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Could you have HPV infection with no visible warts?

Could you have HPV infection with no visible warts?

Yes.: It is fairly common to have hpv with no visible warts, or any symptoms at all. There are lab tests to determine if that is the case. ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Gabor
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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 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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Male:When my HPV warts are gone, should I feel obligated to tell all future partners of my infection which showed symptoms? I know condoms aren't 100%

Yes...: it would be honorable of you to tell them and be very truthful. I also recommend getting tested to determine the strain of HPV virus and to have the saliva test for HPV done also. (www.OralDNA.com) Certain strains of HPV viruses have been known to cause or be associated with several different cancers. Consult with your PCP. ...Read more

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If I have HPV infection, a wart near vagina. Should i be worried? Is having a wart should get me worried? Can I do something at home to remove it?

If I have HPV infection, a wart near vagina. Should i be worried? Is having a wart should get me worried? Can I do something at home to remove it?

Sexually transmitted: Hpv, the usual cause of warts is sexually transmitted. A wart per se is not a reason to be worried, however, you do not know if you acquired other sexually transmitted disease by having unprotected sex. Please consult your doctor, get a pap, hpv vaccination and practice safe sex. ...Read more

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I have hpv(genital warts) that have persisted. I now have a canker sore for the last approx. A week. I have a bacterial throat infection to, related?

Not related: I can't put the three issues together as a related issue. Hpv has the potential of regressing locally and resurfacing later. The other issues arise from different sources. ...Read more

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HPV tends to be a life long infection, like HSV, even if the body clears symptoms. Is this true for cancer-associated strains as well?Or just warts?

HPV tends to be a life long infection, like HSV, even if the body clears symptoms. Is this true for cancer-associated strains as well?Or just warts?

HPV: there are certain strains of HPV that cause cancer, they don't cause warts though. You need to keep up on annual PAP smears to monitor for that. HSV doesn't cause cancer. If you need anything else like prescriptions or anything else feel feel to perform Virtual Consults with me in the future. Hope that helps ...Read more

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Whats responsible for a horrific case of HPV genital warts? Scared my current minor (two tiny warts) HPV infection to give bad one to partners. OCD?

Whats responsible for a horrific case of HPV genital warts? Scared my current minor (two tiny warts) HPV infection to give bad one to partners. OCD?

Delayed treatment: Most genital wart cases remain mild, with small and relatively few warts. There are no known reasons why some progress to giant warts; it's random. Anyway, it is prevented by treating warts when still small. There is no reason to suspect your sex partner(s) would get anything other than an average, mild infection. Once treated and warts gone, you won't be infectious anyway. (OCD? Sounds possible.) ...Read more

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If a woman is infected with hpv type 6 and has 2 genital warts can the infection be passed on to a man if he only used his fingers?

Yes: HPV can be transmitted through sexual contact, without penile penetration. You may consult this site for more information. http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/pubs/pinkbook/hpv.html ...Read more

Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Infection (Definition)

Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more


Dr. Arnold Beresh
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Warts (Definition)

Warts are outgrowths of the skin, usually caused by a virus. They are self-limited, meaning that they can go away on its own ...Read more