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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Weiss
43 years experience Medical Oncology
Often spontaneously: Human papillomavirus - hpv - isnow very common among young adults in the usa, with over 100 different sub-types known. In many persons, it spontaneou ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
HPV: Most such infections clear spontaneously, although those strains that do not have the potential (depending upon which ones you have) to lead to malign ... Read More
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Yes and no: The primary infection will usually clear in those with a normal immune system within 2 years. However, the HPV family of virus strains is well known f ... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
43 years experience Family Medicine
Maybe: Hpv is human pappiloma virus. It causes visible warts and times non-visible warts. Hpv is a known cause of cervical cancer and other cancers. As th ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Sorry, you can't: There are effective treatments for genital warts, cervical dyspasia, or other HPV abnormalities and may speed clearing of HPV itself. Smoking contribu ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Two issues: First, am not sure that your assumption that hpv clears more readily in men than women is necessarily correct, but assuming for the sake of argument t ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Silverman
Specializes in Infectious Disease
Treatment: You would need treatment for resolution ..Several choices are available depending on the lesions present.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Possibly: The visable location of an HPV lesion is not the only tissue that may shed virus. Most will clear visible lesions over time, but the germ may still re ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
HPV: This is a life-long infection. You can transmit HPV by having vaginal, anal, or oral sex with someone who does not have the virus. It is most commonly ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
HPV: Yes to all of your questions. Hpv does clear on it's own (with your body's help and immune system) about 70% of the time. And please get the gar ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Lauer
26 years experience Urogynecology
HPV: HPV is a virus. There are many strains. Once exposed to a strain you will always have that strain. Your body can keep it in check and not allow it to ... Read More
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