In the UK, HPV causes about 39, new warts cases in women and 47, new warts cases in men annually. Genital warts generally occur in the anogenital epithelium or within the anogenital tract. HPV types 16, 18, 31, 33 and 35 are also occasionally found in visible genital warts, usually as co-infections with HPV 6 or HPV Types 6 and 11 have also been associated with conjunctival, nasal, oral and laryngeal warts. Genital warts are generally considered low risk of progressing to cancer, but can be treated nonetheless. Genital warts are usually asymptomatic, but can be painful or itchy in some instances. Diagnosis is usually done through visual inspection and in some cases may need to be confirmed through a biopsy.
HUMAN PAPILLOMAVIRUS (HPV)
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By Hannah Sparks. June 7, pm Updated June 7, pm. HPV is the most common sexually transmitted disease, infecting some 79 million Americans. In some cases, though, it produces warts. And, if left untreated, more extreme strains of the virus could cause cancer.
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A risk factor is anything that affects your chance of getting a disease such as cancer. Different cancers have different risk factors. Some risk factors, like smoking or diet, can be changed.
The coexistence of genital warts GW and certain cancers and an association between human papillomavirus HPV and various malignancies have been reported. Therefore, we conducted this large national study to analyze the risk of malignancies among men and women with GW in Taiwan. Of these patients, 21, were diagnosed with GW. In the same time period, a total of , cancer cases were reported to the registry, of which were recorded among patients with GW.