Top
30
Doctor insights on: How Long Does It Take For Hpv Warts To Show Up After Initial Contact

Share
1

1
How long does it take for HPV warts to show up after initial contact?

How long does it take for HPV warts to show up after initial contact?

Genital Warts: Although the majority of people infected with hpv never show any signs, some people will begin to start showing symptoms as little as 2 weeks after infection. ...Read more

Dr. Oscar Novick
4 Doctors shared insights

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


2

2
Once an HPV wart begins, how long does it take to develop?

Once an HPV wart begins, how long does it take to develop?

Genital warts.: Not sure what you mean by "develop". If you see the hpv wart, it has developed. This usually happens 6 weeks to many months after exposure. The size varies from almost invisible to very large cauliflower like lesions. Warts can be removed with topical treatments, laser or surgery. ...Read more

3

3
How long does it take for genital warts to appear after infected by hpv?

How long does it take for genital warts to appear after infected by hpv?

Weeks or years: Genital warts are not dangerous, but are contagious.
. Once a person is infected, he or she may develop warts in days, weeks or even years. Outbreaks are so very variable. Sometimes so many years after contact that a person has no memory of who infected them.
They should be treated - either coagulated in the office or the operating room - depending on how many you have.
.Peter wilk, md. ...Read more

4

4
Help please? How long does it take genital warts to appear after infected by hpv?

Unique to individual: The time gap between exposure to hpv and subsequent possible development of warts or precancerous changes is unique to each person and in part depends upon the strain of hpv. A person with impaired immunity (hiv / organ transplant recipient / other immune dysfunction) will have a more difficult time fighting off hpv infection. Hpv is also more aggressive in cigarette smokers. ...Read more

5

5
How long does it take for genital warts to appear after being infected with HPV?

How long does it take for genital warts to appear after being infected with HPV?

Weeks: It can take several weeks after exposure. You will get genital warts if you have been exposed to the specific hpv strains that cause warts versus cervical dysplasia. ...Read more

6

6
Does the body usually rid itself of hpv, even the ones that cause genital warts? How long does it take?

Usually not: They go away 4 a while & return. U should treat while active & avoid sex. Condoms help some but transmitting hpv is quite commonly still an issue. Abstinence I feel is best. ...Read more

7

7
How long is it supposed to it take for genital warts (hpv) to eventually go?

How long is it supposed to it take for genital warts (hpv) to eventually go?

Varies: If you are lucky they will respond immediately to simple topical treatments. They can persist for months even with treatment and occasionally will recur after apparently successful treatment. ...Read more

8

8
How long will it take for oral HPV wart to go away?

How long will it take for oral HPV wart to go away?

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

9

9
How long it takes for an HPV wart to appear after contagious?

How long it takes for an HPV wart to appear after contagious?

See below: The average incubation period starting with the sexual contact with an infected person is 2-3 months but can range from 1 to 20 months. The virus invades the top layers of the skin and can remain inactive for months and sometimes years before warts appear. Hopefully the girl you had sex with did not have HPV. ...Read more

10

10
How long will it take will to be cured/treated as a teen with HPV genital warts?

Genital Warts: If your warts aren't causing discomfort, you may not need treatment. But if your symptoms include itching, burning and pain or if visible warts are causing emotional distress, your doctor can help you clear an outbreak with medications or surgery. However, the lesions are likely to recur after treatment. Thus, there is no cure. ...Read more

11

11
How long will it take will to be cured/treated if you are a teen with HPV with genital warts?

How long will it take will to be cured/treated if you are a teen with HPV with genital warts?

Untreated or treated: Untreated genital warts take a variable amount of time to go away, with only 20-30% gone by 3 months. Treatment also takes a variable about of time: up to 16 weeks with imiqumod. With all treatments, there is a risk of recurrent warts. ...Read more

12

12
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

13

13
Can u get HPV warts in mouth; how long before they show up?

Can u get HPV warts in mouth; how long before they show up?

Yes, common: I generally see one or two cases of hpv warts in peoples mouths a week. Almost all of these warts are asymptomatic. They are discovered only by looking. I recommend that these always be removed. ...Read more

14

14
How long can HPV- types that causes genital warts, live outside the body? I'm afraid my cats came in contact with my worn underwear on the floor.

HPV: I would not fear for your cat's safety. Although Papillomatosis can affect both dogs & cats, you have HPV. That stands for Human Papillomavirus which can be transmitted person to person. ...Read more

15

15
I was exposed to HPV in nov. 2009 when my husband was unfaithful and just now have a genital wart, is it likely to take almost 5 yrs to show symptoms?

HPV: There is no real, valid or honest way to pinpoint exposure to hpv. Most of us were infected long before marriage and long before we had any symptoms of infection. 96% of americans are positive for hpv by age 26. No one sexual encounter can be blamed for hpv. ...Read more

16

16
Hi, I was diagnosed with HPV/ Genital Warts in March this year. How long does virus take to leave the body? And it is useful now to still vaccinated?

Hi, I was diagnosed with HPV/ Genital Warts in March this year. How long does virus take to leave the body? And it is useful now to still vaccinated?

Years/yes: The primary infection usually clears within 2 years spontaneously in people with a normal immune system. Many have visible warts removed (laser, frozen, chemical agents) but the germ itself will often hibernate in your system forever and may recur. The most recent vaccine helps protect against 2 wart strains and 7 cancer associated strains if you have never had them. You would get some benefit. ...Read more

18

18
If a couple is found to have HPV by the presence of genital warts, what are the steps they have to take?

If a couple is found to have HPV by the presence of genital warts, what are the steps they have to take?

Treat the warts: Treatment can clear the warts but is not likely to clear the virus. If you have sex with others you may transmit the virus even if your warts are gone. If you limit sex to each other for the future you will not ping-pong the virus since you both already have it. The woman should have regular exams to prevent cancer of cervix. ...Read more

19

19
How long can HPV warts or cervical live on objects if some of it got on some thing?

Not long: This is seldom or ever a disease transmitted by inanimate objects. Viruses require a cell from their host in which to survive. When exposed to the environment naked, they die rapidly. ...Read more

20

20
If I have HPV and I had the warts removed can I give HPV to my husband to be? If so what precautions can I take? #nqlu I was a assulted and got HPV as a result. I started showing signs. Warts and my gyno burned them off and I've been free of them for ove

If I have HPV and I had the warts removed can I give HPV to my husband to be? If so what precautions can I take? #nqlu I was a assulted and got HPV as a result. I started showing signs. Warts and my gyno burned them off and I've been free of them for ove

The: The virus can still be transmitted unfortunately. I am very sorry that this happened to you. Hpv vaccination has now been approved for men, so this is an option to discuss with your and his physician. I am sorry that you have been worried about this and I hope this puts your mind at rest. ...Read more

21

21
Does HPV (warts) turn into cancer? And does it go away and in how long?

HPV and cancer: There are many different types of hpv. Some of them are high risk for cancer and some are low risk. If a person has hpv, viral typing can be done to determine where the risk lies. As to how long it takes to develop cancer from a high risk hpv infection, it is not known. Women with hpv infection usually have pap smears done every 6 months to monitor for any cervical cell changes. ...Read more

22

22
If u have ever had any exposure to any of the wart causing hpv, how soon would it show up on the HPV test?

Maybe Never?: Exposure to hpv and contracting it are two different things, so you may never test positive. Even if you have contracted it, it may take a few weeks, few months, or years before it becomes detectable. Newer tests are becoming more sensitive, but there is still a chance that you may never know. ...Read more

23

23
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

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

24

24
Hi my husband has hpv on him and caring this virus for last 5years before he removed the warts now again it shows will it come to me? How wil I save me

HPV, genital warts: Since you and your husband have been having sex regularly, you already have been infected with whatever HPV infections that he has. If pap smears and HPV vaccine are available to you, discuss both with your doctor. But if no symptoms so far, probably nothing bad has happened or will happen in the future. You can safely continue unprotected sex with your husband. Best wishes! ...Read more

25

25
Are all gential warts the HPV virus? Do results show on a pap test? Are they all incurable?

Are all gential warts the HPV virus? Do results show on a pap test? Are they all incurable?

Warts: All genitals warts are hpv and they're all incurable. Certain strains can cause cervical cancer so be careful! No matter how good the sex is, it's not worth dying over.
Hpv won't show up on a pap smear but precancerous or cancerous changes will. ...Read more

26

26
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?

Day surgery: Unless this is an extreme case this type of surgery is usually done as an outpatient meaning that no overnight stay is needed. ...Read more

27

27
Hpv burn on contact and caused a line of red skin with little warts in them?

Hpv burn on contact and caused a line of red skin with little warts in them?

Koebner Phenomenon: 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

28

28
How much time does it take genital warts to appear after infected by hpv?

How much time does it take genital warts to appear after infected by hpv?

Months to Years: Once cells are invaded by HPV, a latency (quiet) period of months to years may occur, during which there is no evidence of infection.
Generally, about two-thirds of people who have sexual contact with a partner who has genital warts develop them within three months ...Read more

29

29
Could eye contact with semen of person with HPV cause warts or any condition in eyes?

Could eye contact with semen of person with HPV cause warts or any condition in eyes?

Std's: Eye contact with semen is contact of a potentially infectious fluid with a mucous membrane. Thus transmission of many stds can occur--a person infected with HPV may be infected with other diseases. HIV, syphilis, gonorrhea--these can all be transmitted in this manner and enter the body through the eye. You should be checked for stds including HIV by your physician. ...Read more

Dr. Arnold Beresh
665 Doctors shared insights

Warts (Definition)

Wart = benign skin growth ...Read more