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Papillomas and genital warts are caused by different types of human papillomavirus (HPV). Currently, there are about 100 of them. This infection is characterized by extremely high contact: according to the latest statistics, about 90% of the world’s population are its carriers. Stages of development and types of HPV  Human papillomavirus has 3 stages of development — latent (hidden), subclinical, and clinical. In the vast majority of cases, the first two pass completely unnoticed by us and can be detected only by...

Warts and papillomas can appear on the body of any person. The causative agent of this disease is human papillomavirus. The virus is unlikely to get into a healthy body. Therefore, in addition to personal hygiene, you should pay close attention to the state of your immunity. If you don’t attempt anything for the treatment of warts and papillomas, they’ll start to increase in size, grow, and form the whole colonies. They can appear in different places: on the neck, shoulders,...

A wart is a localized, predominantly benign neoplasm caused by epidermal hyperplasia. Papillomatous growths and papules usually appear due to the activity of viral infections. They are mainly caused by the presence of human papillomavirus (HPV) in the body. HPV infection transmits in a contact-household way. Pathogenic microorganisms penetrate through the skin or mucous membranes. Different skin injuries and weakened immunity increase the risk of infection. According to statistics, more than 100 cardiotropic DNA viruses are present in the bodies of more than 80% of the adult population....

During pregnancy, woman's body is undergoing significant changes. It completely rearranges its work to provide full development and meet all the requirements of an actively growing child. However, such changes may have consequences. For example, a temporary immune deficiency increases the frequency of cold-related diseases in women and activates human papillomavirus infection (accompanied by the appearance of viral warts). To figure out whether you should remove the unpleasant formations on the skin and mucous membranes during pregnancy, MedAboutMe appealed to the trusted sources of information. Skin changes during pregnancy...

Now many people know that warts in children are caused by papillomavirus infection. However, earlier people believed that this disease was caused by contact with frogs (therefore, children were forbidden to touch them). How are warts related to HPV? Should the parents be worried? Warts caused by infection Warts are the benign epidermal growths caused by the human papillomavirus. The latter enters the body through the skin and mucous membranes damage (scratches and bruises) by contacting the basal cells of the epithelium. There are over 150 types of this virus in...

Warts are skin formations, often caused by human papillomavirus. Such infectious benign tumors can be located on the derma and mucous membranes of the human body. Warts can be flat, threadlike, or have any other form. Papilloma infection can provoke the emergence of many small or large growths throughout the body. Warts often appear in childhood and adolescence; new infectious warts rarely appear during the climax period. Causes Warts can be caused by the presence of human papillomavirus in the body. There are about 60 types of HPV that can...

Skin is the largest organ of the human body. Perhaps only babies have perfectly smooth skin, but with time it gets covered with moles. Some of them, located in the right places, don't spoil it at all and even give it a sort of charm. Unfortunately, these pigmented skin neoplasms are not always harmless. Papilloma and wart can cause even more problems and inconveniences. What are the dangers of such "decorations" on the body? Moles on skin: what do they represent? Doctors call moles and birthmarks "nevi." These...

The experts had chosen about 1000 doctors to decide on the methods of treatment for proposed possibility of disease. However, when the docotrs were proposed to imagine themselves in the patient's shoes, they changed the treatment course, and more often rather signidicantly. The doctors chose the course with high risk of fatal case, but when it's successful treatment, than the side effects reduced much. But for the patients, the doctors chose the method of treatment, which raise the chance of survival. Hazardous preparation ...

The scientists have proved that the method of treating warts using duct tape is not effective. Dutch scientists of Maastricht University led by Dr. Marloes, conducted the research, where more that hundred children were involved. It showed that the warts of only 10 percent of children in the duct tape group and 6 percent of children in placebo group disappeared. They said the difference was not noticed. Also some of children which used duct tape felt...