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Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
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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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My wife just found out that she has hpv. Does this mean i'll get warts?

No: No but you should be examined regularly. 70% if sexually active americans are carriers. For more: www.Peedoc.Com @thepeedoc. ...Read more

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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

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

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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?

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 more

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Is it possible to get gential warts even after HPV shot?

Yes: The vaccine only covers for 4 types of hpv, so you can be infected with a strain that is not in the vaccine. ...Read more

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Does a woman have to have an outbreak of HPV for a man to get warts also, or to contract hpv?

Not necessarily: Unfortunately hpv in a woman can often be present without the women knowing it. Genital warts are usually painless, so you often don't have any symptoms from them. Furthermore in women it is difficult to actually see everywhere that the warts might be. On a related note if you're known to have hpv, don't forget about regular pap smears! ...Read more

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If you had an abnormal papsmear and was told you have HPV does that mean im going to get warts?

If you had an abnormal papsmear and was told you have HPV does that mean im going to get warts?

Not necessory: Genital hpv virus infection may some tomes manifests as non exfoliate form ( not as warts ) , causes carcinoma of cervix , quadrivalent vaccine when given at young age prevents this tragedy , under used all over the world , speak to your doctor you still may be a candidate , as per now you just need close follow up due to your abnormal pap smear. ...Read more

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If my husband of 10 years has his hpv reactivate does it mean mine will too? I'm afraid I will get warts from him like "kissing warts"

No: There are numerous different wart viruses. Perhaps your initial infection came from him, or his came from you. If you each have a different wart virus you might transmit it to the other person. Even though both have been latent all this time there was a risk of transmission during latency. So you are not likely to get more warts from him but it is possible. ...Read more

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Can you get HPV just because you have a wart on your face?

Can you get HPV just because you have a wart on your face?

HPV is a wart: The wart virus is a polyoma virus named human papilloma virus hence the name hpv. There are over 200 different types of hpv virus known some of which are oncogenic like the genital types 11 and 16 and can lead to cancer. ...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