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All You Need To Know About Papiloma


Noncancerous, outward-growing lumps. [1]
In 2012, there were an estimated 266,000 human papillomavirus related cervical cancer deaths in women worldwide [1].
- Benign in nature
- It does not cause a problem but can be problematic when it grows on specific sites
- Chronic: can last for years or be lifelong
- Treatment options are available
Human papillomaviruses (HPVs) are the most common sexually transmitted infection. Although the majority of infections do not cause illness, persistent infection can result in this disease. HPV infection is a necessary cause of cervical cancer, which usually does not occur until decades after infection. The majority of cervical cancers and other HPV-related cancers are caused by HPV types 16 and 18. 


Self-diagnosable: Benign growths are visible through naked eye.

People may experience:
Irritation - At the site of formation
Hoarseness - When a papilloma grows in the larynx, it can obstruct the process of breathing. Symptoms include hoarseness, a quiet or weak cry, and airway obstruction, in severe instances.
Bloody discharge - Papilloma of the female breast duct can cause watery or bloody discharge from the nipple.


Self-care: It is advisable to consult a doctor when experiencing any of the above symptoms.

Treatment: Whether a papilloma lump or lesion needs treatment depends on its location and whether it is causing problems there. Various type of treatment options is available for papilloma including skin papilloma treatment [3], breast papilloma treatment [4], and genital wart treatment [5].

Specialists: For other concerns, consult a doctor. At mfine, you will receive a integrated information about a disease and its treatment plan.

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