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What is the relationship between plantar warts on the feet and cervical cancer?

What is the relationship between plantar warts on the feet and cervical cancer?

HPV virus: Both cervical cancer and plantar warts are caused by the hpv virus. However, they are caused by different strains of the virus, thus the hpv vaccination will not protect against plantar warts. ...Read more

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Dr. Barry Rosen
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Cancer (Definition)

Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more


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Plantar warts on toe. Since the main cause is HPV, once treated will I still be infected with HPV and will I have increased risk for cervical cancer?

Plantar warts on toe. Since the main cause is HPV, once treated will I still be infected with HPV and will I have increased risk for cervical cancer?

Different HPV: HPV or human papilloma virus is a family of related viruses that infect humans but cause different problems. Some HPV types can cause skin warts (types 1, 2, 4, 60, or 63), some genital warts (types 6 and 11), whereas HPV types 16 and 18 are associated with the risk of cervical cancer. Two FDA vaccines protect against 16 and 18 and when administered before infection, can reduce the risk of cancer ...Read more

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Does having a plantar wart cause risk for cervical cancer?

Does having a plantar wart cause risk for cervical cancer?

Plantar Wart: There are many viruses that cause warts - more than 40. The plantar wart does not have a connection (as far as I am aware of) with the human paploma virus that is associated with cervical cancer. Your gynecologist will be able to take a biopsy and find out if there is cervical cancer for you. Once you know you can relax of be confident that you are treating it. ...Read more

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How to know if I have plantars wart and herpes or cervical cancer?

How to know if I have plantars wart and herpes or cervical cancer?

I'd visit a doctor: Your talking about different things...Why not get a physical exam? ...Read more

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If ihave ccommon warts, does that mean I have HPV that could travel to my vagina eventually becoming cervical cancer?

If ihave ccommon warts, does that mean I have HPV that could travel to my vagina eventually becoming cervical cancer?

No: There are two types of hpv skin infections: cutaneous types causing nongenital warts; mucosal types responsible for anogenital warts, cervical dysplasia/cancer, and laryngeal papillomatosis. Current hpv vaccine provides protection against mucosal type infection. ...Read more

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Do warts on the hand indicate a symptom of cervical cancer/hpv?

Do warts on the hand indicate a symptom of cervical cancer/hpv?

No and Yes: Warts are caused by viruses. A wart on the hand is not an indicator of cervical cancer and is not related to hpv ( which typically is used to reference genital warts or genital hpv infections. ...Read more

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Am I at increased risk of developing cervical cancer if I have genital warts?

Am I at increased risk of developing cervical cancer if I have genital warts?

Possibly: Your greatest risk is if you carry the high risk hpv virus. Those strains are not usually the ones which cause genital warts. Your physician can type your virus and let you know. ...Read more

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Could I have given my baby the type of HPV that causes cervical cancer during his birth? I don't have warts, just one abnormal pap 1 yr after birth.

Could I have given my baby the type of HPV that causes cervical cancer during his birth? I don't have warts, just one abnormal pap 1 yr after birth.

HPV: We don't do c sections for non genital hpv and even with the genital hpv, we only do it if the warts appear to be severe and or obstructive to the birth canal. I have not seen any issues in babies born to mothers of non wart hpv. In the us we think as many as 35% of women by age 25 have this form of hpv. ...Read more

Dr. Arnold Beresh
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Plantar Warts (Definition)

There are many types of warts and all are caused by virus. There are a variety (~46) of different viruses that cause warts thus different type of warts. Different types of warts will have there own appearance. Some are flat and smooth while others are raised and rough with small black streaks or specks in them. Others are ...Read more


Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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Cervical Cancer (Definition)

Cervical cancer is an uncontrolled proliferation of cells of the cervical tissue (mucosal lining cells or stroma) due to certain mutations. High risk HPV viruses ...Read more