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Other Conditions With Symptoms Similar to Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Infection


Other Conditions With Symptoms Similar to Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Infection

Other conditions that may cause symptoms similar to genital warts caused by infection with the human papillomavirus (HPV) include:

  • Skin conditions that cause wartlike growths, such as seborrheic keratosis.
  • Rare skin cancers, such as melanoma or squamous cell cancer of the vulva.
  • A skin disease caused by a virus (molluscum contagiosum) that produces soft, rounded masses.
  • A noncancerous tumor of fibrous tissue (fibroma).
  • A noncancerous tumor of fat tissue (lipoma).
  • A flattened, moist, raised growth that occurs in advanced syphilis (condyloma latum).
  • A tumor (adenoma) occurring in a gland, such as a mucus-producing gland.

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ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical ReviewerSarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine
Specialist Medical ReviewerKirtly Jones, MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology
Last RevisedJune 21, 2012

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