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Moles Contracted Hpv Virus
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
How do you determine if a growth/mole is HPV or something else it's small doesn't hurt flesh colored had it for a while hasn't spread (no $ for a dr)?
Skin lesion: If you are in a location close to a medical school they may well have free outpatient clinics with either a family physician or a dermatologist available and a quick look will generally be sufficient to allow determination of the risk. Do this. Good luck. ...Read more
I have what I thought was a mole on my vagina, my partner thinks it's hpv. It is not bumpy or cauliflowery but raised.
Need to examine: It is not feasible to render an opinion without examining the lesion, and even then it may not be definitive. You doctor may wish to remove it to have the lesion examined by a pathologist. If you have not done so, get a PAP smear and request the HPV test. The viral strains that cause genital warts are different from those that cause cervical cancer. Consult this site for info: http://www.cdc.gov/STD/HPV/STDFact-HPV.htm ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hpv-genital warts my boyfriend has 1 brownish colored spot that is slightly raised on the skin near the bottom of his penis. He has had it for more than a year. I thought it was a mole, but he thinks he has hpv. Can this be genital warts if it is only 1 b
Not in 1st stage: For most this can have no symptoms and clear itself within the first 2 years, only to remain in hibernation in your body.Some strains have been associated with cervical, penile, anal and throat cancer that could arise decades after the 1st infection.So for most this is a minor inconvenience, for a rare few it is deadly. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No.: When present, hpv infects the lining of the vagina and cervix. Hpv does not impact the ovaries or the lining of the uterus (parts of the female genital tract involved in menstruation). Hpv can cause warts, premalignant changes and in some instances malignancies of the cervix, vagina, and skin around the pelvis / anus, but having hpv generally does not impact menstruation. ...Read more