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I have HPV and warts. I am going in for a colosopy due to abnormal cells on pap. Could I have cancer?
Yes, but: While it is possible, it is not very likely. The most important thing for you is to do your followup, then if your do develop a problem it will be caught early and very likely cured. ...Read more
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
If you have a normal pap does that mean you don't have the HPV virus anymore? Can the virus go away if you still have warts?
Not at all: HPV is a family of viruses. There are dozens of strains. At least 7 strains are associated with cervical cancer & 4 with warts(but not cancer). Once you have HPV it can remain in your system forever although the primary infection usually clears within 2 yrs. A negative Pap just means you have no signs of cervical cancer or pre-cancer at that time. It does not mean it won't be there next year. ...Read more
I have HPV internal warts and will probably have to go to the hospital to do laser to remove them.How long will i stay in the hospital for?
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
Sir think i have HPV genetal wart so plz help me to which specilatist should i go for check up and will it will effect in going abroad for study sir.
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
Genital warts are caused by certain strains of HPV (Human Papilloma Virus). Common warts of hands and plantar warts are caused by other strains of HPV.
More about common warts: http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/features/viruses-cause-skin-warts#1
More about genital warts:
https://www.cdc.gov/std/hpv/stdfact-hpv.htm ...Read more
Depends: warts are strange things. they can be there for months or years, then one day disappear. they can grow and multiply. you would have to be seen by doctor to decide on the right treatment for you. the gardasil shot is known to improve immunity against the virus that causes warts. ...Read more
Warts don't: There are dozens of strains in the HPV family. Around 4 strains are associated with genital warts but these are not associated with cancer. There are at least 7 strains (non-wart) that are associated with cancer. The primary infection with any strain usually clears in a few years, but the germs can hibernate in the body forever, Cancer can arise years/decades later . ...Read more
How to know if a man has HPV when no symptoms show? And if symptoms (warts) show, how to make them go away? What to apply? Cream, ointment?? For men
You Can't: Know if he has HPV unless he tells you or you see active lesions and various forms of HPV have different types of lesions in different areas of the bodies when active. Other times, someone with HPV (and most people have some form of it) is dormant and may never be an issue. Most lesions need to be removed by a clinician though some can be cleared with creams or ointments. ...Read more
Hemorrhoid vs wart: A hemorrhoid is an outpouching of an anal vein, sort of a varicose vein, often caused by pressure such as straining due to constipation. Also common in women during pregnancy as baby puts pressure on the area and veins dilate. Infection with hpv causes the skin to grow and form a wart. It does not involve blood vessels. ...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
Very rare: Yes, very rare. See replies to your other questions. Please do your own research to educate yourself about HPV. Two good resources are the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (www.cdc.gov/std) and the American Sexual Health Association (http://www.ashasexualhealth.org/stdsstis/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
Warts are contagious and there is a risk of getting the warts from the experience you described.
Please note that available HPV vaccine protects against cancer causing HPV and also protects against gential warts. I would urge you to get vaccinated. Practice safe sex. Consult this site for information:
http://www.aids.org/topics/aids-factsheets/aids-background-information/what-is-aids/safer-sex-guidelines/ ...Read more