What Causes A Recurrence Of Genital Warts

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HPV genital wart question

Dear Dr. I am rather confused on the HPV virus. I am a heterosexual male. Could you tell us a little about HPV and how it's spread? Is it possible to get it orally? If you have HPV, do you have it for life? I heard your immune system can actually...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...consider screening, as HPV lesions in the rectum might put one at increased risk for rectal cancers.It is possible to transmit genital warts to someone's mouth, though it is rare, especially in people who are not immune compromised. Genital warts... Read more »

genital warts

i have a bad case of genital wart and there making me lose my confidence during sexual intercousre... Read more »

WHAT IS THE MEDICINE FOR GENITAL WARTS

I have been having genital warts since 2003 of which I went hospital in 2003 and were removed. ... Read more »
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Brown Medical School

HIV 101: Treatment of Genital Warts

...are clinically negative 3 months after treatment is stopped. Alternative: Trichloroacetic acid (TCA): 35%-85% solution Genital warts Weekly or biweekly TCA has the same or lower efficacy compared to cryotherapy and results in more pain,... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Human Papillomavirus and Genital Warts

...About one-third of the HPV types are spread through sexual contact and live only in genital tissue. Low-risk types of HPV cause genital warts, the most recognizable sign of genital HPV infection. Other high-risk types of HPV cause cervical cancer... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Genital Warts

... Genital warts may appear both externally (e.g., on the penis, anus, or external female genitalia) and internally (e.g., in the anal 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 »