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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Natural variation: There are different strains of hpv virus due to small variations in dna, just like there are different varieties of dogs and other animals or plants.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Risk for cancer: Vast majority of people are able to eliminate hpv infection. In about 20% it stays in the cells and in a small minority it is an etiologic factor in ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Risk of cancer: Young or old, infection with hpv is a risk factor in the causation of cervical, oral, and anal cancer. Vaccination can prevent infection with the com ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
26 years experience Urology
No: Unless there are visible leiosn seen on the penis, a male cannot get tested for hpv. Even though no visibnle lesion may be seen, he may still carry th ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Melissa Moffitt
16 years experience Gynecologic Oncology
That depends: Many women can clear the infection on their own without having any difficulty. However, for other women, hpv can lead to genital warts or to precance ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Vaccination: The usual way of acquiring hpv is through sexual intercourse, including oral sex. There is no effective treatment, but infection with some strains of ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
No treatment: There is no effective treatment for this viral infection.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Yes: It's true if person being kissed has oral hpv.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Larry Xanthopoulos
21 years experience Pediatrics
No: no
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
No and no. Sorry!: No blood test for HPV is commercially available or expected soon. They are used in research but not accurate enough for patient care. Once a blood tes ... Read More

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