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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
Not really: Best to get the three HPV shots. If you're over 26 years of age your insurance won't pay for it. Isn't the health care system in the US, such as it is ... Read More
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Dr. Peter Baumann
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
24 months: It's interesting that you ask: just to double check myself I checked the cdc.gov and the webmed.com websites and did not find an answer. http://www.c ... Read More
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Doubt it: The immune system will eventually drive this infection into hibernation.However,HPV is from a family of viruses that tend to go into hiding in your sy ... Read More

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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes and no: In almost all cases, the immune system suppresses the infection to a point that it goes away, does not recur, and cannot be tansmitted. However, HPV D ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bryan Hoff
25 years experience Urology
No: You are a carrier. It does not go away.
Dr. John Geisler
27 years experience Gynecologic Oncology
HPV: No, not necessarily. Not all hpv is cleared. Women between 20 & 30 have a better chance of clearing hpv then women 30-40.
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Not reliably: Most will clear the primary infection within 2 yrs. However, this family is well known for hibernating within the body and potentially reactivating at ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Harold Tsai
30 years experience Urology
Hpv: Not true. Once a carrier always a carrier.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Here are some ...: The fate of any invading agents - bacteria or virus - into biological body is either eliminated by host's own immune defense or killed by antibiotics ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
25 years experience Pediatrics
Not really: The HPV vaccines protect you from infection, including the carrier state, of four strains of HPV which are responsible for about 90% of disease causin ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Berryman
54 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
HPV: lifetime ?: Once proven HPV has been documented, the occurrence of additional outbreaks even with monogamous partners depends on immunologic factors and stress i ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michelle Jones singer
38 years experience Gynecology
No: The HPV virus is always present. It may not be detected at every testing but once you have the HPV virus you have it.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maulik Shah
24 years experience Clinical Genetics
No: Not sure what you mean by gestational carrier. However, women how are hpv positive have a very low risk of passing on hpv infection to offspring. Hp ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Benjamin Schwartz
26 years experience Gynecologic Oncology
No: only high risk hpv infections put you at higher risk. If you are referring to low grade dysplasia, that's a different issue and typically means that y ... Read More
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