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Dr. Lynne Weixel
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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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After genital wart removal is there any chance that immune can clear hpv completely some say it last lifelong but some say 90% can get rid in 3 year?

After genital wart removal is there any chance that immune can clear hpv completely some say it last lifelong but some say 90% can get rid in 3 year?

Here are some...: The quoted statements are largely correct. Besides, the odd to have recurrence after wart removal may mount to 50% over time since HPV is invisible and at times personal humoral immune ability does suffice to take control of the invading virus that takes entrance through the broken skin or mucosa-the first line of personal defense. More? Contact www.HealthTap.com/dr-Lin with RQPWJC to login... ...Read more

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Are HPV warts contagious?

Yes: Hpv is a sexually transmitted disease and are indeed quite contagious. In the United States and much of developed countries, hpv is actually the most commom std! ...Read more

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Are anal warts the same thing as hpv?

Are anal warts the same thing as hpv?

HPV: Hpv infection causes warts. More than 100 varieties of human papillomavirus (hpv) exist. Different types of hpv infection can cause warts on different parts of your body. There are more than 40 different strains of hpv that specifically affect the genital area. Vaccines can help protect against the strains of genital hpv most likely to cause genital warts. Your doctor may be able to diagnose hpv. ...Read more

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What can I do to remove anal warts(hpv)?

Several treatments: Usually the warts if they are multiple are treated with a topical product eg. Podophyllin, Aldara (imiquimod) or zyclara, 5fu, topical tca with mixed results. They can also be destroyed with liquid nitrogen, electrocautery. Co2 lasers etc. You need to be evaluated by your dermatologist. ...Read more

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Is it true that plantar warts come from hpv?

Is it true that plantar warts come from hpv?

Yes: The human papillomavirus family has many strains, a few causing plantar warts. Other sites of the body may have hpv warts also. These are not the same strains that cause genital warts or cervical cancer. See http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/plantar-warts/ds00509/dsection=cause. ...Read more

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Could warts be a sign of the dangerous HPV virus?

Could warts be a sign of the dangerous HPV virus?

There are a large #: Of different human papilloma viruses that cause warts on different areas of the body. Only some of the types are associated w cervical cancer. ...Read more

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Could you have HPV infection with no visible warts?

Yes.: It is fairly common to have hpv with no visible warts, or any symptoms at all. There are lab tests to determine if that is the case. ...Read more

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Dr. Arnold Beresh
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Warts (Definition)

Warts are outgrowths of the skin, usually caused by a virus. They are self-limited, meaning that they can go away on its own ...Read more


Dr. David Hettinger
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Verruca (Definition)

Verruca is the medical term for a wart, which is a non-cancerous skin ...Read more