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Can Genital Warts Cause Cancer

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genital warts and testicular cancer

I was wondering if there is any connection between having genital warts and then developing testicular cancer. If there is what is the chance of it occurring and is it a common occurrence.
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...Hi. Thank you for your question. Genital warts are caused by the HumanPapilloma Virus. Although it has been previously suggested that testicularcancer may be linked to a virus, Read more »

will genital warts ever go away

I was diagnosed with genital warts, being treated on third round of acid. more new warts keep... Read more »

Am I HPV infected if I have a wart? Will I develop cancer?

I'm just wondering if I have a wart around my vagina, does it mean that I'm infected by HPV? How... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Virus That Causes Genital Warts Linked to Oral Cancer: Study

... A new study suggests human papillomavirus (HPV) could be behind a rise in oropharyngeal (head and neck) squamous cell cancer cases in the United States and in some northern European countries, and that changing sexual behaviors could be the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Australia: Genital Wart Infections Plunge Following Vaccine Rollout

... Cases of genital warts at a large Australian health clinic have plunged in the 12 months since the introduction of the Gardasil vaccine. The three-shot Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Genital Wart Virus May Raise Men's Risk of HIV

...attributable to oncogenic types HPV-16 and HPV-18. The quadrivalent vaccine can also prevent low-risk HPV-6 and HPV-11, which cause genital warts. "[Hazard ratio] estimates from our analysis suggest that prophylactic vaccines that provide... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Merck Cervical Cancer Vaccine Cleared for Use in Girls, Women

...that data only tested Gardasil's ability to induce immune responses in boys. Such studies are continuing, since HPV can cause genital warts and head and neck cancer in men, and since men can transmit HPV to women. FDA said it needs further... Read more »
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do genital warts cause cancer in men

Posted by team1, 1 Reply
...they do cause cervical cancer in women among other things. but its been stated that the warts are harmless to men? is that true? Read more »

help....Hiv and genital warts

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
...everbody my name is john, 25 and need some help,,, i found out i had hiv about 7 months ago and at the same time was told i had genital warts, which at the time did not know what was the hardest to deal with in a funny kind of way, i know the hiv... Read more »

Genital Warts

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...Can Genital Warts appear on the penis? Read more »

genital warts

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...i was told that you can have hpv genital warts for years and never have outbreaks. and years later break out and that it doesn't mean your boyfriend has cheated. is this true? Read more »