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What is the most prevalent viral types of the human papillomavirus found in condyloma acuminate?

What is the most prevalent viral types of the human papillomavirus found in condyloma acuminate?

6 and 11: The most common serotypes that infect the genitalia and anal area include hpv-18, hpv-16, hpv-11 and hpv-6. However, the most common serotypes that are associated with genital warts are hpv-6 and hpv-11. http://www.bestgenitalwartstreatment.org/what-causes-genital-warts. ...Read more

Dr. James Krick
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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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What is the percentage of perinatal transfer of hepatitis b virus in the vaccine era?

What is the percentage of perinatal transfer of hepatitis b virus in the vaccine era?

Where?: With use of the vaccine there is marked reduction in the incidence of chronic hep b carriage which is generally how perinatal transfer occurs. In taiwan, for example, the rate has fallen dramatically. In third world countries it remains inordinately high since access to the vaccine or acceptability by the population is reduced. Check the who web site for exact percentages by country. ...Read more

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What are the most prevalent viral types of the human papillomavirus found in condyloma acuminate?

What are the most prevalent viral types of the human papillomavirus found in condyloma acuminate?

6, & 11: About 90% of genital warts are caused by 2 specific hpv types (6 and 11) and are the least likely to have cancer-causing potential. Genital warts may go away on their own in about 10-20% of people over a period of 3-4 months. There at a variety of therapies available to help remove and suppress them. They are quite contagious when present. ...Read more

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HPV in a first cytology analysis of type (SIL. BG)/ CIN/ HPV) showed genotype of high risk (59). What is best next step & caution/prevention measure?

HPV in a first cytology analysis of type (SIL. BG)/ CIN/ HPV) showed genotype of high risk (59). What is best next step & caution/prevention measure?

What did Pap show?: Did ur Pap cytology show SIL? - LSIL or HSIL? If so, given ur age, you need a Colposcopy, regardless of HPV result. However a high risk HPV subtype supports the cytology result of SIL. A colposcopy with biopsies / ECC will provide histologic samples for the pathologist to determine severity of cervical dysplasia. Please see clinician who is qualified to perform colposcopies to review ur results ...Read more

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What are some of the symptoms of HPV (genital warts) in men?

What are some of the symptoms of HPV (genital warts) in men?

Here are ...: Seeing newly developed bumps of variable size and elevation with no discomfort mainly on the penis, occasionally at urethral opening, around anus, or rarely even in the throat, depending on personal sex lifestyle. At times, one may feel some burning urination since concomitant STD-urethritis by gono / chlamydia may happen. Detail? Ask Doc timely. ...Read more

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How was the causation of cervical cancer by HPV proven?

How was the causation of cervical cancer by HPV proven?

Multiple Studies: Here is an early article from 1985: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/2994541 Basically, the link rests on: (1) always finding HPV infection in cervical cancer tumors, and (2) experimentally inducing cervical cancer in lab animals with HPV or similar viruses. The fact that HPV immunization reduces risk of cervical cancer by about a factor of 20 is additional evidence of the connection. ...Read more

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Can HPV be cured or is it only treated ??

Can HPV be cured or is it only treated ??

HPV: Hi, most of HPV infections are cleared by the body within 2 years. There is currently no specific treatment for HPV infection. But there is vaccine approved for use in women and men to prevent the high risk HPVs. ...Read more

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What strains of HPV cause cervical and prostate cancer?

What strains of HPV cause cervical and prostate cancer?

Not prostate: No HPV is indicated in prostate cancer. Please don't equivocate the two. Prostate cancer is almost entirely due to androgenic stimulation as far as we know now. Not HPV. ...Read more

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Are the following conditions the same HPV virus, condyloma acuminatum and warts ?

Are the following conditions the same HPV virus, condyloma acuminatum and warts ?

Yes, sorta: There is more than one kind of wart and more than one kind of wart virus. Condyloma accuminata are genital warts and should not be confused with plantar warts or other skin warts. Condyloma are from hpv (human papilloma virus). ...Read more

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Which type of skin cancer accounts for largest number of cancer deaths?

Which type of skin cancer accounts for largest number of cancer deaths?

Melanoma: Melanomas, cancer of the pigment forming cells in the skin, malignant melanomas account for most of the deaths due to skin cancer. ...Read more

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Are neoplasm of uncertain behavior of skin always cancer?

Are neoplasm of uncertain behavior of skin always cancer?

Usually not: Most skin pathologists will use that term when something is close to, but not definitely, a skin cancer. The final diagnosis may depend on whether any more tissue needs to be biopsied. ...Read more

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What percent of girls in europe get HPV vaccine?

Answer by company: A better question to ask primary care docs.Also may get a rough estimate from the manufacturer. ...Read more

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Does the HPV vaccination in adult men prevent HPV associated oral and laryngeal cancers?

Does the HPV vaccination in adult men prevent HPV associated oral and laryngeal cancers?

Might help: There are at least 2 strains involved in those cancers and any of the available HPV vaccines can help prevent them, if given prior to exposure to those strains.After you acquire HPV from a problem strain, the vaccine cannot cure or remove it from your system. ...Read more

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What the risk of penile cancer from past HPV warts? I've heard conflicting information.I've also read it's almost nonexistent in circumcised men.True?

What the risk of penile cancer from past HPV warts? I've heard conflicting information.I've also read it's almost nonexistent in circumcised men.True?

Yes, ...: Penile cancer has its storng connection with long tight foreskin, and in some cases, some subtypes of HPV like 16 & 18 have been blamed, But, in reality, I would not worry about such as long as the whole glans penis and foreskin can be well exposed and cleansed. To help live a realistic life, peruse articles listed in http://formefirst.com/onLifeBasics.html. More? Contact me as needed. ...Read more

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What is the deadliest form of cancer? Which cancer claims the most lives? How many people die of cancer per year?

Lung : Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer related deaths in men and women among all ethnic groups in the United States. Cancer kills approximately 550, 000 americans every year. ...Read more

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Of all the cases of men with HPV or HPV16, how many of those cases develop oral cancer?

Of all the cases of men with HPV or HPV16, how many of those cases develop oral cancer?

HPV 16: White, non-smoking males age 35 to 55 are 4 to 1 over females to develop oral/oropharyngeal cancer due primarily to HPV 16 infection. Cannot find overall risk frequency for males with HPV 16 to develop cancer. It takes about 15 years after being infected to develop such cancers. ...Read more

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Expert opinions? Which strain of HPV increases the risk of anal/rectal cancer?

Expert opinions? Which strain of HPV increases the risk of anal/rectal cancer?

Most risk with 16/18: Squamous carcinoma of the anus is most often mediated / caused by infection with high risk hpv (in both men and women). There more than 10 types of hpv that are 'high risk'. Of those, types 16 and 18 are most strongly associated with progression to invasive cancer. In general, rectal cancers are not caused by hpv infections. ...Read more

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Are there reports of a deadly outbreak of pnemonic plague in the usa?

Are there reports of a deadly outbreak of pnemonic plague in the usa?

Internet junk: I've seen the conspiracy sites. It's not happening in the us, but there have been outbreaks in peru and madagascar, in remote rural areas where people are exposed to the bacterium which has its reservoir in wild animals. ...Read more