- Warts in men - as often as women
Warts in males - causes of the disease - the introduction into the body of human papillomavirus (HPV), and decreased immunity. But sometimes there are extensive warts - symptoms of secondary syphilis
Secondary syphilis - can proceed unnoticed for several years
. In order not to miss a serious disease, all patients with warts necessarily give blood for syphilis.
The causative agents of genital warts in men
The most common warts in men are of viral origin. The causative agent of infection is the human papillomavirus (HPV) - one of the most common viruses are transmitted mainly through sexual contact. Warts, which are caused by HPV can be pointed and flat.
Sometimes warts caused by syphilis - Treponema pallidum. Such warts are called wide. Skilled usually easy to distinguish from the broad genital warts, but for diagnosis of all men with warts studied the blood for syphilis
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Human papillomavirus - that he is is
Human papilloma virus has been isolated recently, some fifty years ago. This is a very common virus that is present in the body of most adults living sexuality. However, the virus is not yet sufficiently understood and completely remove it from the body have not yet learned.
HPV - is a DNA virus that is introduced into the cells of the skin or mucous membranes and cause a variety of human diseases - warts, papillomas and warts. Highlighted are many subtypes of HPV that cause certain changes in the "favorite" parts of the human body. Several dozen subspecies (strains) of HPV can cause warts - growths or mucous membranes of the skin adjacent to it in the form of a cauliflower on a thin stalk.
All subtypes of HPV oncogenic divided by (often causing malignant tumor) and not oncogenic. It is not oncogenic HPV subtypes are subtypes 6, 11, 42, 43 and 44. These subtypes cause genital warts, characterized in that they grow out, towering above the surface of the epithelium, which is formed of (exogenous growth). Subspecies 16, 18, 31, 33, 35, 39, 45, 51, 52, 56, 58, 59, 68 are considered carcinogenic as cause flat warts
Flat warts - the most dangerous form
Prone to degenerate into a malignant tumor. Flat warts are different endogenous growth (grow into tissues), they are rarely found in men, but may be the cause of cancer of the head of the penis.
HPV - a virus "behavior" of which, including humans, have not been studied thoroughly. But we know that once in the human HPV can in some men immediately cause disease, while others exist in the "sleep" state within the cells of the deep layers of the epithelium for a long time, and sometimes a lifetime without causing disease. It was found that such behavior of the virus is closely related to the state of the human body's defenses - immune system.
Ways of transmission of HPV
The main mode of transmission of HPV is a sexually. Therefore, from the beginning of sexual activity dramatically increases the risk of infection - is that HPV is present in the body of the majority of adults are not always manifested in the form of the disease. So many men and women are unaware they are infected.
Today, there is no absolute protection against infection with HPV through sexual contact. Condoms reduce the risk of infection, but not completely eliminate, as only covers the penis, and the rest of the genitals remain unprotected and may be in contact with the genitals of the sick person. Can not protect against HPV and spermicides - local contraceptives, commonly including antiseptics.
Another route of transmission of HPV - home. The virus can be picked up in close contact with the patient, using a towel, bathing suit and so on. For adult men, the route of infection is rare, it is more common in children.
The causes of the disease
Infection with HPV does not mean that the person is sick. For the development of the disease, additional conditions. It can be any factors leading to decreased immunity: cold, some general acute illness (flu, sore throat, intestinal infection, etc.), exacerbation of chronic disease, stress
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, Severe neuropsychiatric load and so on.
Immunosuppression is necessary for the virus intensified. In the inactive state, it is in the deep layers of epithelial cells. Gradually, he and senescent cells progressing to the surface epithelium. The cells die and are sloughed off, and HPV comes to the surface. If the reduced immunity, the virus begins to multiply and actively implemented in the epithelial cells, causing them to actively divide - so growing warts.
It remains understudied issue of whether the source of infection in a man when HPV is inactive.