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Dr. Arnold Beresh
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Warts (Definition)

Wart = benign skin growth ...Read more


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Do viruses cause cancer?

Do viruses cause cancer?

Viruses and Cancer: Ordinary cold viruses, gastroenteroviruses and such are not cancer promoters. Some viruses - such as the human papilloma virus (hpv), and some others, are linked to human cancer, but they require promoters and other conditions to be present, so as long as you get screened regularly (pap smear, mammogram, colonoscopy in your 50's, etc., your doctor can detect any abnormalities early enough. ...Read more

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HPV warts I got mine remove with electrical by a dr but some tiny ones r back what can I do and do all HPV warts lead to cancer n how can I avoid canc?

HPV warts I got mine remove with electrical by a dr but some tiny ones r back what can I do and do all HPV warts lead to cancer n how can I avoid canc?

Go back and have any lesions treated.: After you have the lesions treated you may also benefit from the vaccination. The vaccination is not for all strains but usually the most worrisome strains for the development of cancer. Your best long-term modality for prevention would be regular examination of yourself and by your physician. ...Read more

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Can you let me know how many/what strains of HPV (genital warts) cause penile cancer?

Can you let me know how many/what strains of HPV (genital warts) cause penile cancer?

See below: Most cases of penile cancer are due to hpv 16, 18, 31, and 45. These are the same oncogenic (cancer-causing) strains that have been implicated in the development of cervical cancer, anal cancer, and squamous cell cancers of the mouth, head, and neck. Other strains have also been reported to cause cancer as well. ...Read more

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Do genital warts look like warts and do they go away?

Do genital warts look like warts and do they go away?

Not usually: Genital warts have typical appearances, although in females, they make require application of mild Acetic Acid to identify and make apparent. They typically do not spontaneously resolve. Their importance is not their ability to spread within oneself and to others, but also their ability to involve the cervix and potential cervical cancers. Consequently, they need to be addressed aggressively. ...Read more

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What can I do to avoid those plantar warts?

What can I do to avoid those plantar warts?

Shower shoes: Wear flip flops or other water shoes in public shower or swimming area. ...Read more

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Do all moles cause cancer eventually?

Do all moles cause cancer eventually?

NO: Most moles are benign and will never become cancer. They medical name for them is a nevus. ...Read more

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What can I do to prevent plantars warts from appearing?

What can I do to prevent plantars warts from appearing?

YOU DON'T: There is no way you can prevent them. Why are you so worried about this? There are important things. This is not one of them. When i go to places where people are mostly barefoot, i never see warts on the feet. Relax. ...Read more

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Can genital warts cure it self? Can they go away and not come back or be spread? Are they just spread threw sex? Can this cause cancer?

Maybe, maybe: The best answer will be provided by your dr or gyn, after an examination of this lesion. It could be many things, and we can not know if your diagnostic impression is correct. In some cases yes, would be the right answer to most of your (multiple) questions. Best of luck. ...Read more

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How do they find the HPV virus?

Visible lesions: If you are a male, the lesions are diagnosed by visualizing the lesions. In females, these lesions are diagnosed with a pap smear or by visibly seeing the lesions. ...Read more

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Can the same strain of HPV that causes genital warts also cause cervical cancer? Please let me know

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

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Why do people/doctors say HPV can sometimes clear up on its own? Dont they mean HPV can lay dormant. Viruses never just go away! can't rid a virus.

HPV can go away: Hpv is a common virus that most of us are exposed to by virtue of being human beings who are sexually active. It is an issue when it causes genital warts and pre-cancerous changes of the cervix. It is possible for the virus to lay dormant in the areas where exposure occurred, but it can also be cleared. Your chances of clearing the virus are better if you do not smoke! ...Read more

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Can men be cured from HPV that causes warts? Will their healthy immune system get rid of it? And will warts go away by themselves or surgery needed??

Can men be cured from HPV that causes warts? Will their healthy immune system get rid of it? And will warts go away by themselves or surgery needed??

Not really: Once you've met a particular strain of HPV, it's yours for life. Warts may come and go. Anything you read about "strengthening your immune system to fight HPV" is by crooks. Warts are best removed by your physician. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of these anal blisters from spicy food?

How do I get rid of these anal blisters from spicy food?

Consult primary: You may have a condition called proctitis, an inflammation of the lining of the rectum and anus caused by acidic or very spicy foods. This usually require a prescription for cortisone derivative rectal cream. Defintely see your physician. ...Read more

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Can the HPV that causes genital warts ever go away for good?

Here are some ...: Once contracting HPV, this virus will stay with us forever, but doesn't mean you'll develop visible warts. However, if you're within the recommended age, i.e., ...Read more

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How does this HPV virus work or cause problems?

HPV is a virus: Hpv is a sexually transmitted virus that can cause changes in the female birth canal cell that can lead to cancer of the cervix. There are many strains of hpv, but only a few are very dangerous. These can be tested for with a test along with the pap smear. There is some evidence that hpv can be transmitted orally. Except for penile warts, men generally don't show overt signs of infection. ...Read more