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HPV/Genital Warts Health Center

Medical Reference Related to HPV/Genital Warts

  1. Information About the Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

    Infection by HPV (the human papillomavirus) is common. WebMD explains the risks of infection and the strains of HPV that can lead to cancer.

  2. Gynecological Exam for Genital Warts (Human Papillomavirus)

    A gynecological exam for genital warts includes:Visual exam of the vulva.Speculum exam.Bimanual pelvic exam.Rectal exam.Rectovaginal exam.The visual exam and the speculum exam are the most important for diagnosing genital warts.Some health professionals may use an acetowhite test to make the warts more visible. A vinegar solution (weak acetic acid) may be applied to the skin to show the ...

  3. Physical Exam for Genital Warts (Human Papillomavirus) for Men

    A visual exam of the penis and anus is most important to diagnose genital warts in men. A magnifying glass may be used to help locate abnormal tissue. ...

  4. Biopsy of Genital Warts (Human Papillomavirus)

    Your health professional may take a sample, or biopsy, of abnormal tissue if genital warts cannot be easily identified with a physical examination or during a gynecology exam with a lighted magnifying instrument (colposcopy). A microscopic exam on the biopsied tissue can help your health professional determine whether cell changes have occurred that indicate infection with the human ...

  5. Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Test

    A human papillomavirus (HPV) test is done to detect an HPV infection and determine the type of HPV present.

  6. Genital Warts (Human Papillomavirus) - What Increases Your Risk

    Learn about factors that increase risk of becoming infected with a sexually transmitted disease, such as genital warts.

  7. Genital Warts (Human Papillomavirus) - Cause

    Learn more about the types of human papillomavirus (HPV) that cause genital warts.

  8. Genital Warts (Human Papillomavirus) - Topic Overview

    Learn about genital warts.

  9. Genital Warts (Human Papillomavirus) - Prevention

    You can reduce your risk of becoming infected with the human papillomavirus (HPV) or another sexually transmitted disease (STD). You also can reduce the risk of spreading HPV to your sex partner(s).Practice safe sex.

  10. Genital Warts (Human Papillomavirus) - Treatment Overview

    Learn about genital warts and what causes them.

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