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Dr. Olav Jaren
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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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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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Have two warts onbase of penis and only have been with one person who does not have hpv?

Genital warts?: First, there are skin bumps other than warts, so be sure the diagnosis is correct. Second, you can't tell if your partner has had HPV; there is no test that shows for sure if someone is or isn't infected. (If the other person has had even one other sex partner, s/he could be infected.) Even if you have genital warts, no big deal: it's not serious, easily treated, will clear up. ...Read more

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Can the warts on my anus cause by HPV spread to my penis?

Can the warts on my anus cause by HPV spread to my penis?

Yes it can: But more important is that we are seeing an increase incidence of squamous cell carcinoma of the anus secondary to hpv and warts. Get the warts removed and get regular exams of that area with a colon and rectal surgeon to check for development of anal carcinoma. ...Read more

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Hi i'm 24 white and have noticed some bumps on my penis. Flesh colour like above the 4 skin . What is the best way i can tell if it HPV or warts ?

Hi i'm 24 white and have noticed some bumps on my penis.  Flesh colour like  above the 4 skin .   What is the best way i can tell if it HPV or warts ?

No,...: Are they new and increasing in size and number? If so, it is most likely warts. Note: the hpv-exposed men wouldn't always develop warts; if developed, it is usually in 2-3 months after exposure to hpv, almost always sex-related although very rare autoinnoculation from non-genital sites does exist. So, see doc timely. ...Read more

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Is a wart on the penis always hpv?

No: A wart on the penis is not always hpv. There can be a verruca wart that occurs on the skin of the penis. Statistically speaking though, most warts on the genitals tend to be hpv related. ...Read more

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I don't have any warts just a rash on penis hpv?

I don't have any warts just a rash on penis hpv?

Have it checked: It would probably be best to have the rash checked by your doctor to see what it is. Many rashes can appear on the penis and several are sexually transmitted. If you don't have a doctor, dermatology or urology might be best to see you. ...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