Hi, I was recently diagnosed with a papilloma of my lower left eyelid. I am confused. Is this due to the HPV virus. I have heard conflicting views. Someone told me it could be from rubbing my eyes and allergies. Any help would be helpful. I am worried about getting more warts. Thanks
It could very well be caused by the HPV (human papilloma virus) virus, of which there are multiple strains/species. It's not sexually transmitted so don't worry. Try to not touch your eyes, but if you must then always clean your hands well first.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. MedHelp is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.