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What kind of doc do I need to see if I think I have HPV warts on tongue?

What kind of doc do I need to see if I think I have HPV warts on tongue?

An ENT: Usually hpv warts are not on the tongue. They like the soft palate, uvula and tonsils. An ENT doctor can check you and clear you. ...Read more

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Dr. Brad Goldenberg
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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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Some docs say HPV (warts) is completely cleared by the body eventually.Others say never-it lies dormant. So what's the verdict? Dormant or cleared?

Some docs say HPV (warts) is completely cleared by the body eventually.Others say never-it lies dormant. So what's the verdict? Dormant or cleared?

Both : Some people will completely clear the virus. In others it will lay dormant just above the basement membrane in the cell layers. You can not predict who this will happen to or do anything to change it other than avoiding smoking which decreases the risk of clearing the virus. Unless you are having manifestations of hpv the presence of the virus is not something to focus on. ...Read more

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Is it easy after giving oral sex to a female to get oral warts or HPV lesions. Other docs on here have said no but I am worried and have an oral bump.

Is it easy after giving oral sex to a female to get oral warts or HPV lesions. Other docs on here have said no but I am worried and have an oral bump.

Not common: You should definitely get your "bump" checked out. However, it is very rare for hpv to spread from the genitals to the mouth or lips with out any open sores. ...Read more

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What are the chances of getting HPV related oral warts from oral sex. Docs have told me it was rare is this true? I am sooo worried please help.

Get Vaccinated: I have practiced 30 years and never seen genital warts in a womans mouth. Get vaccinated before you get type 16 or 18 hpv. They last for life, and cause cancer. Guys can get vaccinated now also. ...Read more

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What are the chances of getting oral warts /hpv from giving oral sex to a female? Many of the docs on here have given me polarized opinions about this

What are the chances of getting oral warts /hpv from giving oral sex to a female? Many of the docs on here have given me polarized opinions about this

HPV: There is no right answer to almost any question about hpv yet. I would say that oral sex performed on a female is of low risk. But, that does not in any necessary way mean you are not already hpv infected. 96% of americans have been exposed to hpv by age 26. Hpv is transmitted skin to skin. ...Read more

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Hi docs, would non genital warts HPV cause symptoms?

Hi docs, would non genital warts HPV cause symptoms?

Not usually: Warts are usually pain and symptom free. However, they can be irritated by scratching or rubbing and, thus, be annoying. Removing them is usually very simple. Local anesthesia and either excision or coagulation will remove them . Be well. Peter wilk, md. ...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