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What Do Oral Warts Look Like

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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 »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

What Do the Symptoms of Sexually Transmitted Diseases Look Like?

The following are the some of the symptoms of syphilis, gonorrhea, chlamydia, genital warts, scabies and herpes. Since symptoms can vary from person to person, and since these symptoms can resemble the symptoms of many other illnesses, you CANNOT... 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 »
Ask the Experts

Oral Warts?

I referred a client to his MD for an unusual looking growth on the attached gingiva of the lingual lower anterior teeth~8X12" and thick~4mm, white, 'verrucous looking'...The pathology report indicated a 'squamous papilloma of...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

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

Grady Health System
Oral warts due to HPV can be treated by several means: surgical removal, cryotherapy, intralesional injections of interferon alpha, etc. The problem with most therapies is that these lesions tend to recur. I do believe oral interferon lozenges have... 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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Warts in throat

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi everyone. I dont have any symptoms of HIV but I was just wondering if warts are a possible symptom. I have these little raised bumps in the back of my throat for almost a year and 1/2 and they have not gone away. They dont itch or anything but... 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 »

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 »

Hairy Leukopakia and genital warts

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I have not had sex in five years. My t cells are at 300. I am manifesting hairy leukoplakia and genital warts.

To all of you out there who know that it is not hiv since I have tested negative. Can you direct me to what I should test for?

Please, do... Read more »