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Currently treating HPV warts with Aldara. One of them is beginning to ulcerate. What is the best way to prevent infection or sepsis?

Currently treating HPV warts with Aldara. One of them is beginning to ulcerate. What is the best way to prevent infection or sepsis?

Good Hygiene: Good Hygiene means carefully and frequently daily washing of the wart site and if necessary a mid day change in underwear. If signs of secondary infection such as redness. swelling or pus are noted, see a MD immediately. ...Read more

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Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
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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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What do HPV warts look like?

What do HPV warts look like?

Raised bump: Hpv warts look like a small raised rough bump often white. They can be single or in clusters. They are commonly located at the vaginal opening but can be in the vagina or on the cervix. ...Read more

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Can you have HPV without warts ?

Can you have HPV without warts ?

Yes: Two of the 4 best known strains of hpv produce warts & 2 do not. The non wart strains are better known for their association with abnormal pap smears & cervical cancer. There are dozens of other strains not associated with either. ...Read more

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What could cause skin warts other than hpv?

What could cause skin warts other than hpv?

Verruca: Warts or verruca vulgaris are caused by hpv. You may have another type of growth that is not a wart. For a clear diagnosis see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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With HPV will warts come and go on there own?

Yes: The hpv wart virus can lie dormant in the skin cells, showing no symptoms of a wart. They can then later "pop" up from dormancy and present as a wart. Often this occurs when one's immune system is not at it's peak function. ...Read more

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Where and what does the HPV warts look like in men?

Where and what does the HPV warts look like in men?

HPV: When men acquire HPV they are called condylomas. They are raised lesions which look like small cauliflower growths ...Read more

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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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How long does it take for HPV warts to show up after initial contact?

How long does it take for HPV warts to show up after initial contact?

Genital Warts: Although the majority of people infected with hpv never show any signs, some people will begin to start showing symptoms as little as 2 weeks after infection. ...Read more

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My wife just found out that she has hpv. Does this mean i'll get warts?

No: No but you should be examined regularly. 70% if sexually active americans are carriers. For more: www.Peedoc.Com @thepeedoc. ...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