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    Other Conditions With Symptoms Similar to Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Infection

    Other conditions that may cause symptoms similar to genital warts caused by infection with the human papillomavirus (HPV) include:

    • Skin conditions that cause wartlike growths, such as seborrheic keratosis.
    • Rare skin cancers, such as melanoma or squamous cell cancer of the vulva.
    • A skin disease caused by a virus (molluscum contagiosum) that produces soft, rounded masses.
    • A noncancerous tumor of fibrous tissue (fibroma).
    • A noncancerous tumor of fat tissue (lipoma).
    • A flattened, moist, raised growth that occurs in advanced syphilis (condyloma latum).
    • A tumor (adenoma) occurring in a gland, such as a mucus-producing gland.

    ByHealthwise Staff
    Primary Medical ReviewerSarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine
    Specialist Medical ReviewerKirtly Jones, MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology

    Current as ofNovember 14, 2014

    WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise

    Last Updated: November 14, 2014
    This information is not intended to replace the advice of a doctor. Healthwise disclaims any liability for the decisions you make based on this information.

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