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How Common Are Oral Warts
How common are oral warts after giving a female oral sex. I have heard two different answers from rare to common. And I have tiny bump on my softpallt?
Warts are viral.: Since warts are caused from a virus, it is very possible to have spread from the genital region to the oral region. Since certain strains of virus more common in the genital region are known to induce cancers if left untreated, it is best to have this lesion on your soft pallet examined and biopsied by an oral surgeon or ent. They can take care of removing this for you. ...Read more
How common are oral warts from genital hpv? Can you get them when you share a cup with someone who has oral warts or am I just paranoid?
HPV and Oral Cancer: While the number of people with oral hpv infection has increased, the transmission is still considered to be sexual. Sharing a cup with someone with known oral hpv (which is not easily detected unless they have hpv + oral cancer) does not seem to be a risk factor. Smoking, having multiple past sexual partners (or a partner who does) and known genital hpv infection increases the risk for oral hpv. ...Read more
How common are HPV related oral warts after giving unprotected oral sex. I have heard that they don't thrive well in the oral cavity but I am scared.
True: Rare for a male to get hpv related oral warts after coming in contact with genital hpv. If that were the case, there would be a lot of men and women walking around with oral warts, as most women and men in their 20's come in contact with genital hpv. I wouldn't worry... There are much more common things to worry about, like getting in your car and driving (much more dangerous!). Good luck! ...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
What are the chances of getting oral warts from oral sex. I have heard rare, common, and not possible. From several docs on here. Please set it straight?
Not known: I don't think it's really known for sure. ...Read more
How common is it to get HPV warts in the mouth if oral sex is preformed on one with HPV? Please please help
How common is it for genital warts to spread to your mouth or a partners mouth. I have read that oral warts are rare but is this actually true?
Rare but it Happens: You are correct in that warts in & around the mouth are rare but they generally are associated with those patient whose sexual partners have genital warts. The most common type is associated with the hpv virus for which there now is a vaccine but it only works for those not already infected. Hpv is associated with both cervical and penile cancers but it is rarely associated with oral cancer. ...Read more
Can I get HPV /oral warts; from giving a female oral sex? And how common is it? Because I have a strange feeling in my mouth and I am paranoid.
Possible: See a doctor or oral surgeon for an exam. ...Read more
Can a common wart from your hand be transfered to your mouth? I touched the inside of my mouth not realizing that I used the wart finger. Can it transmit into oral warts?
Little or no risk: Everybody touches their mouth all the time, usually many times a day -- and yet hand warts are rarely transmitted to the mouth. Oral warts are rare. Don't worry about it. ...Read more
Wart: Very.Get a more detailed answer ›
Can you tell me if it's common for warts to grow back just smaller and smaller each time they fall off?
Question: Are you undergoing some form of treatment for them currently? If yes, please clarify. ...Read more
Each night before going to bed soak a cotton ball in apple cider vinegar, apply it to the wart and then hold it in place with a band-aid. Leave it on all night, or if you like, 24 hours a day but change the soaked cotton and band-aid each evening for a week.
The wart will swell and may throb as it reacts with the vinegar and then start to turn black within the first two days and in two weeks gone. ...Read more
Common warts: Warts are caused by human papillomavirus. There are more than 150 types of hpv and are associated with various clinical lesions and diseases. Common warts repressent about 70% of all cutaneous warts and show hyperkeratotic, clefted surface with vegetations. They are caused by hpv types 1, 2, 4, 26, 27, 29, 41, 57, 65, 77. They are transmitted by skin to skin contact. Many effective treatments. ...Read more
Wats the chances of rrp if me n my partner had genetial warts and I give oral? : (im scared im only 22..
Warts: Each night before going to bed soak a cotton ball in apple cider vinegar, apply it to the wart and then hold it in place with a band-aid. Leave it on all night, or if you like, 24 hours a day but change the soaked cotton and band-aid each evening for a week. The wart will swell and may throb as it reacts with the vinegar and then start to turn black within the first two days and in two weeks gone. ...Read more
Pain: Pain and tenderness upon pressure.Get a more detailed answer ›
?? oral??: In decades in medicine I have never seen or heard of a kid with warts inside his mouth. They do occasionally end up on the vocal cords & are removed by lasers under anesthesia. Outside the mouth they are just like any other warts. All procedures for removal involve pain because the skin around them is sensitive. Freezing, cutting, chemical dissolving all are available. Best done by dermatologists ...Read more
Some advice on rrp im scared my bf n myself had genetial warts and I give oral his and my warts r nw away? Can I get rrp?
Transmit to each: You both will be transmitting to each other, unless you both get rid of virus same time and both free of the diseasehpv virus causes cervical cancer, (other genital cancers), speak to your doctor for quadricvalent vaccine (if had infection from one type, 3 more there types 6, 11, 16, 18). ...Read more
Has anyone had any success with thuja occidentalis 30c homeopathic pellets for removal of oral warts? I've been using as directed and experiencing some discomfort in that area. I've read this is normal?
Quackery, don’t use: This is unscientific nonsense treatment for warts or other HPV problems. Warts never cause pain or “discomfort”, and oral warts are rare, even in people orally exposed to them. See a doctor for diagnosis and treatment if you remain concerned, but don’t waste good money on this junk. ...Read more
Warts: If you have an uncomplicated case (a single wart on the face or one or a few on the hands), see a doctor for a quick freeze or electrical zap. These methods are simple, although somewhat painful, and generally nonscarring. ...Read more
Sometimes: It is not unusual since warts are very vascular. ...Read more
No: There are 99 species of the hpv and one species has little to do with the other. The hpv vaccine is limited to only one species of hpv, which is not the one that causes common warts we get on the skin. Warts can be pretty frustrating, so be persistent under the care of a dermatologist. ...Read more