Only a small fraction of those infections that persist or progress to a preneoplastic lesion result in cancer.
Medications Medications to eliminate warts are typically applied directly to the lesion and usually take many applications before they're successful.
During sexual activity, a partner may be directly exposed to these cells, which can then pass the viral material into their bodies.
So make sure you wipe down your equipment before and after you use it, avoid super-short shorts that leave room for accidental lady-bit exposure, and always be sure to lay down a towel before entering a sauna or steam room in the buff.
However, sometimes the infected cells remain and continue to grow, eventually forming an area of cells that, if not treated, can become.
Other studies are silent on washing - a particular gap in studies of the hands.