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Doctor insights on: Hpv Genital Warts Symptoms

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Hi docs, would non genital warts HPV cause symptoms?

Hi docs, would non genital warts HPV cause symptoms?

Not usually: Warts are usually pain and symptom free. However, they can be irritated by scratching or rubbing and, thus, be annoying. Removing them is usually very simple. Local anesthesia and either excision or coagulation will remove them . Be well. Peter wilk, md. ...Read more

Dr. Brad Goldenberg
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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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If my pap smear is normal every yr does that mean I prob don't have hpv/cerv cancer? Ex-bf had HPV (genital warts kind) w no symptoms for many yrs.

If my pap smear is normal every yr does that mean I prob don't have hpv/cerv cancer? Ex-bf  had HPV (genital warts kind) w no symptoms for many yrs.

If pap is: Normal it means you have normal cells with no atypical or dysplastic cells. If your doctor request for HPV test on the specimen and it consistently comes negative then is likely that you don't have HPV ...Read more

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

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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My partner has genital warts. I have no signs or symptoms and have been tested for hpv. Can we have a baby?

My partner has genital warts. I have no signs or symptoms and have been tested for hpv. Can we have a baby?

Yes: Yes should be able to get pregnant. Most external genital warts are usually the type that are not associated with cervical cancer and are typically not tested for using the traditional hpv tests which usually test for the high risk types. ...Read more

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What other primary symptoms might be seen in 19yo white fem who has HPV that has caused genital warts/vaginal, flat& raised w/sour vag odor? Advice?

What other primary symptoms might be seen in 19yo white fem who has HPV that has caused genital warts/vaginal, flat& raised w/sour vag odor? Advice?

Very few symptoms: Small genital warts have few symptoms, so many women don't even know they have them, unless the warts are on the outside and the women can see or feel them. Warts on the outside (vulva) can itch sometimes. Warts in the vaginal and on the cervix are unknown to the women unless the warts are bigger and/or get irritated by sex. Warts shouldn't cause an odor, so an odor may be due to other reasons. ...Read more

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Is hpv/genital warts permanent?

Is hpv/genital warts permanent?

Usually not: HPV DNA may persist in tissues long after all visible signs of infection (warts, abnormal pap smears) are gone. But it isn't known how often this really happens. Most important, the immune system usually suppresses or cures the virus to a point that warts and abnormal pap smears do not return and the virus cannot be transmitted to partners. So for all practical purposes the infection is gone. ...Read more

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How to know if you have HPV genital warts?

How to know if you have HPV genital warts?

Pap test: The combination of a Pap test (cervicovaginal cytology) and an HPV DNA test is the best way to know if you may have genital HPV. In addition, the doctor or other provider who performs these tests will alos perform a physical examination to see and feel if there are any lesions that can be identified with the naked eye. Be well. ...Read more

Dr. Bryan Treacy
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Genital Warts (Definition)

Genital warts are warts with a raised, irregular, flesh colored appearance and can be found anywhere throughout the genital area. The medical term for them is condylomata accuminata and they are caused by certain subtypes of the human papilloma virus (HPV). They are mildly contagious by direct genital contact but are NOT a risk for cervical cancer (which is caused by other subtypes of HPV). There are multiple treatments available and there is also ...Read more


Reproductive Organs (Definition)

The major organs of the reproductive system includes, the external genitalia (penis and vulva) as well as a number of internal organs including the gamete producing gonads (testicles and ovaries). Diseases of the human reproductive system are very common and widespread, particularly ...Read more