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how do girls get hpv

A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Rarely happens: You misunderstand something you were told or maybe you read online. Dysplasia (abnormal cells detected by pap smear) can show up as soon as 2-3 months ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Seely
31 years experience General Practice
CERVARIX in Europe: The hpv vaccine used in europe is gsk's Cervarix (not gardisil). The prevalence of vaccination varies by country in europe but the uk is very high. In ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
41 years experience Pediatrics
Uncommon: Oral HPV is present in 3 % of adolescents but studies have shown that the HPV vaccine prevents oral infection. see: http://www.cancer.org/cancer/ne ... Read More
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Dr. Jalal Zuberi
45 years experience Pediatrics
Not very common: While there are more than a hundred strains of the HPV virus causing infections/lesions in mouth and genital areas, a few strains like HP 16 and 18 ar ... Read More
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Dr. Carla L. King
23 years experience Pediatrics
Not as common: Although HPV can be common among young women the majority of the infections occur in the genital area. With unprotected sex the risk of all STI's inc ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: The current (2018) Gardasil 9 helps develop protection against 7 strains of HPV associated with cervical cancer and 2 associated with genital warts. T ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Warts(condylomata accuminata aka hpv) on the male sex organs can be seen or tested for by a family md or urologist.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
It doesn't: Genital infections with human papillomavirus (HPV) are sexually acquired; the virus doesn't "target" anybody until and unless they start to have inter ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
Need to be checked: You both should be checked to see what type of lesions you have and how they should be treated.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lori Semel
35 years experience Pediatrics
Lichen planus: Lichen planus is not related to Human papilloma virus (HPV). The cause is not entirely clear but thought to be an immune response of some kind to viru ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
HPV: This vaccine provides good protection against strains of HPV most commonly associated with causation of malignancies. Oral cancer in teenage girls in ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Timothy Brown
44 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Live a normal life: Hpv infections are extremely common and most will eventually clear. Having the infection does not mean you have anything else, but regular monitoring ... Read More
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