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Dr. Adam Lewis
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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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If i have warts, does that mean i can give my partner hpv?

If i have warts, does that mean i can give my partner hpv?

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

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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?

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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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 ?

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

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Can you infect your partner with HPV even when all the warts are gone?

Genital Warts: Both genital warts and herpes can be transmitted when there are no obvious symptoms of infection. Just because no warts or other sores are present does not mean that there is no risk of infection with hpv or herpes. ...Read more

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If my partner and i both have HPV but i was treated and have no warts now could i get warts again if I have intercourse?

Yes: The wart viruses are notoriously hard to clear from the skin. This includes the hpv virus. Although the visible wart can be "cured" with various treatments, the wart virus may remain on the skin and cause reoccurrence of the wart later. Talk to your gynecologist or dermatologist about the possible value of hpv vaccine in your situation. ...Read more

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If a person contracts hpv and received the gardasil shot can they still give their virus to your partner ? ( no warts)

If a person contracts hpv and received the gardasil shot can they still give their virus to your partner ? ( no warts)

If still infectedYes: If person clears of HPV ( no longer infected ) will not infect others as as no longer infected. Mostly 4 sub types are responsible , if infected by one , vaccination will prevent other 3 types. Usually vaccinated much younger than 23 yrs , you are at upper age limit for vaccination. ...Read more

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Hpv transmission after laser surgery? should I be worried? im a male and I had the warts removed, new partner and I don't want to hurt her. thank

Hpv transmission after laser surgery?
should I be worried? im a male and I had the warts removed, new partner and I don't want to hurt her. thank

Use condoms: You can remove the obvious warts with laser/freeze them or burn them with various chemicals. They can also disappear on their own in time. However, this family of viruses is capable of returning anytime and can shed without obvious warts. Condoms can help prevent transmission but is not 100%.It is possible you will never shed virus or have recurrence, but this germ may be with you for life. ...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