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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

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Dr. Scott Keith
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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 someone has HPV warts on their mouth and kisses you, will you for sure gets warts?

Not necessarily: Warts are contagious and there is a risk of getting the warts from the experience you described. Please note that available HPV vaccine protects against cancer causing HPV and also protects against gential warts. I would urge you to get vaccinated. Practice safe sex. Consult this site for information: http://www.aids.org/topics/aids-factsheets/aids-background-information/what-is-aids/safer-sex-guidelines/ ...Read more

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How common is it to get HPV warts in the mouth if oral sex is preformed on one with HPV? Please please help

How common is it to get HPV warts in the mouth if oral sex is preformed on one with HPV? Please please help

Not uncommon: I don't have the exact prevalances but HPV-related lesions in the oral cavity is not uncommon. It's usually asymptomatic so harder to determine it's prevalance. There is a spectrum of lesions beyond the common warts ranging from benign all the way to oropharyngeal cancer. ...Read more

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Can i get rid of HPV warts in my mouth, and tongue?

Can i get rid of HPV warts in my mouth, and tongue?

ENT: It can likely be frozen off or biopsies for accurate diagnosis. This is best done by ENT or oral surgeon but get it evaluated. Not to panic you, it's low probability, nut high riskhpv and low risk run together and are linked to esophageal and mouth cancer. This is worse if you smoke but remember that is only a remote chance that would likely be far downstreamm. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can hpv/genital wart get passed on through oral sex? My bf had oral sex with me and I have HPV and a genital wart, can that be passed on to him through the mouth and can I get hpv/ wart of the mouth if he kissed me after oral sex?

Can hpv/genital wart get passed on through oral sex? My bf had oral sex with me and I have HPV and a genital wart, can that be passed on to him through the mouth and can I get hpv/ wart of the mouth if he kissed me after oral sex?

In : In short...Yes. These lesions are caused by the hpv virus and can be transmitted by contact like any other virus. Over the last 20 years we are seeing increasing number of intraoral lesions caused by the hpv viruses linked to genital warts due to the increase in oral sex. ...Read more

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What are the chances of getting oral HPV warts in throat or mouth after giving unprotected oral sex to a female? I am paranoid that i might have it.

What are the chances of getting oral HPV warts in throat or mouth after giving unprotected oral sex to a female? I am paranoid that i might have it.

High if lesions ...: Very high if visible lesions are present. The virus likes to go from one warm, moist place to another warm moist place regardless whether it is the mucous membranes of the vagina or mouth. A dental dam can be somewhat protective just like a condom is better than nothing for male to female transmission. It won't completely prevent it due to uncovered area. ...Read more

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Hows HPV transmitted by french kissing from woman to man. Does she have to have hpv(warts) on lips or in mouth.

Hows HPV transmitted by french kissing from woman to man. Does she have to have hpv(warts) on lips or in mouth.

A little of both: It is unclear, but the virus may be better harbored around "mucosal membranes" like the oral cavity or genitalia, but hpv can also be on the normal-appearing skin in these regions, without clear cut "warts". ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of warts caused by HPV in the mouth?

What are the symptoms of warts caused by HPV in the mouth?

Perineal warts are: Caused by hpv 16, 18. No oral/pharyngeal warts, but oropharyngeal cancers. Infection seems relatively innocuous, it's the long term risk. There is not a clinical test to discern pharyngeal incorporation into dna...That would require biopsy. The p-16 protein may be detectable, but may not be specific for hpv. ...Read more

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What's oral hpv. And is its transmittable with open soars, warts or lesions in mouth only.

What's oral hpv. And is its transmittable with open soars, warts or lesions in mouth only.

Yes by body to body: Hpv infections transmitted only by repeated body to body contact only ...Read more

Mouth (Definition)

Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


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