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If you have hpv on penis, and if you keep your general penile hygiene good with no smegma, do you get penile cancer still? Scared!

If you have hpv on penis, and if you keep your general penile hygiene good with no smegma, do you get penile cancer still? Scared!

Rare but happens: The risk depends on the strain.The wart strains appear to have no potential to trigger penile cancer. Next, you have ample opportunity should the process begin to seek out treatment before it transitions to a cancer. Just pay attention to the penis & examine it on a regular basis. If any odd sores or skin changes occur, have it evaluated. ...Read more

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Dr. Arthur Balin
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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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1mm white HPV lesion on penis, what to do?

1mm white HPV lesion on penis, what to do?

You mean genital war: You mean genital wart.You should consult your doctor or a dermatologist to confirm it is a genital wart and it can be treated with local therapy with Imiquimod or podophyline or trchloroacetic acid, liquid nitrogen, electrocautery, surgical excision or laser treatment.Many choices refrain from having sex till it is cured as genital warts are contagious caused by hpv virus. ...Read more

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Are there any ways to spread anal warts from HPV to the penis?

Are there any ways to spread anal warts from HPV to the penis?

Yes: Certainly very likely during anal intercourse. Risk for male to have anal warts spread from his anus to his own penis. Would advise against sex until all anal warts have been treated. ...Read more

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If i come into contact with a male who has HPV on his penis but no warts were present is it possible i will develop warts on my penis or scrotum?

If i come into contact with a male who has HPV on his penis but no warts were present is it possible i will develop warts on my penis or scrotum?

Yes: Hpv can be transmitted from infected individuals even if there are no warts present. In fact, most hpv strains do not manifest as warts at all. Your best bet is to use condoms, although hpv transmission is not entirely prevented by condom use. ...Read more

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I've had untreated hpv on my penis and have a yellowish ring around my penis when forskin is pulled back could that be a sign of cancer?

I've had untreated hpv on my penis and have a yellowish ring around my penis when forskin is pulled back could that be a sign of cancer?

Not cancer: Penile cancer is very rare, even in people with penile HPV infections. And cancer would not cause a "yellowish ring". See your doctor if you remain concerned, but don't be worried about cancer. ...Read more