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How Do Anal Warts Spread

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Anal Warts?/Can I spread them?

Doc -- I wrote about what I think are anal warts (bumps near my rectum that are white looking (some more red). Several look like what I have seen people refer to as skin tags, in that they are not flat to the body, they can be moved around and one...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...and worry about the issues you bring up. A doctor could (and should) treat them for you. That would decrease the chances of spreading them to others.Genital warts are caused by a type of HPV (Human Papillomavirus) that is more likely to cause... Read more »

anal warts

Hi! My name is Stephanie. I just discovered theses coliflower things around my rectum. I'm curious... Read more »

HPV and Anal Warts (HPV, 2010)

Hello dr. Frascino !I m the most sad boy of the world....Can you tell me if there is a cure for... Read more »
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Hot Topics at The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums, December 14, 2010

...Severe Itching With No Clear Cause: Could It Be My Meds? OTHER HEALTH ISSUES & HIV/AIDS   HIV and a History of Anal Warts: Should I Worry About Anal Cancer? I was infected with HIV less than five months ago. All my initial... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

...HIV-positive. Dysplasia and warts can return. They should be treated as soon as they are found to reduce the chances of the problem spreading or returning. The Bottom Line Human papilloma viruses (HPV) are fairly common. Different types of... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Anal Cancer, HIV and Gay/Bisexual Men

...decreased overall mortality from HIV, it has not reduced the incidence of anal squamous cell carcinoma (SCC). 4 And, since it is spread through sexual skin-to-skin contact, condom use only partially reduces the risk of transmission. Other... Read more »
The Well Project

Cancers

...in all groups since the introduction of potent HIV drug combinations. KS on the skin is not life threatening. However, if KS spreads to other parts of the body, especially the lungs, it can cause serious problems. Treatment decisions are usually... Read more »
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anal warts

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
do gynecologists perform anal pap smears or check for warts back there? I think I may have them Read more »

surgery for anal warts

Posted by bakcake, 3 Replies
...I am facing anal wart surgery in a week. i would like to know what happens step by step during the surgery Read more »

Anal wart surgery

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
...I am about to have surgery for anal warts that I have in my anal canal. I was wondering if anyone else has had the outpatient surgery and tell me wht it's like post-op. Read more »

help

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
i have had the following symptoms that really scare me: fatigue sollen galnds in groin nausea sore throat for 2 days all after 4 weeks i am really scared its hiv I cant even type Read more »