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Warts And Hpv 16 And 18
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
Doesn't matter: Once you acquire these you can carry the germ in your tissues indefinitely and pass them to a partner with or without visible lesions. With the help of therapy and your immune system most clear the primary infection within 2 years and don't notice a recurrence, but it can. ...Read more
Yes: Warts are caused by the Human Papilloma virus of which there are about 130 different types ...Read more
Does oral hpv that causes warts go away on its own? Are oral warts even common? I'm 21 and I have head to my Bf. Scared he may not be clean.
HPV: Don't worry, you will be fine. You are describing the human condition. We are exposed to pathogens on a daily basis, including during sexual activity. HPV is the most commonly spread STD in the US but only certain strains cause cancer and our immune system can handle many of them. Get screened by your dentist/MD and get your PAP by your OB/GYN, your age indicates its time. Stay calm. ...Read more
Warts & HPV: Warts are caused by an infection with a virus called human papilloma virus (hpv). There are a number of different subtypes of hpv, and the different types are associated with different types of warts. For example, common warts that we get on our hands are caused by one hpv subtype while genital warts are assocaited with other hpv subtypes. ...Read more
What else does HPV cause to the body apart from warts and cancer? Does it assist to worsen other diseases if any? Will it ever attack the body?
Only warts, cancer: HPV doesn't cause any health problems other than warts and cancer. Cancer is the main serious problem. HPV doesn't worsen any other diseases or "attack the body" other than warts or cancer. Having HPV is normal: it happens to almost every human being who has sex. If you see any genital area bumps, warts, etc see your doctor; and have regular pap smears. Good luck! ...Read more
I have had anorectal warts causes by hpv almost two years ago. Im getting them removed this week with a leep. Is this method effective with a 30% recc?
Can help: The HPV family of viruses have the ability to hibernate in your tissue and return to a symptomatic phase at some point in the future. Whether you burn/freeze or cut the warts off, there may be virus hiding at other locations that will emerge in the future. It may also be one & done, since some do not experience recurrence. ...Read more
Prevention Is Key: Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) causes genital warts, is sexually transmitted. Over 40 types infect the genital tract; over 14 have high risk for development of cancer. Treatment of warts includes cryotherapy, chemical destruction; however cancer risk may remain. Vaccine (age 11-26 yrs) prevents certain high risk strains; most effective if given before sexual debut. Condom use can prevent all strains. ...Read more
Here are some ...: Any life event always displays itself at a certain spot on its course or pattern of full spectrum to reflect the host's coping ability; likewise, HPV infection does by showing no symptoms at all to full-blown cauliflower-like lesion, but not with "dermatitis" except catching superimposed skin infection by yeasts - candida, or bacteria - staph or strept, but rarely. ...Read more
How long does warts on the genitals caused by HPV take to go away after they have been froze. Its a week since i had them froze & they are still here?
Usually takes severa: Usually it requires several treatments. Best results from combining several different types of treatment together. Treatment for months or years can occur. Dermatologists usually have most experience with this. ...Read more
Perineal warts are: Caused by hpv 16, 18. No oral/pharyngeal warts, but oropharyngeal cancers. Infection seems relatively innocuous, it's the long term risk. There is not a clinical test to discern pharyngeal incorporation into dna...That would require biopsy. The p-16 protein may be detectable, but may not be specific for hpv. ...Read more
Doubt it's related: I can see where anxiety related to an hpv diagnosis could produce some chest tightness.But that's as close as it gets.Hpv is similar to weeds in your lawn.It grows where the virus starts & doesn't go further unless it seeds another surface. It does not enter your blood like a flu or move through your body.It's symptoms arise from the physical changes at the location it infects. ...Read more
I was told skin tags caused by HPV are spreadable. If so, how can I tell if its a natural tag or by hpv? I know it isn't a wart, so why can it spread?
Not skin tag: Hpv, or human papilloma virus, causes warts, including common warts and genital warts. These are different from skin tags. A skin tag is generally a flap of skin or similar, while a wart is flat. Because warts contain virus, they can be infectious. To be sure, see your provider. ...Read more
I have HPV gen warts & they're tiny. What can it cause later in life? I'm 23 & healthy. Will virus ever go away? I got vaccines @ 11-12 b4 sex active
Confirm diagnosis: HPV is the only cause of warts, at any age. But make sure a health professional has confirmed the diagnosis. Most self diagnosed "tiny" warts are not warts at all. HPV usually is cleared entirely by the immune system. DNA may persist, but uncommonly reactivates to cause disease or transmission to partners. Also see my reply to your other question. ...Read more
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??
See your GYN Dr: Dr. Can treat them appropriately. Not a problem that you can take care of yourself. Good luck. ...Read more
Genital warts: Warts are caused by strains of the HPV, but skin warts are caused by a different strain than genital warts. Touching a wart on a regular skin surface does not spread it to your genital skin. HPV is a family of dozens of different strains, some producing various types of warts but most that do not. Each strain is very specific to where it is found. ...Read more
Plantar warts transmitted from swimming pools due to the rough surfaces abrading the skin of the feet
periungual warts in patients who bite their finger nails
shaving spreads warts over the beard area or legs
new warts may develop along the sites of trauma, this is known as the koebner phenomenon. ...Read more