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

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

Dr. Ira Katz
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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'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?

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

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What signs if women had or was infected by HPV in her mouth.

What signs if women had or was infected by HPV in her mouth.

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

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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.

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.

Unanswerable. : Hpv is highly communicable and we now know that hpv is associated with head and neck cancers. Smoking increases the risk. The hpv is usually diagnosed after a malignancy is detected with hpv dna. Be safe. You can't be too careful. ...Read more

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Can women give HPV to men?

Can women give HPV to men?

Yes: Hpv is everywhere and most people have at least one strain of it. It is pretty easily transmitted from either gender to any sexual partner. ...Read more

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How do women first get hpv?

How do women first get hpv?

Mostly from sexual: Hpv is mostly transmitted via sexual transmitted disease. Although women can get it from non-sexual transmission but the incidence is very low. ...Read more

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Can a woman pass HPV to a man?

Can a woman pass HPV to a man?

Yes: That is why we're now recommending that teenaged boys get vaccinated against HPV. ...Read more

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What does HPV look like on women?

Usually not visible: Most people who have hpv have no visible lesions. But if you have visible lesions, they will be firm raised lesions that may itch some. They can range from very small to very large. ...Read more

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What percentage of women have hpv?

What percentage of women have hpv?

About 50%: 90% of the women infected with hpv manage to clear the infection. The prevlence rate depends on the number of sexual partners. At a given time 40-50% have hpv infection with some strain. Vaccination is available against the strains most responsible for cervical cancer. ...Read more