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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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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 does HPV look like on women?

What does HPV look like on women?

Depends: The few strains that produce genital warts can be seen when active.These can be tiny bubble-like outgrowths that eventually look like small cauliflowers. Most strains produce no findings that would be obvious to a lay person, while they actively shed virus.Even when the wart strains clear, they can shed virus and pass it to their sexual contacts off and on for years. ...Read more

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How do hpv oral symptoms look like in men?

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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What do 16 and 18 HPV types look like in men? Is it very hard to see?

Invisible: Hpv subtypes 16 and 18 are not known for causing genital warts, so it is unlike you will see anything on an male infected with these viral strains. ...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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Are oral warts common, what do they look like? Im scared my boyfriend had hpv. I got vaccinated while i was with him. This happened 2yrs ago.

Are oral warts common, what do they look like? Im scared my boyfriend had hpv. I got vaccinated while i was with him. This happened 2yrs ago.

Rarely happen: These are occasionally reported in the medical literature in patients who have immune disorders (AIDS). They would appear on the outer lip. For some reason the saliva and immune system inhibit their appearance in normal people. They can start as a small blob but eventually have a cauliflower like structure. ...Read more

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What does HPV of the throat look like?

Warty: Hpv is simply the fancy term for warts. Anywhere it grows, it is a wart - can range from flat at the start and progress to cauliflower=like growth given enough time. In the flat stage, it would be a little harder to distinguish than other mouth lesions. ...Read more

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I'm not sure if I have hpv or herpes. The bumps don't look like either, and I've been tested for herpes before. Also never got gardasil. ?

I'm not sure if I have hpv or herpes. The bumps don't look like either, and I've been tested for herpes before. Also never got gardasil. ?

Herpes vs. HPV: Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV) and Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) are viral infections that cause skin lesions. Herpes can appear on the mouth as cold sores (HSV1) or around genitals (HSV2). HPV can occur anywhere on the body. Herpes can cause ulcerated, black-ish lesions while HPV causes smooth round warts (see images). HPV does have a vaccine that (Gardasil) protects against some (not all) HPV strains. ...Read more

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What does HPV look like on lips and in mouth?

What does HPV look like on lips and in mouth?

RED SPOTS/REDNESS: It looks like red spots or redness in the mouth, lips ot throat.It may feel painful when person is eating.It may also progress to warts in mouth which are white/grey in appearance and may feel a little lumpy.If it gets worse there can be large warts or smaller warts clumping together and can spread to outside of mouth not all patients with hpv present the same and presentation varies. ...Read more

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Is small nodules that look like skin tags on the genitals always hpv?

No: Very commonly these are genital warts caused by hpv, but they could also be molluscum, skin tags, seborrheic keratoses, or another lesion. Most of these are benign, but when in doubt, always have these examined, especially if they are changing or growing. ...Read more

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Hi I am wondering if the pictures that I have on file look like hpv or a different std? Please help

Incomplete question: When you submit a question, you must provide enough background information for site docs to review.You must also submit a concise question that reflects the info submitted. This is not a chat room, so any question must be complete,We do not have access to any previous question or data you use upload in files.The sister site Healthtap prime has some of those features. ...Read more

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Does oral hpv look like a tiny canker sore

Does oral hpv look like a tiny canker sore

"canker sore": A "tiny canker sore" is probably herpes type I , not "HPV" (human papilloma virus). HPV is generally genital in location. ...Read more

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What does oral HPV infection look like? Does oral HPV cause bumps in the mouth?

What does oral HPV infection look like? Does oral HPV cause bumps in the mouth?

No symptoms: You can have oral HPV without any signs/symptoms at all. There is no reliable test for it. Your best bet is to get the vaccine (gardasil) and limit (if not eliminate) your exposure. Condoms and dental dams help but are generally thought to be ineffective. ...Read more

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Photos on google make the thing on my foot look like hpv on my foot but I’ve never done anything sexual? But the photo looks exactly like my foot?

Photos on google make the thing on my foot look like hpv on my foot but I’ve never done anything sexual? But the photo looks exactly like my foot?

Warts !!!!: HPV is a family of dozens of strains that includes that of the common skin wart, plantar warts as well as those involved in sexually related warts. Each HPV strain has specific tissues where they live. The foot wart strains are not the same as those of sexually transmitted warts. ...Read more

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My doctor says these warts on my scrotum might be HPV, but it doesn't look like cauliflower shape. Any ideas? i.imgur.com/hsrpdo8.png

Wart not appearance: Most warts are caused by HPV. There are hundreds of subtypes of HPV, but if your physician has diagnosed those skin lesions as warts, then they are most likely due to HPV. It doesn't need to look "cauliflower". ...Read more