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Does having a plantar wart cause risk for cervical cancer?

Does having a plantar wart cause risk for cervical cancer?

Plantar Wart: There are many viruses that cause warts - more than 40. The plantar wart does not have a connection (as far as I am aware of) with the human paploma virus that is associated with cervical cancer. Your gynecologist will be able to take a biopsy and find out if there is cervical cancer for you. Once you know you can relax of be confident that you are treating it. ...Read more

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Dr. Barry Rosen
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Cancer (Definition)

Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more


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What is the relationship between plantar warts on the feet and cervical cancer?

What is the relationship between plantar warts on the feet and cervical cancer?

HPV virus: Both cervical cancer and plantar warts are caused by the hpv virus. However, they are caused by different strains of the virus, thus the hpv vaccination will not protect against plantar warts. ...Read more

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Plantar warts on toe. Since the main cause is HPV, once treated will I still be infected with HPV and will I have increased risk for cervical cancer?

Plantar warts on toe. Since the main cause is HPV, once treated will I still be infected with HPV and will I have increased risk for cervical cancer?

Different HPV: HPV or human papilloma virus is a family of related viruses that infect humans but cause different problems. Some HPV types can cause skin warts (types 1, 2, 4, 60, or 63), some genital warts (types 6 and 11), whereas HPV types 16 and 18 are associated with the risk of cervical cancer. Two FDA vaccines protect against 16 and 18 and when administered before infection, can reduce the risk of cancer ...Read more

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How are plantar warts treated?

Several ways: Topical s, laser.Surgical excision, acids. Are a few treatments. See your podiatrist. ...Read more

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What are the signs of plantar warts?

What are the signs of plantar warts?

Several: Pain on direct pressure and side to side pressure of the growth.Seeing small black heads in the center ofthe growth. ...Read more

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What are causes for a plantar warts?

Virus: Warts are caused by a virus. The term plantar means the bottom of the foot. ...Read more

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How to know if you have a plantar wart?

How to know if you have a plantar wart?

Feel it: You feel it harder than adjacent normal area, and also tender. ...Read more

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Dr. Arnold Beresh
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Plantar Warts (Definition)

There are many types of warts and all are caused by virus. There are a variety (~46) of different viruses that cause warts thus different type of warts. Different types of warts will have there own appearance. Some are flat and smooth while others are raised and rough with small black streaks or specks in them. Others are ...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