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What Are Some Causes Of Oral Warts

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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 »
AIDS Survival Project

Warts It All About? A Look at Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Writing about sex and sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) is fascinating, frustrating and fun. It's fascinating because I get to read the results of research and studies about the sex lives of ordinary people. It's frustrating because year after... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Drug Could Prevent "Cervical Cancer by Killing Off Virus That Causes Disease"

The HIV drug lopinavir is selectively toxic to human papillomavirus-positive cervical cells, a new study suggests. About 3,000 UK women are diagnosed with cervical cancer annually, mostly due to HPV infection by high-risk strains, which have also... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Oral Warts and Kissing

Can oral warts be transfered via kissing.Or is it more likely oral to genital and genital to oralthanks...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Response from David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Grady Health System
Oral warts, which are caused by human papillomavirus (HPV), is highly contagious. As a matter of fact, HPV is the most common STD in America. The usual way of transmission of HPV is via oral, vaginal or anal intercourse. The organism which causes... Read more »

All about anal warts-- Treatment for internal anogenital warts; what happens to people infected with the wart virus?

what is the treatment for internal anogenital warts? I heard there was a pill, is that true? If anal intercourse was performed with a person with internal warts would the suseptible top pass it along to others?...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
Anal warts, both internal and external, are caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV, also known as the wart virus). Given that it is a viral infection, it can be readily spread from an infected bottom to a susceptible top. Once a person gets... Read more »

R.M.K ? GENITAL WARTS...............HELP ME?????{INDIA}?????"NOW WHAT"

HICAN I GET HPV FROM RECVEING ORAL SEX?IS IT NORMAL TO HAVE WHITE SPOTS ON UR FORESKIN OF THE PENIS,NOW THE PROBLEM IS THAT THE LUMP WHICH I HAVE CAME A YEAR AFTER MY EXPOSURE,MY DOC CONFIRMED IT IS NOT A WART,BUT NOW THESE WHITE SPOTS?...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Some people have spots on their foreskin or around the rim of the head of the penis(see <a href="http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/SafeSex/Archive/Hepatitis/Q139363.html" target=_new>pearly penile papules</a>). These are often... Read more »

Are these warts? or something else?

Dr. Reznik,I have HPV and lately I have been getting these sores in my mouth. However, they are not like the ones in the pictures you have on your this website. If I press on these I can pop them. They are not really fleshy but more like a...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Response from David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Grady Health System
Dear Nervous:Oral warts due to HPV do not appear as a fluid-filled vesicle, but rather as a raised, solid area which looks like warts. It is virtually impossible for me to determine what you are experiencing as it may be one of a number of things... Read more »
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Question for WorryWart

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
What's up buddy. I am the one who answered your post about the armpit pain. I was just wondering how everything is going for you now? did you get tested yet so you can finally rest your mind haha. anyway i was just curios. later bro. Read more »

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 »

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 »

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 »