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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 »

HPV/Genital Warts

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hey, Whats up? My girl friend whom I've been with for a year now, recently got a pap smear done and she came up positive for HPV (abnormal cells). Me myself had been tested for STD's and a Visual Check up for HPV and in all tests I came up negative.... Read more »

help....Hiv and genital warts

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
Hi 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

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 »

Genital warts

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Okay well me and my boyfriend both know we have genital warts, and we are going to the clinic friday to get tested for other things and to get treated.

But for the most part i am nervous on how they will treat mine, because they are inside of me..... Read more »
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Non-Infectious Genital Warts

Hello. I understand that genital warts are caused by HPV. I've heard that current treatments get rid of the warts but not the virus. However, removal of the warts would cause the person to be non-infectious. Is this true? You also mentioned...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi.Thank you for your question.When genital warts are removed from the genital or anal area of the body,this only removes the growths, NOT the underlying infection (due to HumanPapilloma Virus--HPV). Because we cannot cure the underlying... Read more »

Genital Warts and Cervical Cancer

Hello,Ive had genital warts in the past and though, as Ive read repeatedly, I know that they are caused by an HPV other than the ones that cause cervical cancers, I am still wondering if having the HPV responsible for the warts means I am any more...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your very interesting question!On one hand if you've had one type of HPV then you've been at the same type of risk for getting the other HPV types. There's that, but just because there's risk doesn't mean it... Read more »

genital warts

is it safe to have sex if i have genital wart on my penis?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,No, it is not. Genital warts are caused by HPV (human papilloma virus). This virus can be spread by direct skin-to-skin contact. I recommend you see your doctor and have the genital wart treated.Good luck.Dr. Bob... Read more »

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, to date, there is no proof that any viruscauses testicular cancer.... 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 reason. ... 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 series protects against human papillomavirus (HPV) strains that cause 90 percent of genital warts... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Study: HPV Vaccine Prevents Genital Warts in Males

The human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine Gardasil effectively prevents genital warts in males, according to a study to be presented today at the European Research Organization on Genital Infection and Neoplasia International Multidisciplinary... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Genital Wart Virus May Raise Men's Risk of HIV

The results of a study of men in Kenya suggest that infection with human papillomavirus (HPV) can raise the risk of contracting HIV. The findings are part of a larger clinical trial that, together with two others, showed male circumcision reduces a... Read more »