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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ian Taras
Dr. Ian Taras answered
28 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes to both but rare: The hpv virus is ubiquitous. But most of us, most of the time, are able to fight off its affects in terms of warts or precancerous changes of the cerv ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Geisler
26 years experience Gynecologic Oncology
HPV: Human papillomavirus (also called hpv) is the most common sexually transmitted infection (sti). There are more than 40 hpv types that can infect the g ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Sturgis
28 years experience Pathology
Often no symptoms...: Most men with hpv infection have no signs or symptoms. Hpv can infect the skin of the penis / scrotum / perianal areas and can cause warts, but many ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
Not yet: While there is no cure for hpv, the good news is the infection often clears on its own. If it does not, and treatment is needed, there are many hpv tr ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Sturgis
28 years experience Pathology
An infection.: Hpv (human papilloma virus) is an infectious organism. It is a dna virus that is spread by human to human contact including sexual contacts. Some hi ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randolph Thomas
39 years experience Pediatrics
Highly recommended: The hpv vaccine has been well tolerated. It's recommended for boys at 11 or 12 through age 21 but can be given as young as 9 (and through age 26 for t ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Glusker
46 years experience Neurology
Fifth disease: Here is a nice discussion by the cdc on your question. http://www.cdc.gov/parvovirusb19/fifth-disease.html.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Herbert Duvivier
32 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Yes: Both htlv-1 and htlv-2 are spread by sexual transmission, from mother to child, and by exposure to infective blood through transfusions and injection ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Sturgis
28 years experience Pathology
Sharing body fluids: Hiv is a sexually transmitted infection. It can also be spread by contact with infected blood, or from mother to child during pregnancy, childbirth or ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carla Enriquez
49 years experience Pediatrics
As STD : As std through intercourse. But also from skin and mucous membranes. Depends on the strain. There are hundreds of varieties. Some cause venereal warts ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: Hiv mutates in response to HIV therapy. If you're being treated without a complete response (partial suppression), the virus can mutate so it can rep ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Evolution: It came from a simian precursor transmitted to humans by one of several mechanisms. This virus mutates continuously and the form to which it mutates ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Henry Garcia
8 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pap smear: Hpv is tested by obtaining an endocervical sample with a cervical brush and sending it in a special hpv transport media. Most physicians use liquid b ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience Pediatrics
Yes, human to human: Parvovirus b19 is a causative organism of fifth disease in children. The same virus also affects pregnant women resulting in fetal hydrops, intrauteri ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Same as heterosex: Hiv is transmitted by the virus present in body secretions deposited onto areas of either mucous membranes (rectal mucosa, oral mucosa or tonsils) whe ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Cervical cancer comes form certain high risk hpv subtypes uterine or endometrial cancer does not.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Gollup
42 years experience Pediatrics
HumanPapillomaVirus: Human papilloma viruses is the name of a large group of viruses. There are about 100 subtypes of human papilloma viruses; almost half can occasionally ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Yes can get it: in the first encounter in unprotected sex , once get infected will never leave the body , see your doctor some drugs like famclovir may help you
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Angelina Postoev md facs
16 years experience General Surgery
Yes: there are many types of HPV and most people who have it never see warts. So, some types of HPV would show up as warts, but virus lives deeper.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience Surgical Oncology
Can happen: The HPV virus has been known to be associated with the development of squamous cancer of the cervix. More recently, HPV has been shown to also be ass ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
47 years experience Infectious Disease
No: They are separate viruses that stimulate the production of different antibodies that do not cross react.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carrie Cannon
32 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Yes, but it is difficult to catch.

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