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What Are The Signs Of Hpv In Women
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
I'm a young woman. I am worried about HPV in my mouth? My HCP looked at my tonsils and did not seem worried. What are the signs of HPV in mouth?
Possibly none: Initially there will be no symptoms and no physical findings when your physician looks in your mouth. Over the long term, HPV can cause wart-like lesions in the mouth/throat/upper airway. Certain strains of HPV can lead to cancer of the throat and mouth. At your age, there is a vaccine available that will help protect against many (but not every) cancer causing strain of HPV, you should get it ...Read more
Oral HPV: White plaques or wart-like lesions could show up or there may be no signs at all. A dentist, family doctor or ENT specialist can check during an oral exam. ...Read more
How long before the female would know if she has HPV in the mouth. She has been going to the desist and has not found any signs.
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
HPV in Women: 96% of americans are exposed to at least one of the hpv strains by the time they are 26. The bigger story in women is that this problem manifests first in their cervix. Oral hpv is real. But, there is no test or treatment yet. But, we can follow this in the pap smears. All humans, regardless of their age or gender or exposure history should have the hpv vaccination. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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