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What is HPV genital wart caused from ?and how to cure it ?

What is HPV genital wart caused from ?and how to cure it ?

Prevention Is Key: Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) causes genital warts, is sexually transmitted. Over 40 types infect the genital tract; over 14 have high risk for development of cancer. Treatment of warts includes cryotherapy, chemical destruction; however cancer risk may remain. Vaccine (age 11-26 yrs) prevents certain high risk strains; most effective if given before sexual debut. Condom use can prevent all strains. ...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


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Can men be cured from HPV that causes warts? Will their healthy immune system get rid of it? And will warts go away by themselves or surgery needed??

Can men be cured from HPV that causes warts? Will their healthy immune system get rid of it? And will warts go away by themselves or surgery needed??

Not really: Once you've met a particular strain of HPV, it's yours for life. Warts may come and go. Anything you read about "strengthening your immune system to fight HPV" is by crooks. Warts are best removed by your physician. ...Read more

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My daughter has warts in all her fingers in her hand.Hat could be the possible cause of it and how can we cure it?

My daughter has warts in all her fingers in her hand.Hat could be the possible cause of it and how can we cure it?

Viral cause: Warts are caused by. Viruses. Because she has s o many of them consult a dermatologist. He will probably want to burn them off. ...Read more

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Can genital warts cure it self? Can they go away and not come back or be spread? Are they just spread threw sex? Can this cause cancer?

Can genital warts cure it self?  Can they go away and not come back or be spread? Are they just spread threw sex? Can this cause cancer?

Maybe, maybe: The best answer will be provided by your dr or gyn, after an examination of this lesion. It could be many things, and we can not know if your diagnostic impression is correct. In some cases yes, would be the right answer to most of your (multiple) questions. Best of luck. ...Read more

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What causes warts?

What causes warts?

Skin virus: Warts are caused by a slow-growing skin virus. They are contagious (although not as much as a cold), so if someone with a wart on their foot walks barefoot on the ground and you walk in the same place, you can get them. If you think you have one, have your Dr. take a look. ...Read more

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Can using my old shaver again cause warts?

Can using my old shaver again cause warts?

No: If you had warts and are now free of them, you have immunity to that type of virus. You may wish to clean your old shaver with 70% ethanol for your peace of mind. ...Read more

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Is there a way to cure planters warts at home?

Is there a way to cure planters warts at home?

Yes: There are a number of topical over the counter products that can be purchased at any pharmacy. ...Read more

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I was told that there is a shot you can get that cures warts. Is this true?

No: There is a vaccine that reduces the chance of catching some types of genital warts. Ther are drugs that can be injected into warts that might nudge them to go away. But there is no shot that cures warts. ...Read more

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