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Hpv my ex wife just told me she has the form of HPV that causes cancer. Should i be worried about having this and passing it on. I have never had any signs of having anything.

Hpv my ex wife just told me she has the form of HPV that causes cancer. Should i be worried about having this and passing it on. I have never had any signs of having anything.

HPV : Hpv is a viral infection that can be passed thru bodily contact with an infected individual. This virus can live dormant in the body until stimulated, at which time you will typically notice open sores and crusting lesions. You should discuss this with your physician for more information and management. ...Read more

Dr. Andrew Berry
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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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I've had untreated hpv on my penis and have a yellowish ring around my penis when forskin is pulled back could that be a sign of cancer?

I've had untreated hpv on my penis and have a yellowish ring around my penis when forskin is pulled back could that be a sign of cancer?

Not cancer: Penile cancer is very rare, even in people with penile HPV infections. And cancer would not cause a "yellowish ring". See your doctor if you remain concerned, but don't be worried about cancer. ...Read more

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I tested positive for HPV a year and half ago. Went for a pap the other day and I have PID but no signs of infection. Could this be a sign of cancer?

I tested positive for HPV a year and half ago. Went for a pap the other day and I have PID but no signs of infection. Could this be a sign of cancer?

HPV is the: Leading cause of cervical cancer. Pid, is an infection, commonly associated with unprotected sex and multiple partners. If you have/had pv, you are donating it to your sexual partners when they do not use condoms, and they are donating bacteria, chlamydiae, viruses with everyone they have ever had sex with. Use protection. You are on the road to cancer. Love yourself. ...Read more

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Is there a test for genital warts when there are no visible signs? Or is the HPV test only done for high risk types that cause cancer?

Is there a test for genital warts when there are no visible signs? Or is the HPV test only done for high risk types that cause cancer?

HPV vaccine: Hpv vaccine protects against types 16 & 18 which are linked to increase in cancer risk. Gardasil also protects against 6 & 11 which are linked to genital warts. Testing for hpv type is typically performed in the lab at the time of pap smear reading. There's no good way to test for genital awards if warts aren't visible to naked eye. ...Read more

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Can HPV cause breat cancer?

Can HPV cause breat cancer?

Shown: Hpv has been detected in some breast cancer tissue but nothing has shown that it is the cause of it. It may however, play a role in contributing to its development or recurrence but it has not shown to cause it. ...Read more

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Can men get cancer from HPV like women do?

Can men get cancer from HPV like women do?

Yes : Though uncommon as compared to hpv-related cervical cancer, in men hpv is associated with a large percentage of both penile cancers and anal cancers. ...Read more

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How long does it take to treat HPV cancer?

In 1 wk: HPV, associated with squamous Ca affects two different areas. One is in the vagina cervix and the other in the H&N. In either case, the identification of the lesion and recognition of an association with HPV requires that depending on the extent of disease, neoadjuvant therapy with chemo RT or relatively quick scheduling for surgery should be arranged for. ...Read more

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What kind of cancer does HPV cause in men?

What kind of cancer does HPV cause in men?

It can cause a few: HPV is most known for cervical cancer in women, but obviously this is not an issue. It is becoming well established that it is a major cause of cancer of the head and neck, particularly squamous cell cancer of the oropharynx. The other cancer it causes that is becoming much more common is anal cancer. It can also cause penile cancer, but is less commonly seen in this setting. ...Read more

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