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How Long Do Genital Warts Last

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will genital warts ever go away

I was diagnosed with genital warts, being treated on third round of acid. more new warts keep coming back every 3 months. Will this ever stop? How do I prevent another outbreak? Once cleared when and how often will they come back? Once clear...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...HPV?There are over 100 different kinds of HPV and not all of them cause health problems. Some kinds of HPV may cause problems like genital warts, cervical cancer or cancer of the vagina or vulva. HPV types 16 and 18 cause about 70% of cervical... Read more »

Warts on penis and HIV: Done much research & still VERY confused!

Dr. Franscino:Thank you for taking time to read my post!I have searched this website for an answere... Read more »

Fear of HIV keeping me from sex

Hello Dr Frascino,I am an x-worrier that you helped a few years ago (I was the guy that thought the... Read more »
Articles
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 »
AIDS InfoNet

Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

...hands or feet. Infections of the hands and feet are usually not transmitted through sexual activity. Several types of HPV cause genital warts on the penis, vagina, and rectum. Those with HIV can get worse sores in the rectum and cervical areas.... 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

Uganda: Circumcision Helps Stop Wart Virus, Study Finds

...transmission, also helps prevent infection with human papillomavirus (HPV), the STD responsible for most cases of cervical cancer and genital warts, in men's female partners. In a study piggybacked onto a larger study of male circumcision and... Read more »
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Genital Warts

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...Can Genital Warts appear on the penis? Read more »

How long before you can see any symptoms?

Posted by dopey33, 2 Replies
Lets say you are infected with HIV, can you see symptoms within days? Maybe 2 days? or does it take weeks to months? Read more »

HIV and Memory Loss

Posted by ScotCharles, 4 Replies
...forgetting things or have trouble learning new things 2. Have a hard time with math 3. Have trouble paying attention for a long period of time 4. Have trouble finding the right words to get your points across 5. Has your family or friends... 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 »