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Dr. Lawrence Kessler
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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 are the effects of HPV on pregnancy?

What are the effects of HPV on pregnancy?

Typically none: Hpv itself will not harm your pregnancy. If you have developed genital warts from hpv, they often grow rapidly during pregnancy and can potentially cause obstruction to a vaginal delivery. If hpv has caused cervical abnormalities like dysplasia, you may need further evaluation of your cervix. ...Read more

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

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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Will low risk HPV and genital warts affect pregnancy?

Will low risk HPV and genital warts affect pregnancy?

Not typically: The only way hpv affects pregnancy is if the wart is so big it would affect the baby's head/body coming out of the birth canal. This is a very rare situation. Genital warts are common enough that many women have them during pregnancy. You can always talk to your ob/gyn and discuss for his/her opinion as well. Good luck with pregnancy! ...Read more

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How does HPV cause genital warts and cancer at the same time?

How does HPV cause genital warts and cancer at the same time?

Double answer: There is good evidence that the wart producing strains just produce warts.However, you get the non-wart strains (associated with cancer) the same way and often never know you have them unless specific testing is done. ...Read more

Dr. James Lin Dr. Lin
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Genital warts removed from base of my penis. However aware that still a carrier of HPV. Worried about infecting future safe partners. ?

Dr. James Lin Dr. Lin
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Genital warts removed from base of my penis. However aware that still a carrier of HPV. Worried about infecting future safe partners. ?

Here are some ...: Once infected with HPV, its virus will almost stay with you forever although you may have no clinically detectable visible warts. In reality, just exercise higher diligence & vigilance for safer sex. Besides, make sure to have regular PAP smear for sex partner. There is no practical need to be overly anxious about it; just move & live on; if seeing something, deal with it timely. ...Read more

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What is the risk of wart infection on genitals?

What is the risk of wart infection on genitals?

Infections/dysplasia: Genital warts (on the penis, scrotum, cervix, vagina, vulva, perineum, perianal skin, and anus) are caused by hpv (human papillomavirus). Having warts may cause the genital lining / skin to be less uniformly intact and may slightly predispose to greater likelihood of contracting other sexually transmitted infections. Hpv can also lead to precancerous changes (dysplasia) and even to cancers. ...Read more

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Performed one-time vaginal oral sex on HPV positive woman. She has history of abnormal pap (non cancer) with this HPV. My chances of HPV contraction?

Performed one-time vaginal oral sex on HPV positive woman. She has history of abnormal pap (non cancer) with this HPV.  My chances of HPV contraction?

Possible: There are various subtypes of the HPV virus and they can be transferred by oral sex. The probability depends on how active her disease is at present. If her diagnosis was well in the past and her recent paps are normal, there would be less chance. ...Read more

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Can the strain of genital warts cause warts on your face or just in your mouth? How likely is it to get HPV on my face after one dose of guardisil?

Can the strain of genital warts cause warts on your face or just in your mouth?  How likely is it to get HPV on my face after one dose of guardisil?

There are many...: ...Strains of the virus (hpv) that causes warts. Generally speaking, the strains that cause genital warts are not found in facial warts, although that has never been proven, to my knowledge. Gardisil protects against 4 of the strains of hpv that cause genital warts, so even multiple doses of gardisil are unlikely to have any effect on facial warts, one way or the other. ...Read more

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I have low risk hpv.Genital warts will the HPV vaccine protect me from the other 3 hpv? Will the vaccine be effective in preventing hpv-related diseas

I have low risk hpv.Genital warts will the HPV vaccine protect me from the other 3 hpv? Will the vaccine be effective in preventing hpv-related diseas

Yes: If you get the 4 strain vaccine & have not been infected by the other three strains, the vaccine can benefit you in building your immune protection from those strains. ...Read more

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Dr. Jay Park Dr. Park
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Will genital warts affect my newborn?

Dr. Jay Park Dr. Park
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Will genital warts affect my newborn?

Yes, it can.: Anogenital wart can develop even months after birth, and laryngeal papilloma rarely develops inside larynx (vocal cord). ...Read more

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As there are genital warts on my penis from the age of 15. Now my age is 32. how to know the genital warts on my penis are cancerous or not ?

As there are genital warts on my penis from the age of 15. Now my age is 32. how to know the genital warts on my penis are cancerous or not ?

Need a doctor: Genital warts are sexually transmitted.Did you see a doctor? Simple external treatment is available if it is warts.Very unlikely as it remained the same for 17 years. ...Read more

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My genital warts is a problem while pregnant and giving vaginal birth, what about if the warts on not inside the vagina?

Hard to say: Once you have acquired genital warts, you cannot say for certain where the virus may be located. The visible warts are obvious, and many have had these removed with a laser, only to see some come up months or years later at other locations.There can be skin areas that ave shedding virus but no visible lesions. ...Read more

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Do the warts on my hands give a woman cervical cancer?

Do the warts on my hands give a woman cervical cancer?

HPV does: Cause "common warts", but usually it is type 1. The most common types are 16 and 18 to cause cancers. Hand warts do not pose a risk. ...Read more

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Can thuja have a positive effect on genital warts?

Can thuja have a positive effect on genital warts?

Thuja occidentalis: In the 19th century thuja was in common use as an externally applied tincture or ointment for the treatment of warts, ringworm and thrush. "an injection of the tincture into venereal warts is said to cause them to disappear." see a dermatologist to see if the thuja is right for you. ...Read more

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Do the strains of HPV that cause warts on feet and fingers are also the stains that cause penile/urethral/anal cancer? I have warts, am i at risk?

Do the strains of HPV that cause warts on feet and fingers are also the stains that cause penile/urethral/anal cancer? I have warts, am i at risk?

HPV V. Verruca: The hp virus is causative in genital warts, whereas the verruca virus is causative in the common plantar wart/finger warts you may be referring to. The regular verruca warts will not put you at risk of getting genital warts. ...Read more

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Warts on head of penis, is this normal?

Warts on head of penis, is this normal?

No.: Penile "warts" are not normal and may be a sign of hpv infection. The human papillomavirus is a common genital condition (in both men and women). Hpv is infectious, and if you have it, you may transmit it to sexual partners. It would be good to visit with a clinic / healthcare provider to have an examination and see if an appropriate treatment could be pursued. Hope that this helps. ...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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Warts (Definition)

Wart = benign skin growth ...Read more