk of penile cancer, but only a little bit. With or without past warts, penile cancer is very rare. And it's always easily curable, without serious surgery, if treated early. See a doctor to have warts treated, and get seen soon if any future bumps or sores on the penis. ...Read more
Can splinter cause penile cancer? saw urologist who said he didn't feel anything. not sure how long had two spots like moles. is it cancer? some red.
No cancer: Trauma to or splinter penetrating penis cant induce cancer. In this instance, cancer is induced by viral transformation of cells secondary to the HPV vius which resides in the mucosal lining of the foreskin and can induce cancer or transmit cancer to a sexual partner in the form of cervix cancer. Spots may be hemangioma or nevus secondary to trauma. ...Read more
I am suffering from genital wart from the age of 14 years, now I am 32 years old. Not treated it yet. Will these warts causes penile cancer ?
See below: Most cases of penile cancer are due to hpv 16, 18, 31, and 45. These are the same oncogenic (cancer-causing) strains that have been implicated in the development of cervical cancer, anal cancer, and squamous cell cancers of the mouth, head, and neck. Other strains have also been reported to cause cancer as well. ...Read more
Do the strains of HPV that cause warts on feet and fingers are also the stains that cause penile/urethral/anal cancer? I have warts, am i at risk?
Not at Risk: Common warts, on like on hands and fingers, are caused by HPV 2 and 7. Plantar warts are caused by 1,2 and 4. Low risk genital warts are caused by HPV 6 and 11. The most common strains of HPV virus for anogenital cancer are 16 and 18. There are numerous other strains. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Several looks: A red spot (especially on the glans). A bump usually with a rough surface. Less often an ulcer. Any lesion that stays around for two weeks and is worrisome should get seen. It's slow-growing and is easily cured in the early stages, but the price of neglecting it is high. ...Read more
Penile cancer: Signs of penile cancer include sores, lumps, discharge, and bleeding. Early on these symptoms are quite mild. As long as you have an md check any symptoms that persist for more than a few weeks you can lower risk. Risk of penis cancer is higher in uncircumcised men, due to a higher risk of hpv infection. Other risks include age over 60, having phimosis, poor hygiene, smoking, multiple partners. ...Read more
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