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how long does hpv stay in your body

A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Berryman
53 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
HPV ?'s: HPV is occasionally eradicated by one's immune system, but this varies between individuals, so it may remain for years.

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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
HPV: Not long. If you are concerned about transmission of this virus by other than direct person to person contact this is very very unlikely. If you are ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Still...: Hpv particles are here and there around in their waiting mode with no living activity. Their action to replicate begins when they attach to right rece ... Read More
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Dr. Simon Kimm
15 years experience Urology
Possibly 1 week. : A 1997 study in the journal of infectious disease demonstrated that hpv-16 showed 100%, 50%, and 30% of infectivity when dehydrated on a surface for 1 ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Doucette
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Days: Levonorgestrel binds to proteins in the blood and is eventually eliminated through mostly urine and some in feces. The amount of time for half of the ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. M. Taslimi
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Lifetime: Hpv is likely to stay in your boddy forever. If you are a female and have hpv in genital area, get regular pap smears. More than 10 hpv viral types ca ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Depends on what is : Tested. Urine is the usual substance tested and nicotine metabolite can be detected for 3-5 days after exposure to tobacco. Cotinine stays for much lo ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
37 years experience Family Medicine
Depends on…: Dose & how long you were on it. Mtx's half life (amount of time for active med to be reduced by 1/2) is given as 3-15 hours but varies according the d ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Imad Khreim
38 years experience Psychiatry
30 dya : Around four weeks.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Erica Bial
Specializes in Pain Management
Half life and more: That depends on that you mean by "your system." the "half life" of morphine (the time it takes once it peaks in the body for half of it to have been m ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
Not long: Obviously not very long or smokers would not be smoking it frequently. Different people metabolize it differently, though.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Heroin: The half life of heroin is 8 hours. Generally it take 5 half lives for a drug to be removed from the body. Thus, heroin is metabolized and out of th ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Minocycline: Minocycline is excreted in the urine and feces and is metabolized partially by the liver and is removed by the body in 77.5 hours after you stop takin ... Read More
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A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bachar Al-Alami
35 years experience ADHD and Autism
4 weeks : 4 weeks urine and forever skin and hair
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Zimmermann
21 years experience Psychiatry
75 hours.: Trazodoone is metabolized in two phases. The total half life is approximately 15 hours. The medication should be out of your system in a little over ... Read More
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A 77-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
48 years experience Addiction Medicine
Long-acting drug: Chlordiazepoxide has a very long half-life, and also has very active metabolites. The clinical effect of the drug can last a day or more, and the drug ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Laurence Badgley
52 years experience General Practice
Days to weeks: A cannabinoid, thc acid, neutralized by 220 degrees f to become psychoactive form. After smoking level goes to 200 ngm/ml ; within 2-3 hours down to l ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience Pain Management
Why ask?: Are you trying to hide the illegal use of hydrocodone? With updated technology a urine drug screen can detect hydrocodone or its metabolites for many ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
For several: months after stopping. IIt is stored and slowly released from fat stores in body
A female asked:
Dr. Charles Glassman
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Marijuana in Body: The active ingredient in marijuana is THC. The half-life (meaning how long it takes for 1/2 of it to "disappear") is about 20 hours. It can settle in ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Mandelin
19 years experience Rheumatology
Variable: Different people metabolize Methotrexate at different rates. Some very sensitive people notice one missed dose, and at the other extreme some can go ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
30 years experience Endocrinology
No more than a day: Hi. The half-life of recombinant human growth hormone is only a few hours. Lifetime is usually taken to be about 5 half-lives. So with once daily inje ... Read More
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Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Alcohol: Alcohol is metabolized at 20 mg per deciliter per hour. Legal intoxication is 80 mg/dl. So it would take about 4 hours to get the alcohol out of yo ... Read More
A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
24 Hours: Ibuprofen start working in 20to30minutes and last for six hours .It's half life is only 2 hors.Means in 2hours only half remains in your system and af ... Read More

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