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Ways To Prevent Oral Warts

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Can I use Aldara as preventative medicine against anal warts?

About 4 months ago I was with somebody and found out through a friend that they were infected with HPV. They had the warts treated but I know the virus can last a while.We didn't have sex, I did perform oral sex on him and we did lay together...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
I would not recommend using Aldara to prevent warts, although I can understand the rationale of your question. Although I don't doubt that you have been exposed to HPV infection, it is possible that you may have cleared the infection. A good... Read more »

Interferon injections to treat internal warts/prevent anal cancer

Despite a relatively modest CD4 count of 324, I have been able to treat external anal warts very... Read more »

anal warts pass to mouth?

Hello, my partner and I have both been diagnosed with anal warts (HPV). we are both pos (he with... Read more »
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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 »
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Help for the Worried Warts

Posted by JonCage, 2 Replies
Many people after receiving their conclusive results continue to show symptoms of anxiety and depression. You need to understand that you are not alone. You are not the only ones, questioning your tests and questioning your symptoms. You need to... Read more »

warts a symptom???

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
here's the story...

This summer i received oral sex on several occasions from 2 different guys , and was involved in a lot of kissing from one of them (exchange of saliva for hours at a time)

All along i thought, NO risk, no need to get tested. Im... Read more »

Warts in throat

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi everyone. I dont have any symptoms of HIV but I was just wondering if warts are a possible symptom. I have these little raised bumps in the back of my throat for almost a year and 1/2 and they have not gone away. They dont itch or anything but... 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 »