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What Are The Risks In Genital Warts

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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 »
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 »
The Well Project

Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) and HIV/AIDS

Table of Contents What is HPV? Prevention of HPV Genital Warts Cervical Dysplasia and Cervical Cancer Anal Dysplasia and Anal Cancer Taking Care of Yourself What Is HPV? Human papillomavirus (HPV) is the name of a large group... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Genital Warts

I am having a hard time dealing with a situation that recently came up. I noticed some small bumps on the shaft of my penis recently and didn't pay them any attention, but there seem to me some more now. They are not really clustered in one...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
You've had very limited sexual exposures to others, so the likelihood of having genital warts is pretty low. Getting genital warts from receiving oral sex is also unlikely. That does not mean that you don't have genital warts; it just... Read more »

3 time Genital Warts and 61 Days HIV Elisa Test

Dear Experts,I received a unprotected oral sex 8 months before from my colleague while we were at a business trip. She told me that she HIV free she is from India (Mumbai) I dnt knw my mind is doubting her maybe she is lying. I have genital warts...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiActually the person at risk was her as you have genital warts and she could get those from you.The risk of HIV transmission with oral sex is extremely low. It is even reasonable to state that for the person receiving oral sex (that is on whom... Read more »

Genital warts

Is genital warts consider cuts or sores ? Cuz I have it on my pubic hair and one day blood comes to it. Is it possible for HIV to enter through it, if the blood is infected with HIV....
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiAnytime there are active sexually transmitted infections the risk of HIV does increase. So yes if the warts are open and bleeding there is a way for HIV to enter into your system if the sex is unprotected this is why wearing condoms is so... Read more »

3rd time Genital Warts and 61 Days HIV Elisa Test

Dear Experts,I received a unprotected oral sex 8 months before from my colleague while we were at a business trip. She told me that she HIV free she is from India (Mumbai) I dnt knw my mind is doubting her maybe she is lying. I have genital warts...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiIn all actuality she was more at risk for contracting your genital warts than you getting something from her. The risk of HIV transmission with oral sex is extremely low. It is even reasonable to state that for the person receiving oral sex (that... Read more »
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genital warts worry

Posted by nickynick, 1 Reply
Hi, I had unprotected sex with a guy who says he's a sex worker. I don't know what his status was but he doesn't seem to care.

It's past six weeks since that exposure. I'm going to get tested next week just to give an allowance if anything happens.

Now... 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 »

I was told i had Genital Warts?? help!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I went to the Dr. because my b.f saw some bumps on my butthole area and near my vagina. They told me that it was Genital Warts. But i dont know, it doesnt look gross and it doesnt really hurt. I saw some pictures on the internet of what it looks... Read more »