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

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
HPV, short for human papillomavirus, is a the name for a group of viruses that cause genital lesions (warts) on the skin around the penis, vagina, and anus, and in the rectum or vagina/cervix. Approximately 20 million Americans are infected with... Read more »

Non-Infectious Genital Warts

Hello. I understand that genital warts are caused by HPV. I've heard that current treatments... Read more »

Genital Warts and Cervical Cancer

Hello,Ive had genital warts in the past and though, as Ive read repeatedly, I know that they are... Read more »
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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 »
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 series protects against human papillomavirus (HPV) strains that cause 90 percent of genital warts... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Study: HPV Vaccine Prevents Genital Warts in Males

The human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine Gardasil effectively prevents genital warts in males, according to a study to be presented today at the European Research Organization on Genital Infection and Neoplasia International Multidisciplinary... Read more »
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 »
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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 »

help....Hiv and genital warts

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
Hi everbody my name is john, 25 and need some help,,, i found out i had hiv about 7 months ago and at the same time was told i had genital warts, which at the time did not know what was the hardest to deal with in a funny kind of way, i know the hiv... 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 »

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 »