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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

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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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HPV can harm men. Bowen's as I was told. How to treat the warts when they come out? What's the name of the cream?Can it be purchased over the counter?

HPV can harm men. Bowen's as I was told. How to treat the warts when they come out? What's the name of the cream?Can it be purchased over the counter?

Genital warts in: general are hard to treat and they do tend to recur.It is a Very common STD. Caused by HPV infection, most commonly HPV types 6 and 11 .Genital HPV infection occurs in 16- to 25-year-olds. Therapy is usually Podofilox liquid/gel, Imiquimod is a topical immune modulator or cryotherapy (freezing the wart). ...Read more

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Do HPV creams work?

Do HPV creams work?

It depends: Warts are due to HPV, and certain creams or ointments can be very effective in clearing warts (e.g. Aldara®, Zyclara®, Condylox®, Veregen® in the US, other names elsewhere). However, there are no creams to treat non-wart HPV infections, such as abnormal pap smear or invisible HPV skin lesions. First get a professional exam to confirm the diagnosis and follow the doc's advice about best Rx for you. ...Read more

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Hpv cream is burning a lot. Is this normal? How do I get the burning to stop?

Hpv cream is burning a lot. Is this normal? How do I get the burning to stop?

See your practitione: Many of the treatments of hpv cause irritation especially to the genital area. Some of the irritation is a part of the therapy, but your should be evaluated to see if this is too much irritation or a contact dermatitis. ...Read more

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Is HPV curable? Isn't there any kind of medication or cream to make HPV go away? Can it be cured for good? .

Is HPV curable? Isn't there any kind of medication or cream to make HPV go away? Can it be cured for good?

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HPV : Hpv can be treated but not cured. You should not use over the counter medications to treat hpv warts. Your physician can apply a chemical in the officer setting. ...Read more

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How does aldara (imiquimod) cream work on hpv?

How does aldara (imiquimod) cream work on hpv?

Imiquimod: Aldara (imiquimod) is an immune response modifier which may work by allowing the immune system to eliminate external warts caused by hpv. Cd4 and cd8 lymphocytes have been shown to infiltrate the hpv lesions when this agent is used. ...Read more

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I have HPV and herpes, I had warts electrocuted but they all came back, how harmful is HPV n will a topical cream or other tx b effective?

I have HPV and herpes, I had warts electrocuted but they all came back, how harmful is HPV n will a topical cream or other tx b effective?

Need to be checked: You should consult a dermatologist and yes these can be treated with prescription cream Imiquimod5% creamor Sinecatechins15% ointment.Or doctor administred therapy like podophyline,Trichloacetic acid or cryotherapy with liquid nitrogen And lastly Surgery or Electro Cautry like you had before You also have Herpes.So practice safe sex and make sure it is also treated if there are breakouts ...Read more

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I know someone who has HPV virus of the anus and i accidentally ate ice cream off of a spoon she did. i haven't had the guard shot yet, can i catch it?

No: There are germs like chickenpox that you can catch if you are in the same room for half an hour, but this is not one of them. HPV requires direct skin to skin contact with the infected source. It is fine for you to be around her. ...Read more

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Are there any permanant side effects for aldara (imiquimod) cream (hpv). Lupus etc is writing in many forums on the net.

Are there any permanant side effects for aldara (imiquimod) cream (hpv). Lupus etc is writing in many forums on the net.

Minimal: This complication has not been reported in any of the controlled studies of aldara (imiquimod). Drug induced lupus may occur with as many as 60 some odd compounds used, but almost always responds to withdrawal of the medication. This is a very safe therapy in general. ...Read more

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I have HPV and aldara (imiquimod) cream affect my skin badly. ?f ? keep my skin with HPV under hot water can it work? Can my papillomas get better by this way?

I have HPV and aldara (imiquimod) cream affect my skin badly. ?f ? keep my skin with HPV under hot water can it work? Can my papillomas get better by this way?

No, but: No, but there are several alternative treatments. There are other medications which are self-applied (condylox, veregan); medications applied by a doctor (tca, podophyllin); or they can be treated surgically by freezing, excision or laser. Any of the medications can irritate, so the decision is best made between you and your doctor. ...Read more

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How does a male treat his HPV genital warts? What creams/ointments should he apply to it to make it go away ?

How does a male treat his HPV genital warts? What creams/ointments should he apply to it to make it go away ?

Several options: Several are available. The trade names are those in the US and may be different in your country: podofilox (Condylox®), sinecatechins (Veregen®), imiquimod (Zyclara®, Aldara®). Treatments in a doctor's office include freezing, acid treatment (bi- or trichloroacetic acid), podophyllin resin, cautery, surgical removal. See a doctor to confirm the diagnosis and get advice on best Rx for you. ...Read more

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Two small bumps on virgina itching excess cream/clear discharge rash and stinging. herpes or hpv?

Two small bumps on virgina itching excess cream/clear discharge rash and stinging. herpes or hpv?

Possibly herpes...: ..although more typically it causes a small ulcer(s) or open sore(s) rather than a bump. Stinging is certainly often present along with itching. Discharge +/-. HPV most often causes NO symptoms initially but may evolve into warts after a considerable amount of time. Your bumps may be vulvar cysts. The only way to know is to see you Doctor/OB/GYN for evaluation and necessary testing. ...Read more

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I have high risk HPV but I also get reoccurring BV that started while I was pregnant. I've used cream & pills but keeps coming back! is HPV to blame?

No: Hpv is not a cause of bacterial vaginosis. The actual definitive cause is not known. Partners are not usually treated because it is not a std. Your personal hygiene should always be front to back. Do not douche. Eating active culture yogurt may help. Some women even place the yogurt or acidophilus capsules in the vagina. Anal to vaginal sex can cause bv. ...Read more

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I have HPV genital warts ir it good aldera cream? And I have one on my vigina im scare because I cant do nothing, with pap smear can resault cancer?

I have HPV genital warts ir it good aldera cream? And I have one on my vigina im scare because I cant do nothing, with pap smear can resault cancer?

Aldara (imiquimod) & HPV: Aldara (imiquimod) is a topical cream designed to treat genital warts and HPV. It is given y prescription by the MD. You are correct that sexual activity with another person is NOT a good idea until the warts are gone. HPV can cause cervical and some vulvar cancers if untreated so make sure you see a MD and get a pap smear as well. ...Read more

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rash bikini line 1 wk ago. Treated w/prescrib. steroid cream. Small, red bumps spread out near anus yesterday. Not itchy, slightly tender. Help! HPV+

rash bikini line 1 wk ago. Treated w/prescrib. steroid cream. Small, red bumps spread out near anus yesterday. Not itchy, slightly tender. Help! HPV+

Rash anus: hello, this sounds like a reactivation of a herpes rash.Remember herpes in this area is not only spread sexually.Its also spread by self-inoculation, ie: you touch a herpes sore in the mouth, dont wash hands then go to BR and wipe after toilet activity. You can treat this with mild 1% hydrocort, or Vaseline, or moisturizer. I would not go anti-viral route for mild rash.It may recur.WASH HANDS, etc ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of oral HPV? Are the lesions/warts painful? Is there any over the counter treatment for them like creams/pills...etc? Help

Usually no symptoms: Oral HPV infections are not rare, but a lot less common than genital ones. Almost all oral HPV infections are asymptomatic and invisible: no warts, bumps, pain, burning, or anything else. When warts do appear, they are painless bumps, often with a "cauliflower" appearance. There are no recommended OTC treatments. Happily, oral HPV is rarely dangerous. If you suspect oral warts, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Can men be cured from hpv?

Can men be cured from hpv?

Self cure in most: Most men get over the infection on its own; however, there is no known treatment to eradicate the infection in those who have persistent infection. See this site for more information on this topic. http://www.cdc.gov/std/hpv/stdfact-hpv-and-men.htm. ...Read more

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