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What Is The Name Of The Virus That Causes Genital Warts

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Genital Warts Immunity-- Is the virus eliminated or is it just hiding?

I searched previous messages on this site and read that HPV immunity can occur in individuals. This is when the immune system recognizes the virus and eliminates the warts from the body. I am confused about this though. Does that mean that the...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
...The majority of folks who get HPV infected (human papilloma virus, wart virus) will actually ELIMINATE the virus completely from the body. These studies were performed in college woman in which Read more »

will genital warts ever go away

I was diagnosed with genital warts, being treated on third round of acid. more new warts keep... Read more »

HPV genital wart question

Dear Dr. I am rather confused on the HPV virus. I am a heterosexual male. Could you tell us a... Read more »
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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 »
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 Read more »
The Well Project

Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents What Is HPV? Genital Warts Dysplasia and Cervical Cancer Dysplasia and Anal Cancer HPV is More Common and Can Be More Serious for HIV+ People 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 »
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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 »

help....Hiv and genital warts

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
...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 »

New Hope for HIV Eradication

Posted by Mondo, 4 Replies
...be on track to get at the HIV that hides inside cells and keeps the infection going; if so, they could perhaps eradicate the virus from the body entirely, according to an article published in the July issue of Retrovirology. The latest research... 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 Read more »