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  1. 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 ...

  2. HPV Vaccines

    HPV vaccines can protect young girls and women against cervical and other cancers. Learn more about them from the experts at WebMD.

  3. Oral HPV and Cancer

    What’s the link between the virus and head and neck cancers? Know the basics and protect yourself.

  4. Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Test

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

  5. Genital Warts (Human Papillomavirus) - Topic Overview

    Learn about genital warts.

  6. Genital Warts (Human Papillomavirus) - Medications

    Medication may be used to destroy bothersome genital warts, relieve your symptoms, and reduce the amount of area affected by warts.

  7. Genital Warts (Human Papillomavirus) - Symptoms

    Infection with the human papillomavirus (HPV) usually does not cause any symptoms and does not always produce visible genital warts.When symptoms do develop, they usually occur 2 to 3 months after infection.

  8. Genital Warts (Human Papillomavirus) - Treatment Overview

    Learn about genital warts and what causes them.

  9. Genital Warts (Human Papillomavirus) - Home Treatment

    Home treatments cannot cure genital warts. However, a health professional may prescribe medication that you can use at home, such as podofilox lotion or gel or imiquimod cream.

  10. Genital Warts (Human Papillomavirus) - Surgery

    You may have surgery to remove genital warts if they are widespread and medication or freezing (cryotherapy) fails to remove them. Learn about surgical methods that are used.

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