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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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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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Percentage of HPV related throat cancer?

Percentage of HPV related throat cancer?

HPV causes: Most cervical cancer, and has just taken over first place from tobacco and alcohol for oropharynx (throat) cancer. The association and cause is rising and more than 50%. ...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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Besides low-risk strains of HPV & secondary stage of syphilis, are there any other possible causes for genital warts?

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Besides low-risk strains of HPV & secondary stage of syphilis, are there any other possible causes for genital warts?

Here are some...: Genital wart is specific for HPV-infected skin lesions. Known to us, one with one kind of STD has higher likelihood to have other kinds of STD coming along. Specific for HPV, many of the HPV-infected may remain asymptomatic and in 2-3 years, they become clear if no reinfection occurs. More? Ask the treating Doc for detail. ...Read more

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Do only the high risk strains of HPV cause abnormal paps/dysplasia?

Do only the high risk strains of HPV cause abnormal paps/dysplasia?

Pretty much: Almost everybody with that stuff has one or more of the high-risk strains on board. I'm glad for the immunizations. ...Read more

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What are my chances of getting lymphoma? 26 y/o f. Healthy. No family history of any type of cancer?

What are my chances of getting lymphoma? 26 y/o f. Healthy. No family history of any type of cancer?

Uncommon: Young patients do sometimes develop lymphoma. However, if you do not have symptoms or a reason to suspect lymphoma, the likelihood for any one person to develop it is quite low. Lymphoma is relatively uncommon overall. ...Read more

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Had one-time oral sex on HPV positive/immunocompromised (no HIV) woman. She had history of abnormal pap (non cancerous). Chances of HPV contraction?

Had one-time oral sex on HPV positive/immunocompromised (no HIV) woman. She had history of abnormal pap (non cancerous). Chances of HPV contraction?

HPV=contact: HPV is a contact infection much like herpes: you get through skin contact with another skin that has active lesions (warts or sores). A woman who has cervical (genital) HPV lesions does not necessarily have oral lesions..if she does, you may get it via oral contact ...Read more

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Does having a past occurence of one type of HPV provide *any* level of immunity for other types of hpv?

Does having a past occurence of one type of  HPV provide *any* level of immunity for other types of hpv?

HPV: There is some cross immunity but not much. Your two best options are the quadrivalent vaccine and limiting your sexual partners. ...Read more

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What are the chances of a woman with high risk HPV cervical dysplasia history transmitting it to the male by oral sex.

What are the chances of a woman with high risk HPV cervical dysplasia history transmitting it to the male by oral sex.

See answer: Sexual contact, including oral sex and deep kissing, can transmit hpv from one person to another. The likelihood of contracting oral hpv is directly associated with number of sexual partners a person has had. Condom use, even for oral sex is a prevention. ...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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Can one strain of HPV cause cancer and genital warts?

Can one strain of HPV cause cancer and genital warts?

HPV types: Some HPV types are more commonly associated with warts and others with cancers but this is not an absolute distinction. Warts can go bad and develop into cancers in the genital, anal and oral areas. This is why the vaccines include several virotypes. But even then there are many less common types not included which also cause disease ...Read more

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A 21 year old with a history of alcohol and smoking abuse. What are the chances of developing esophageal cancer at this age ?

A 21 year old with a history of alcohol and smoking abuse. What are the chances of developing esophageal cancer at this age ?

Not yet: Chances are slim for this age group. Later in life chances of this cancer and many other cancers starts to escalate. There is never a better time to quit than now! ...Read more

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What are the chances of a 26 year old with no family history of colon cancer and no genetic disorders having colorectal cancer or polyps?

What are the chances of a 26 year old with no family history of colon cancer and no genetic disorders having colorectal cancer or polyps?

Very low: However, I am curious why you ask. I suspect it is because of rectal bleeding (mentioned in your conditions), which is a medical problem you need to get evaluated right away, to find out what is causing it. Please see your doctor for a complete history and physical, and to get properly evaluated for your rectal bleeding and any other medical problems you may have. ...Read more

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Does a cancer history in the family increase my isk of cancer?

Does a cancer history in the family increase my isk of cancer?

Sort of: It varies by the type of cancer, strength of family history, how early in the age of the relative was cancer detected. In general risk of cancer increases with a positive family history. ...Read more

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Would getting the hpv vaccine after having hpv protect me from other types of hpv?

Yes: The HPV vaccine can still offer protection after exposure to 1 type of HPV virus. The newest HPV vaccine is effective against 9 different strains of the virus. Best wishes ...Read more

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What are the chances of getting ovarian cancer at 24? No family history

What are the chances of getting ovarian cancer at 24? No family history

Very unlikely: Ovarian cancer typically occurs in older women, after menopause, with an average age of around 60. It's very rare at your age, although they can also be associated with people with a family history of breast and colon cancers. ...Read more

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Possibility of stomach cancer at 18 years age? No family history of cancer, no alcohol, no tobacoo.

Very unlikely: If you have some symptoms, problems or dietary changes- talk to your family doc or see an internist. They can help you determine the problem. Cancer in an 18 yo is so unlikely without risk factors, it's as close to zero as it can get. Risks include diet, nationality, certain prior illnesses. Discuss all this w pcp. ...Read more

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

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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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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 would be cause of constant deep pelvic pain, brown discharge and history of HPV in postmenopausal female?

What would be cause of constant deep pelvic pain, brown discharge and history of HPV in postmenopausal female?

See your doctor!: This sounds like some sort of internal infection, probably not related to HPV. However, if you have not been having pap smears over the years, cervical cancer could cause such symptoms. Other cancers also are possible. Whatever the cause of these symptoms, it is potentially serious. Please see your doctor as soon as you can get an appointment. ...Read more

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When I was pregnant (3x), I felt like the baby was scratching my vagina. I am not pregnant but have recently felt this. why? (History of HPV)

Due to irritation: See your doctor , you may have genital warts caused by HPV ( virus ) need to get eradicated , at 24 you still may a candidate for other three sub groups ( 4 sub groups cause most of the genital warts ) ...Read more

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6 weeks postpartum having vaginal pain and pain in lower back left side and some discharge history of HPV but was cleared up what is causing this?

6 weeks postpartum having vaginal pain and pain in lower back left side and some discharge history of HPV but was cleared up what is causing this?

Pelvic Infection: It is possibly a pelvic infection causing discharge and pain in left side You should make an appointment with your Gynecologist.You need an Examination,a culture of discharge and if indicated an Ultrasound Exam ...Read more

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Can person with history of Hpv infect his partner ? Although with no genital warts ..

YES: Most cases are not just from visible warts, but from what is called an asymptomatic carrier state. HPV is an STD: CONDOMS ARE THE ONLY WAY TO GO...or get tested for exposure- a PAP and viral studies will make the diagnosis. ...Read more

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Never smoked/drank; no family history, no HPV. Had clean cancer screening July 30, 2014. 37 Yr old male. Are my chances slim for oral cancer?

Never smoked/drank; no family history, no HPV. Had clean cancer screening  July 30, 2014. 37 Yr old male. Are my chances slim for oral cancer?

Probably: Absent family history, absence of alcohol/smoking (including pot)/drug use, and/or chronic irritation from anything sharp, occurrence of oral cancer is rare. To be sure, however, have regular dental check-ups with appropriate x-Rays which includes an oral cancer screening exam. In other words, have a Pro check you regularly. ...Read more

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History of HPV BV constant utis and yeast infections. Should i see a urologist? Or is the HPV causing these infections to happen over and over.

History of HPV BV constant utis and yeast infections. Should i see a urologist? Or is the HPV causing these infections to happen over and over.

Infections: You should see your gynecologist to make sure that you are really having all of those infections and that it is not non-infectious vaginitis. If you are having all of those infections, it is not from hpv but can be related to many things and needs to be worked up. ...Read more

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Past history as teen:chylmdia HPV no warts&no blocked tubes y im not conceiving? Im 19yrs now ready 4 a family.Please help!

Past history as teen:chylmdia HPV no warts&no blocked tubes y im not conceiving? Im 19yrs now ready 4 a family.Please help!

Time for consult: If you have been having unprotected sex with your partner for more than a year & not conceived, a workup at a fertility center may be the best way to find answers. Both you & your partner will need to be evaluated. Your regular OB can sometimes start the process but the center can study you both & provide information on assisted pregnancy if needed. ...Read more

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Can man who does not have HPV get it by a woman who has a history of high risk HPV cervical dysplasia by her giving him just oral sex.

You have HPV: I am sorry but you have hpv. All adults should consider they were exposed by the time they were 26 years old. How could you possibly say you do not have hpv? I have never heard anyone who is that uneducated? ...Read more

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Endometrial cells on PAP 10 days after normal period. No history of irreg bleed. HPV+ Biopsy done. 50yrs old pre-menopausal. How worried should I be?

Pap and HPV: EM cells on a pap have a low but increasing with age association with endometrial neoplastic or pre-neoplastic changes. In early cycle phase, the risk is even lower. HPV positivity however is more of a concern at your age, but still the risk of cancer being present is very far from 100%, but enough to warrant the biopsy. If that is negative, you should stay in contact for follow-up. ...Read more

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Bright white spot on a pelvic ultrasound is? History of CSA, exposure to HPV 15y ago, relatives w cancer, urine retention no uti, post coital bleeding

Bright white spot on a pelvic ultrasound is? History of CSA, exposure to HPV 15y ago, relatives w cancer, urine retention no uti, post coital bleeding

Ultrasound results: that sounds inconclusive at this point. More information would be needed. Follow up with your physician for the results and a final course of action. ...Read more

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Swollen left lingual tonsil for awhile causes a tickle in my ear when i swallow i'm 30 non smoker HPV history also had a root canal on that side 2 mos ago?

Swollen left lingual tonsil for awhile causes a tickle in my ear when i swallow i'm 30 non smoker HPV history also had a root canal on that side 2 mos ago?

No root canal relate: Root canal is not related to tonsils unless you have a huge infection affecting your throat that you can barely breath and must go to the er. Visit an ent. ...Read more

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I have 2 anal legions that have reduced in size over the last several weeks but have not totally gone away? History of hemorhoids. Could this be hpv?

I have 2 anal legions that have reduced in size over the last several weeks but have not totally gone away? History of hemorhoids. Could this be hpv?

See your doctor: Symptoms like these have to be evaluated in real-time by your physician. He/she has access to your examination, laboratrory data and many other diagnostic tests to get to the bottom of what's going on and offer you help. ...Read more

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I have history of LEEP 10 yr ago, normal paps since then but all say "reactive cellular changes assoc w/ inflam" neg HPV tests. What is going on??

Probably nothing: Probably nothing. There is no evidence of malignancy or pre-cancer. Your physician should screen for infection but that is probably being done already. I wouldn't worry about it. ...Read more

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HPV+, normal pap b4 hyst. No history of mod-high cin. Had total hyst for bil cysts (benign) norm path. Told no need for paps anymore. Is this normal?

HPV+, normal pap b4 hyst. No history of mod-high cin. Had total hyst for bil cysts (benign) norm path. Told no need for paps anymore. Is this normal?

Likely Yes: I sorry to hear about the Total hysterectomy. This is normal if you have had a total hysterectomy with the cervix removed and pathology showed no signs of Cancer. Then Pap smear is usually not necessary because there is no cervix to get cancer. ...Read more

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HPV+, normal pap b4 hyst. No history of mod-high grade cin. Had total hyst for bil cysts (benign), norm path. Told no more paps needed.Is this normal?

HPV+, normal pap b4 hyst. No history of mod-high grade cin. Had total hyst for bil cysts (benign), norm path. Told no more paps needed.Is this normal?

Yes: After total hysterectomy including removal of the cervix, Paps only need to be continued if the hysterectomy was done because of cervical cancer or "precancer". I would not consider having a positive HPV test but no positive Pap a precancer. I would recommend no further Pap tests are needed. Best wishes:) ...Read more

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What are the chances of a woman with high risk HPV cervical dysplasia history transmitting it to the male by oral sex.

See answer: Sexual contact, including oral sex and deep kissing, can transmit hpv from one person to another. The likelihood of contracting oral hpv is directly associated with number of sexual partners a person has had. Condom use, even for oral sex is a prevention. ...Read more