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Is it possible for men to have HPV under their finger nails?

Is it possible for men to have HPV under their finger nails?

HPV under Nails: Transmission of hpv through routes other than sexual is definitely possible. One may be exposed to hpv simply by shaking hands as suggested in the finding of hpv virus under fingernails. Sexually transmitted infections 1999 oct;75(5):317-9:. ...Read more

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Dr. Creighton Wright
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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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How typical is it for men to have HPV under their finger nails ?

How typical is it for men to have HPV under their finger nails ?

Maybe: There are many types of hpv. The hpv that causes warts on the skin is different from the hpv tested for on pap smears. ...Read more

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My boyfriend has a wart on his finger in which he has had for about 2 1/2 years alil under the nail is it true that if you have a wart you have hpv?

My boyfriend has  a wart on his finger in which he has had for about 2 1/2 years alil under the nail is it true that if you have a wart you have hpv?

Skin warts: are indeed caused by one of at least 100 types of HPV. The strains of HPV that cause skin warts are different than those that cause sexually transmitted warts. ...Read more

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My yoga doctor said that bald men can get new hairs, if they rubbing their finger nails regularly atleast 3 to 4 months, is it true or not?

My yoga doctor said that bald men can get new hairs, if they rubbing their finger nails regularly atleast 3 to 4 months, is it true or not?

Medical Myths: Nope. This is a myth that has no basis in reality. If it were true this would be advised by every doctor in the world since so many men have so many issues with their male pattern baldness. ...Read more

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What can I take for really dry split finger nails?

What can I take for really dry split finger nails?

Split Finger Nails: Split nails can be caused by: thyroid disease, iron deficiency, nail products, vitamin deficiency as in b6, a, c, or e and water. The most common cause is having your hands in water. Treatment is with elon nail conditioner which is over the counter. ...Read more

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When I was born I was born will long finger nails..

Interesting: Thanks for telling us. My friends child was born with a full head of hair. These are things that can occur. ...Read more

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My girlfriend's finger nails are breaking very easily. Why could this be? Thank you! :)

My girlfriend's finger nails are breaking very easily. Why could this be? Thank you! :)

Brittle Nails: This condition affects up to 20 % of the population. It can result from nail polish remover, excessively strong soap use, eating disorders such as anorexia or bullemia, hypothyroidism, etc. According to one study the use of the b-complex vitamin biotin increased nail thickness by 25 %. ...Read more

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What is a good way to cure fungus on finger nails?

What is a good way to cure fungus on finger nails?

See a dermatologist.: Persistent nail fungus on the fingers will probably not resolve on its own. Topical antifungals may be helpful, but you may need oral medications which require a prescription and blood work. Laser therapy is another treatment option but not all doctors offer this. ...Read more

Men (Definition)

Men are adult members of the male sex. The acropnym men also stands for multiple endocrine neoplasia, a hereditary condition that involves benign and malignant tumors of various glands. There are two main types, men ...Read more


Male (Definition)

Male refers to the masculine gender, those people ...Read more