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64 Possible Causes for Chronic Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Infection

  • Sexually Transmitted Disease

    Genital warts (HPV) Human papillomavirus infection (HPV) is a very common STD. Different types of HPV exist and cause different conditions.[medicinenet.com] In contrast to hepatitis B, most people with HCV infection (75% to 85% of people infected) develop chronic infection with the possibility of liver damage.[medicinenet.com]

  • Pharyngitis

    Smoking as well as human papillomavirus infections (HPV) are associated with tonsil and throat cancers.[advancedentpc.com] Another cause of chronic sore throat is cancer, which I know is very scary to think about.[advancedentpc.com]

  • Pelvic Inflammatory Disease

    Although human papillomavirus (HPV) is the preeminent cause of cervical cancer, there is some evidence that C. trachomatis may act as a cofactor in some cases.[dx.doi.org] Genital infection in women is often asymptomatic, but the chronic inflammation generated can cause cervicitis, cervical erosions ( 33 ), pelvic inflammatory disease, fallopian[dx.doi.org]

  • Chronic Sinusitis

    The most important risk factors for head and neck cancers are smoking and chewing-tobacco use, heavy alcohol use and prior infection with the human papillomavirus (HPV), according[livescience.com] The findings suggest that the vast majority of older people affected by chronic sinusitis will not develop a head or neck cancer, Engels said.[livescience.com]

  • Balanoposthitis

    Balanoposthitis may be associated with an human papillomavirus (HPV) infection, which is suggested by the presence of irregular borders or acetowhite changes with 5% acetic[symptoma.com] The third form is Balanoposthitis erosive cicirnata characterized by a chronic course of irregular whitish, red and gray-whitish changes; in some cases it is associated with[symptoma.com]

  • Endometriosis

    DIAGNOSING AND GRADING OF CIN BY HISTOPATHOLOGY The major cause of CIN is chronic infection of the cervix with the sexually transmitted human papillomavirus (HPV), especially[pejoweb.com]

  • Carcinoma of the Rectum

    Although cervical and anal SCC have been strongly linked to human papillomavirus (HPV) infection, the role of HPV in rectal squamous carcinoma has not been well-examined.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Most have been reported in association with ulcerative colitis and other chronic disease states.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Skin Cancer

    Exposure to substances such as arsenic, coal, and tar has been linked to skin cancer, as has infection with human papillomavirus (HPV), particularly those infections causing[britannica.com] Well-known risk factors include the following: UVR exposure Immunosuppression Exposure to ionizing radiation or chemical carcinogens Human papillomavirus (HPV) infection Chronic[emedicine.medscape.com] Other factors that increase skin cancer rates are chronic inflammatory skin diseases, long-term treatment for psoriasis , previous radiation treatment, and immune suppression[britannica.com]

  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Skin

    Well-known risk factors include the following: UVR exposure Immunosuppression Exposure to ionizing radiation or chemical carcinogens Human papillomavirus (HPV) infection Chronic[emedicine.com]

  • Basal Cell Carcinoma

    Well-known risk factors include the following: UVR exposure Immunosuppression Exposure to ionizing radiation or chemical carcinogens Human papillomavirus (HPV) infection Chronic[emedicine.medscape.com]

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