Do all HPV strains cause warts?

Which types of warts can HPV cause? HPV gets into the skin and causes the skin cells to multiply, forming a wart. Some people’s immune systems are better at fighting off HPV than others, so not everyone with an HPV infection gets a wart; in fact, most people have no symptoms at all.

Does HPV 6 and 11 always cause warts?

Low-risk HPV strains, such as HPV 6 and 11, cause about 90% of private parts warts, which rarely develop into cancer. These growths can look like bumps. Sometimes, they’re shaped like cauliflower. The warts can show up weeks or months after you’ve had relationship with an infected partner.

Does HPV 6 always cause warts?

For a person exposed to a partner who has a low-risk private parts wart–causing strain of HPV, such as HPV 6 or 11, it takes about six weeks to three months for private parts warts to appear. However, most people who are infected by HPV 6 and 11 do not develop private parts warts.