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What are the signs and symptoms of hpv?

What are the signs and symptoms of hpv?

Usually none: Most HPV infections cause no symptoms at all and nothing abnormal on examination. But some infections cause genital or anal warts, and others can cause cancer. But actual cancer is easily prevented by regular health care. And you can prevent the most important HPV related health problems by immunization. Talk to your primary care doctor about the available vaccines. ...Read more

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Dr. Patricia Foster
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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 know there is different types of HPV , but what of it's been months and no signs or symptoms.I'm getting tested regardless just need higher thoughts?

I know there is different types of HPV , but what of it's been months and no signs or symptoms.I'm getting tested regardless just need higher thoughts?

Continue exams: I would suggest to continue regular exams and paps. Research is unclear whether your immune system fights and rids virus vs lays dormant. Best approach continue with regularly scheduled exams. ...Read more

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My friend noticed some bumps in her genitals, is this a sign of infection? What are the other symptoms of HPV infections?

My friend noticed some bumps in her genitals, is this a sign of infection? What are the other symptoms of HPV infections?

Many asymptomatic: Many people with genital hpv infections are completely asymptomatic. Genital warts may appear as flat lesions, small cauliflower-like bumps or tiny bud-like protrusions. In women, genital warts appear most commonly on the vulva but may occur near the anus, on the cervix or in the vagina. If someone is concerned that she/he could have hpv, then i recommend a visit to a health clinic or doctor. ...Read more

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My partner has genital warts. I have no signs or symptoms and have been tested for hpv. Can we have a baby?

My partner has genital warts. I have no signs or symptoms and have been tested for hpv. Can we have a baby?

Yes: Yes should be able to get pregnant. Most external genital warts are usually the type that are not associated with cervical cancer and are typically not tested for using the traditional hpv tests which usually test for the high risk types. ...Read more

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What the most common HPV symptoms?

What the most common HPV symptoms?

Warts: There are various genotypes of hpv which can cause warts or condylomata in various places. ...Read more

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What are some signs of HPV in a man?

What are some signs of HPV in a man?

HPV in men: There are many strains of hpv (almost a hundred), and most do not cause any signs or symptoms in men or women. However, a few strains will cause warts in certain areas, including the mouth/throat, genitals, and anus. A few strains have also been implicated in causing cancer of the penis, just as they can cause cancer of the cervix in females. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of HPV in women and men?

What are symptoms of HPV in women and men?

Many have no Sx: Hpv can pass from one to another with no symptoms at all. Some strains will persist in the body for decades & only be recognized when cell changes on a pap smear suggest precancerous growth. Some strains will produce skin bumps that can grow into wart like growths on the genitals(male or female) & spread over time. ...Read more

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How do hpv oral symptoms look like in men?

Warts, cancer (rare): Oral HPV usually causes no symptoms at all. Rarely warts inside the mouth; more rarely, cancer of the throat. The vast majority of oral HPV causes neither problem and clears up on its own. But warts and maybe cancer are more common in people with immune deficiency, especially due to HIV (maybe on your mind, since you're in Uganda?). If you think you have oral warts, HIV testing is necessary. ...Read more

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Are there any tests for oral hpv? What are the symptoms?

Herpes: Herpes is diagnosed by blood test. 75% of americans are positive for "oral' or herpes type one. Most got infected as children from other family members. ...Read more

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What are the signs o HPV in women and men? Who giives it to who

Depends on strain: Hpv is a family with >50 known strains at this point.Four strains seem to dominate the harm inflicted on humans, 2 more internal & 2 external.External strains produce wart like growths on genitals that may start as tiny bumps & grow to inch sized clusters or more. Internal strains may be carried unrecognized for 20+ years before causing cancer.Infected parties give it to uninfected, m=f. ...Read more

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How long can HPV be in your system before u start to experience symptoms......

How long can HPV be in your system before u start to experience symptoms......

HPV: Hpv can often come and go without anyone knowing they have it. That is why pap smears are so vital. ...Read more

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What are the major worries of HPV or any symptoms or possible medical problems?

What are the major worries of HPV or any symptoms or possible medical problems?

Cervical cancer: The concern for females is that there is an association between high risk hpv types and cervical and vulvar cancers. However, hpv infections are incredibly common and most people with hpv do not get cancer. It's important to be up to date with your visit with your gynecologist. ...Read more

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Is it possible for a man to have HPV and not have any visible symptoms from it?

Is it possible for a man to have HPV and not have any visible symptoms from it?

Yes: Men don't have any symptoms from having the hpv types that cause changes to the cells of the cervix, or abnormal pap smears. Men get hpv or genital warts caused by hpv types 6 and 11--then they will have symptoms of warts. If men have genital warts, they are at much higher risk of having other types of hpv that can cause abnormal pap smears for women. ...Read more

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How long does it take for HPV symptoms to show up if your under the age of 18?

How long does it take for HPV symptoms to show up if your under the age of  18?

HPV: Unless you get warts this is a difficult question to answer. If you get one of the dangerous strains of hpv it can take some years to show on your pap smears. It is always best at your age, regardless of your sexual history to get the hpv vaccine known as gardisil. Please do not miss this vital vaccination. ...Read more

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Causes of hpv? What causes hpv? What are symptoms and how would i know if it is something I should be worried about?

Causes of hpv? What causes hpv? What are symptoms and how would i know if it is something I should be worried about?

Sex: 80% of sexually active women have been exposed to hpv. Appropriate concern should come in the form of routine gynecologic screening, such as your annual exam and pap smear when indicated. Most people with hpv disease have no symptoms unless it progresses to cause cervical or vulvar lesions such as cancer. ...Read more

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Is isoprinosine helpful for hpv?How can I know the articles i've read about isoprinosine reducing symptoms of HPV up to 94% are real?

Is isoprinosine helpful for hpv?How can I know the articles i've read about isoprinosine reducing symptoms of HPV up to 94% are real?

See answer: Isoprinosine has been licensed since 1971 for the treatment of cell-mediated immune deficiencies associated with various viral infections. Currently registered in 43 countries world wide for a variety of indications, including the stds hpv and hsv. Isoprinosine is not licensed by the fda and is not available for purchase in the us. The data on true clinical efficacy and safety is limited "imo.". ...Read more

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