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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Squamous Papilloma

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What causes a benign keratotic squamous pappilloma to the back?

What causes a benign keratotic squamous pappilloma to the back?

Papilloma: Keratotic skin lesions are often related to Sun exposure, but papillomas are often seen in nonsunexposed areas of the skin. A dermatologist may be better qualified to answer your question, however. ...Read more

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Are there any anti viral medications which are effective against established cases of squamous papilloma?

Are there any anti viral medications which are effective against established cases of squamous papilloma?

Hpv: There are meds that affect the manifestations of the virus (ie, the papillomas) but it takes the patient's body to get rid of the virus. Imiquimod is an immune modulator that is very effective. Both tri- and bi-choroacetic acid can destroy visible lesions also but have no affect on the virus. ...Read more

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My 3 year old has had a squamous papilloma for almost two years now inside his lower lip. How did he get this? No one in the family has hpv 6 or 11.

My 3 year old has had a squamous papilloma for almost two years now inside his lower lip. How did he get this? No one in the family has hpv 6 or 11.

No certain answer.: Oral squamous papilloma are thought to be caused by HPV, most commonly 6 and 11, it is possible that other strains could also cause the lesion. In addition, unless it has been biopsied, squamous papilloma could be confused with verrucas vulgaris which is also thought to be HPV induced, but with strains that often cause common warts on the skin but can occur on mucous membranes. ...Read more

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What is inverted papilloma with dysplasia and foci of in situto invasive squamous cell carcinoma (transitional)?

What is inverted papilloma with dysplasia and foci of in situto invasive squamous cell carcinoma (transitional)?

Location: What is the source of the biopsy? In the paranasal sinuses inverted papilloma is a sinus tumor traditionally treated with surgery, especially if there are foci of carcinoma. ...Read more

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What does this mean? Inverted papilloma with dysplasia and foci of in situ invasive squamous cell carcinoma (transitional)?

What does this mean? Inverted papilloma with dysplasia and foci of in situ invasive squamous cell carcinoma (transitional)?

Premalignant: An inverted papilloma is a tumor in which surface epithelial cells grow downward into the underlying supportive tissue. It may occur in the nose and/or sinuses or in the urinary tract (bladder, renal pelvis, ureter, urethra). With dysplasia and in-situ squamous Ca this would probably be a premalignant sinus carcinoma bordering on squamous cell Ca needing resection. ...Read more

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Are warts caused due to papilloma?

Are warts caused due to papilloma?

Yes: Warts are caused by the human papilla virus. These can be treated a number of ways, but I find that liquid nitrogen works best. Your physician can spray this on the wart in the office - they don't need to be burnt off or cut out. ...Read more

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Which are the causes of oral condiloma and papilloma besides sexual intercurses?

Which are the causes of oral condiloma and papilloma besides sexual intercurses?

Warts: HPV is transmitted from infected skin to skin or mucous membranes. Or by infected bodily fluids to such tissues. Sexual intercourse is not the only way HPVis acquired. ...Read more

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What does a diagnosis of papilloma on the skin mean? How common are they ans what is the cause. The papilloma was pink and soft to touch.

What does a diagnosis of papilloma on the skin mean? How common are they ans what is the cause. The papilloma was pink and soft to touch.

Papilloma: Simply means finger like growth. There are multiple types, such as benign skin tag (cause unknown) or wart (caused by human papilloma virus) ...Read more

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I'm having a pearl papilloma on pennies. Do it caused by infecting hpv?

I'm having a pearl papilloma on pennies. Do it caused by infecting hpv?

Here are some. ..: Pearly penile papules (papillma) are benign angiofibroma on corona of glans penis, and not related with HPV. ...Read more

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Can human papilloma virus cause cancer in women?

Can human papilloma virus cause cancer in women?

HPV and cancer: Yes. Human papilloma virus is a known cause of cervical cancer, as well as some other cancers. If you had it diagnosed after a pap smear, for example, it is best to consult your gynecologist to MAP out the best plan of action for you, depending on the extent of the cellular changes and the specific species of virus involved. Some are more dangerous than others, such as types 16 & 18. ...Read more

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Can the human papilloma virus cause cancer in men?

Can the human papilloma virus cause cancer in men?

HPV: Yes. Human papilloma virus can cause penile cancers and certain head and neck cancer and ano-rectal cancers in men. ...Read more

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What causes breast bloody discharge beside cancer or intraductal papilloma?

What causes breast bloody discharge beside cancer or intraductal papilloma?

Fibroadenoma: And bloody discharge is more likley to be benign than invasive cancer...Problem is benignancy and malignncy cannot be discerned until it is removed and margins and receptors assessed. ...Read more

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I heard human papilloma virus spreads by cunilingus cause throat cancer in men?

I heard human papilloma virus spreads by cunilingus cause throat cancer in men?

Can happen: The HPV virus has been known to be associated with the development of squamous cancer of the cervix. More recently, HPV has been shown to also be associated with oral squamous cancer. Since the virus is present under the foreskin of the penis and the vaginal area of the cervix, any means by which the virus can enter the oral cavity can induce the squamous cell lesion. Cunilingus is one method. ...Read more

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Throat a bit sore, swollen nodes on neck for 2 months ENT described as not worrying. He saw a papilloma on my uvula, is it the cause of the nodes? 21, female

Throat a bit sore, swollen nodes on neck for 2 months ENT described as not worrying. He saw a papilloma on my uvula, is it the cause of the nodes? 21, female

Papilloma: I don't think that a simple papilloma would cause enlarged lymph nodes. In view of the throat soreness and persistent swollen neck glands, I recommend that a throat culture and testing for infectious mononucleosis be done. Discuss this with your physician. ...Read more

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What causes squamous metaplasia in the cervix?

What causes squamous metaplasia in the cervix?

Cause is not importa: If you have this problem, your gynecologist will advise you what to do. It is nothing serious. Just have a follow up test (? Pap) as advised. It will probably be gone by next time. It does not get any worse. So quit worrying. ...Read more

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I had squamous but two months later I had a cyst rupture. Can it cause a strange test result?

I had squamous but two months later I had a cyst rupture. Can it cause a strange test result?

Rephrase, please: Ascus (or atypical squamous cells of undetermined significance) is a finding on pap smear which is very common and not necessarily serious. It should be followed, especially if hpv is positive. I don't know what you mean by 'strange test result'. What test? ...Read more

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Causes for atypical squamous cells finding on pap with a negative hpv? Can these cells just go back to normal? Does this mean cancer??

Causes for atypical squamous cells finding on pap with a negative hpv? Can these cells just go back to normal? Does this mean cancer??

Yes they can become: Atypical cells can be due to many causes. Some of these causes (like infection/inflammation) do resolve and the cells then normalize. Your doctor just needs to keep an eye on this area to make sure that the cells do not get any worse over the coming 5-10 years. ...Read more

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Can chewing tobacco cause a squamous cell carcinoma?

Can chewing tobacco cause a squamous cell carcinoma?

Definitely: Smokeless is absolutely a risk factor in the development of squamous cell carcinoma of the mouth, gums and jaw. ...Read more

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Can squamous metaplasia cause an ASCUS pap result? Had leep for cin 2, 10 months ago. Just had f/u pap, came back ASCUS w/ squamous metaplasia. F/u colpo showed no lesions. Doc said 1 year pap f/u now. Likelihood I’ll get CIN grade again by then?

Can squamous metaplasia cause an ASCUS pap result? Had leep for cin 2, 10 months ago. Just had f/u pap, came back ASCUS w/ squamous metaplasia. F/u colpo showed no lesions. Doc said 1 year pap f/u now. Likelihood I’ll get CIN grade again by then?

Maybe, maybe not: CIN can recur after appropriate treatment, however it is not present in the ASCUS/squamous metaplasia of today's report. It is a good idea to continue follow up pap smears regularly to get early notification if CIN does recur. ...Read more

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Is an abnormal pap smear result of low grade squamous intraepithelial lesion, mild dysplasia present always caused by hpv?

Is an abnormal pap smear result of low grade squamous intraepithelial lesion, mild dysplasia present always caused by hpv?

No: HPV is associated with most but not all cases of cervical intraepithelial lesions. That is why Pap smear remains the gold standard for cervical cancer screening. The reverse is also true: not every HPV infection is associated with dysplasia ...Read more

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What can cause reactive squamous metaplasia in male urethra? Non smoker with negative for bacteria in urine cytology and common stds. Hpv positive.

What can cause reactive squamous metaplasia in male urethra? Non smoker with negative for bacteria in urine cytology and common stds. Hpv positive.

Trauma, infection: Or hormones. Intermittent catheterization or indwelling catheters can induce squamous metaplasia, hpv, which is a std as well as other STDs can cause it. Estrogen pretreated men undergoing gender change have urethral metaplasia. Can be associated with bladder and urethral cancers. Sometimes harmless and of no known cause. ...Read more