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Doctor insights on: Different Types Of Genital Warts

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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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Can you please describe the different ways you can contract herpes or genital warts?

Can you please describe the different ways you can contract herpes or genital warts?

...: You can get genital herpes by having sex (oral, vaginal, anal) with someone who has herpes. The virus can be found in the sores, but there does not need to be an open sore to get the virus. This is known as “asymptomatic shedding.” there is treatment but no cure. Latex condoms decrease risk of getting herpes. ...Read more

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Is HPV and genital warts two different things?

Is HPV and genital warts two different things?

HPV causes warts...: Hpv (human papillomavirus) is a dna virus that infects the skin and mucus membranes (cervix, vagina, vulva, penis, perianal skin, anus, mouth, throat). It is most often spread through sexual contact. Some people with hpv develop warts that are triggered by the virus. Some people can also develop precancerous and cancerous growths caused by hpv. ...Read more

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Can common warts be passed to genitals? Would it also result in genital warts (contagious one) or is it unlikely since they are different strands?

Different warts: (Human Papilloma viruses) tend to be on different parts on the body. So, a wart from the foot is not likely to become a wart on the genital area. ...Read more

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How long can HPV- types that causes genital warts, live outside the body? I'm afraid my cats came in contact with my worn underwear on the floor.

How long can HPV- types that causes genital warts, live outside the body? I'm afraid my cats came in contact with my worn underwear on the floor.

HPV: I would not fear for your cat's safety. Although Papillomatosis can affect both dogs & cats, you have HPV. That stands for Human Papillomavirus which can be transmitted person to person. ...Read more

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What are the different strains of HPV genital warts? Which is worse?

What are the different strains of HPV genital warts? Which is worse?

> 100 strains of HPV: 2 types HPV-16 & HPV-18 are responsible more cancers of cervix, vagina introitus & penis than any of the others. Thus are the worst. Cancer takes 15 - 20 years to develop. Check www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/factsheet/Risk/HPV ...Read more

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Can genital warts be mistaken as HPV? Got pap done. Came back "inad." & HPV 16, 18 tested neg, but under it says "HPV other H risk type - pos" explain

Can genital warts be mistaken as HPV? Got pap done. Came back "inad." & HPV 16, 18 tested neg, but under it says "HPV other H risk type - pos" explain

HPV: HPV causes genital warts (condylomas). Your HPV test seems to indicate that you carry a high-risk strain of the virus other than types 16 or 18. Nothing to worry about immediately, but regular Pap testing and GYN visits are highly advised. ...Read more

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What type of HPV causes red warts the on arm and other genital warts to grow?

Various serotypes: There are well over a hundred different types of hpv which all grow on the human skin and mucous membranes. It is very difficult to type them without a special virology laboratory. Normally only the genital warts ared typed as some have been associated with cancer in that area. ...Read more

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How long to genital warts live on a wash cloth o have been hearing differnt answers?

How long to genital warts live on a wash cloth o have been hearing differnt answers?

Why guess?: Why guess? How about just using a single-use cloth such as a baby wipe? Don't use the cloth twice. There are so many variables, there will be many different answers. Tempature? Type of cloth? Humidity? Variation of wart? Amount of wart? What is your underlying concern? ...Read more

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I treated my genital warts with acid and azot. I did a specific type of pap test to determine what type of HPV i got. There was no sign of hpv.Normal?

I treated my genital warts with acid and azot. I did a specific type of pap test to determine what type of HPV i got. There was no sign of hpv.Normal?

Good not on PAP!!!: So your virus did not infect the cervix. That is good. Now the specific type makes no difference except to get yearly paps. Is "azot" french for nitrogen? Have you been treated yet with Imiquimod cream? You may need many treatments to stop the warts. ...Read more

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Does the type of HPV that causes genital warts also cause mouth warts?

Does the type of HPV that causes genital warts also cause mouth warts?

Rarely: Genital HPV warts are usually limited to the genital skin. In certain conditions like HIV which can severely weaken the body's immune system, HPV associated warts can occur on the vermillion or red part of the lips. When warts occur on the normal skin beyond the lips, it is a different wart virus strain,the one that produces the common wart. ...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?

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

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I have been diagnosed with genital warts I wash my hands after using the restroom. Is it possible to pass them to my baby while changing my baby's diaper or giving her a bath? Im very worried, what should i do different?

I have been diagnosed with genital warts I wash my hands after using the restroom.  Is it possible to pass them to my baby while changing my baby's diaper or giving her a bath?  Im very worried, what should i do different?

Nothing: There is minimal chance YOU could spread this germ to your baby & hand washing should remove even the most remote risk. Your statement does not list babies age or whether the mom has or had genital warts. Babies exposed to genital warts during a vaginal delivery can acquire the germ. It may stay hidden for months and arise as genital or vocal cord warts up to 2 yrs later. ...Read more

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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

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Can you use a and d ointment on genital warts?

Can you use a and d ointment on genital warts?

Yes, but....: ... It won't do any good. See your doctor or a dermatologist and get them treated. ...Read more

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Genital Warts (Definition)

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Warts (Definition)

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