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Does condyloma (hpv) cause impotence in males? Do genital warts due to human papilloma virus cause male impotence?
No: No relationship.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
Well no, but: The gardisil vaccine contains types 16 and 18 which cause 2/3rds of all cervical cancer and another half of vaginal, vulvar and anal cancers. It also has types 6 and 11 which cause 90% of gential warts. So other types not in the vaccine can still infect you but it may prevent your risk for warts by a ton but not completely. ...Read more
How long (months/years) can you have HPV (human paploma virus) before you start getting genital warts?
How long can the HPV virus live outside the body? I borrowed my best friends dildo and she just found out that she has genital warts
If a guy has HPV (genital warts) he cannot get married in order to avoid transmitting of the virus to his lover? Ex: She is above 26 years old.
Doesn't stop wedding: People with contagious diseases get married, everywhere, everyday. It does create a dilemma, as the uninfected spouse doesn't want to catch the infection. First, genital HPV viruses are common, and many people don't know they have them. Therefore, one can get vaccinated (self-pay if no insurance). One can get warts treated to remove them. We can't remove HPV-infected cells that we can't see, yet. ...Read more
Had genital warts, had them froze off all, gone now. So ill just have the HPV virus if a boy performed oral sex on me would he get anything? Nowartsnow
Me and my girlfriend have the HPV virus. She's had surgery to cut away the pre-cancerous cells, and I had genital warts. What does this mean for us?
Keep tabs on it: I'm glad she had the premalignant cells detected and that they will be removed. You can have those nasty warts lasered off or removed by other means. The fact that the two of you have one another and are in a loving relationship is far more of a "plus" than the nuisance of having nasty HPV strains on board. I wish you both the best and hope that your love lasts for a lifetime of happiness. ...Read more
I'm clear of genital warts now but if I have sex, what percentage will my partner get warts from the hpv? But no warts just the virus
I have HPV- Genital Warts. Will get PAP smear done soon. I'm 28. Can I fight the virus our of my system with my immune, if yes how (diet/supplement)?
Here are some. ..: Catracting HPV infection is the common thing in life; some have symptoms like what you saw "genital warts", and most of others become HPV-carriers with no visible lesion & symptom. Somehow, personal immune defense ability can well contain these invading virus. As to if any diet or supplement can do the trick to control it, there has been no known agent for such. But healthy lifestyle can help. .. ...Read more
If I have HPV I understand the virus will live forever in my body but will I ever be free of genital warts?? Please please clerify
HPV: Contrary to common believe, the HPV does not live forever in most people. The vast majority completely clear the virus within 3 years without any treatment. Just a small percentage become chronic carriers for the virus. Sometimes your immune system will hide the virus completely for decades but then the virus pops back out as the immune system ages. But the vast majority of people clear it. ...Read more
HPV (genital warts) can be cleared on its own within 2 or 3 years, what about HSV? Both of them are belonging to viruses groups. Which is more dangerous
Different dangerous: About 80% of the women are able to eliminate the HPV virus. HPV virus causes almost all of the cervical cancers and some other cancers. HSV never leaves the body and may cause recurrent ulcers with pain and fever. It is not associated with cancer, but can cause serious infection in a new born. ...Read more
Will I have HPV for life? I am 24 years old with genital warts and a recent LGSIL pap smear. Will my boyfriend of 6 months get the virus too?
No, not for life: The immune system clears HPV, although it can take up to 2 years. You can assume your BF has already been infected and even might be the source of your infection (you'll never know). Probably he'll never have symptoms, but should keep an eye out for warts. LSIL is mild; you are at low risk for a serious problem. Follow your doc's advice, and also speak with her about HPV vaccination. ...Read more
Hi, I was diagnosed with HPV/ Genital Warts in March this year. How long does virus take to leave the body? And it is useful now to still vaccinated?
Years/yes: The primary infection usually clears within 2 years spontaneously in people with a normal immune system. Many have visible warts removed (laser, frozen, chemical agents) but the germ itself will often hibernate in your system forever and may recur. The most recent vaccine helps protect against 2 wart strains and 7 cancer associated strains if you have never had them. You would get some benefit. ...Read more
I Have genital warts as well as anal warts outside and internally, I have HPV and have been for surgery 2 months back. Can I die from this virus?
Unlikely: The strains that produce genital warts are not associated with cancer, but you could have picked up the cancer associated strains the same way. The strain you have the warts from is more of a nuisance than a threat. After the warts clear or are removed, the germ can stay in your genital skin and re-emerge as warts later. ...Read more
HPV virus carrier: Only a doctor can tell you this by exam and tests. ...Read more
Is there any specific way to distinguish genital warts (condyloma) caused by low-risk HPV & condyloma caused by the secondary stage of syphilis?
If your physician can biopsy the warts then the cause can be determined accurately.
If you want to avoid this you can get blood tests for syphillis to make sure you do not have syphillis. ...Read more
My biopsy results were abnormal. The dr said I had condyloma. Does this mean I have low risk hpv? What is the treatment? And will I get genital warts?
Not necessarily: If you are referring to a cervical biopsy, you have cervical hpv. Most condyloma are low risk hpv, but it is possible to be high risk type. Mild dysplasia requires no treatment. 80% of this will clear spontaneously. Generally cervical hpv does not cause external or vulvar warts/condyloma. ...Read more
How does a male treat his HPV genital warts? What creams/ointments should he apply to it to make it go away?
Several options: Several are available. The trade names are those in the US and may be different in your country: podofilox (Condylox®), sinecatechins (Veregen®), imiquimod (Zyclara®, Aldara®). Treatments in a doctor's office include freezing, acid treatment (bi- or trichloroacetic acid), podophyllin resin, cautery, surgical removal. See a doctor to confirm the diagnosis and get advice on best Rx for you. ...Read more
I am a male who thinks I have become infected with HPV (genital warts) is there some kind of DNA swab test I can do to find out if that's what it is?
Genital warts: Usually can only be diagnosed with a biopsy. Most experienced doctors can give a good diagnosis on careful physical examination. If you have any concerns, you should see a doctor to get an opinion and treatment. These warts are caused by hpv and that could cause cancer in a woman who gets it on her cervix. Best to get it checked. ...Read more
I had vaginal and oral sex with my husband. I have tonsillitis for a month. I also have HPV with genital warts. Is HPV the cause of the tonsillitis?
HPV: Most likely given your history, social activity and duration of pharyngitis. Certain types of HPV infections are connected to pharyngeal cancer. I strongly recommend practicing safe sex with barrier to protect your partner. It is likely you have passed the HPV to your partner who in turn has passed it back to you in the pharynx. ...Read more
If lsil is caused by HPV and genital warts why do doctors let it go away on its own and act like its no big deal?
Is there a test for genital warts when there are no visible signs? Or is the HPV test only done for high risk types that cause cancer?
HPV vaccine: Hpv vaccine protects against types 16 & 18 which are linked to increase in cancer risk. Gardasil also protects against 6 & 11 which are linked to genital warts. Testing for hpv type is typically performed in the lab at the time of pap smear reading. There's no good way to test for genital awards if warts aren't visible to naked eye. ...Read more
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
Can the strain of genital warts cause warts on your face or just in your mouth? How likely is it to get HPV on my face after one dose of guardisil?
There are many...: ...Strains of the virus (hpv) that causes warts. Generally speaking, the strains that cause genital warts are not found in facial warts, although that has never been proven, to my knowledge. Gardisil protects against 4 of the strains of hpv that cause genital warts, so even multiple doses of gardisil are unlikely to have any effect on facial warts, one way or the other. ...Read more
I have genital warts caused by hpv so what I should do? And does touching my genital areas will transfer the warts to other parts of my body?
No significant risk: Genital warts almost never are transmitted to other areas of the body. They also are not transmitted to other persons, such as your baby. The genital types of HPV don't easily infect other areas. To be as safe as possible, just use common sense hygiene, like washing your hands after using the toilet and before handling your baby, e.g. changing diapers. Otherwise don't worry about it. ...Read more
If I have HPV that causes genital warts can my immune system ever surpress it so that it does not come back?
MAYBE: These strains often clear eventually with or without treatment. However, they are from a family of viruses that tend to persist in your body for life, seen or unseen. The potential for a recurrence of visible lesions remains. Unfortunately, these strains are not killed off or suppressed by current anti-virals. Vaccines given prior to any sexual activity remains the best way to avoid the issue. ...Read more
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