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Variable: Genital warts can come in many sizes and shapes and the maximum is undefined. They can be as small as a pinhead and grow in clusters or they can be as large as a cherry. Growth and spread depends on your body's immune function. So make sure that you are in good health and are not smoking. ...Read more
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
HPV: Genital warts are caused by certain strains of HPV (Human Papilloma Virus). Common warts of hands and plantar warts are caused by other strains of HPV. More about common warts: http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/features/viruses-cause-skin-warts#1 More about genital warts: https://www.cdc.gov/std/hpv/stdfact-hpv.htm ...Read more
Genital Warts-Yes: Genital warts are caused by the human papilloma virus (HPV), and are highly infectious; easily transmitted via skin to skin contact (not just penis to vagina/anus/mouth). 90% of genital warts are caused by HPV subtypes 9 & 11, which can be prevented (but not treated) by the HPV (Gardasil) vaccine. See you clinician about treatment options and use male/female condoms to reduce transmission risk. ...Read more
No: No but you should be examined regularly. 70% if sexually active americans are carriers. For more: www.Peedoc.Com @thepeedoc. ...Read more
Not necessarily... : Hpv infections can be undetectable for long periods of time (years) and can then be identified. It is possible that your boy friend was infected prior to becoming involved with you, and if that is the case, then he didn't "cheat". It would be good to discuss this with your doc and with your boyfriend or even with both at the same time. Hope that this helps... ...Read more
Timing: Acquisition of genital or vocal warts from delivery are time limited. Transfer of the virus may be silent & would be more likely to occur if there were active genital warts at delivery. If they appear within 2 years of birth the delivery is considered the more likely source. Any emergence after 2-3 years of age will trigger a child sexual abuse investigation in my state. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Doesn't matter: Once you acquire these you can carry the germ in your tissues indefinitely and pass them to a partner with or without visible lesions. With the help of therapy and your immune system most clear the primary infection within 2 years and don't notice a recurrence, but it can. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are the practical steps for a male with HPV warts who wants to marry and have children? How does one approach a woman if he has hpv?
Could i get HPV warts from my boyfriend who carried it 11 years ago?He hasn't had any symptoms at all or still? I have pain in organs in a.M
Possible but...: A hx of no recurrent wart after treatment is favorable but not a guaranty of not still being a hpv carrier because many hpv-infected men, like women, have no visible lesion. But at least, we can say he may have strong enough immune ability against hpv even maybe still a carrier. In fact, some 10-15% of the us adult population are positive hpv dna test, yet just some 1% have visible lesion. ...Read more
I got HPV with no warts and i had the shots before it! i was wondering if my partner never had the shots is it possible for him to get warts?
HPV : First and foremost your boyfriend needs the hpv vaccine. That is an absolute must! second there are over 140 strains of hpv. Thirteen strains cause most of the deadly disease, four cause 95% of the cancers we see in the U.S. Gardisil protects against these four strains. Most young adults (96% in some studies) are exposed to hpv by age 26. Your boyfriend very well may already have hpv as wel. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Was told I had low risk hpv no warts was told see her back in to 6mo could I really have it even if my partner was tested for it an doesn't have it ?
All is well: Most HPV infections cause no disease. Your positive HPV test doesn't necessarily mean you had a wart causing type of the virus. Only 2 types cause almost all warts; there are over 50 other low risk types. CDC and other health experts recommend that your partner doesn't even need to see a doctor (and didn't need HPV testing) unless he sees actual warts. Talk to doctor about getting HPV vaccine! ...Read more