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What Causes Genital Warts To Come Back

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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 »
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Non-Infectious Genital Warts

Hello. I understand that genital warts are caused by HPV. I've heard that current treatments get rid of the warts but not the virus. However, removal of the warts would cause the person to be non-infectious. Is this true? You also mentioned...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi.Thank you for your question.When genital warts are removed from the genital or anal area of the body,this only removes the growths, NOT the underlying infection (due to HumanPapilloma Virus--HPV). Because we cannot cure the underlying... Read more »

genital warts

i have a bad case of genital wart and there making me lose my confidence during sexual intercousre because they are so big. is there a qiucker solution of getting rid of them beside aldara or freezing, maybe surgical surgery to have them cut off....
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
You can get them burned off with... Read more »

Genital Warts

I recently found out that I had a genital wart...the doctor removed it, but it concerned me because it was on the shaft of my penis...pretty close to the head. I have always worn a condom during sex...with the exception of receiving oral sex. I...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Treatment of genital warts has varying effectiveness among individuals. Having warts removed in no way guarantees that you are no longer infected with HPV (the virus that causes warts), that you will not have another outbreak, or that you will not... Read more »

WARTS ON GENITALS

Hie, I was recently tested for HIV at 5 and a half months after the possible exposure date, which came back a clean negative. I was told by Dr John Gallant that there was no need for me to be tested again at 6 months ie in 2 weeks time. I would just...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Thank you for your question.It can take the HIV antibody test up to 6 months to show positive in aninfected person. However, realistically speaking, the chances that the testwon't pick up the infection at 5 1/2 months, but will at 6 months,... 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 »

Venereal Warts & low cd4

Posted by butchcat, 1 Reply
I was first diagnosed w/ condyloma (Venereal warts) in the late 80's and had laser surgery to remove the stubborn critters. No re-occurances for a LONG time. I've noticed within the last 6 or 8 months they have definately come back! My cd4 dropped... Read more »