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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
27 years experience Urology
Depends: Hpv can easily "cured" if treated appropriately. However, the virus may remain in the penile skin although not visible to the eye. These viruses may c ... Read More
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Dr. Ronald Shelton
37 years experience Dermatology
Hpv is dormant: When no lesions or warts are seen, there usually is dormant virus in the neighboring skin that is waiting for activation. You should see a dermatologi ... Read More
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Dr. Dominic Riganotti
25 years experience Infectious Disease
Unknown: Rectal hpv is common in gay males. Gay males need a anal pap for culture and cytology. If hpv is present anoscopy needs to be done. This does not s ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vance Harris
37 years experience Family Medicine
No cure: Currently, there is no cure for hpv, only treatments & because it is transmitted through skin-to-skin contact, condoms will not always protect you fro ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Hanna
35 years experience Family Medicine
Variable: The test i belive you are talking about is a vaginal or cervical swab for the prence of the dna of the virus. It is variable. It depends on the way ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janice Alexander
42 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Swab the mouth: This test is aimless and involves the swabbing of the oral cavity.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Holtz
23 years experience Gynecologic Oncology
No: Two months after what? If you had a pap that was normal, but was positive for hpv, the current guidelines call for a repeat in 1 year. Your risk of a ... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
HPV: Unless you get warts this is a difficult question to answer. If you get one of the dangerous strains of hpv it can take some years to show on your pap ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dale Kristle
40 years experience Gynecology
No: no but stopping smoking (if you smoke) can help
A member asked:
Dr. James Mirabile
33 years experience Gynecology
HPV: You have the ability to transmit the hpv to your partner. Protection with a condom is essential to prevent spread of the disease.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Shots ? : The HPV vaccines are meant to help protect you from future exposures to strains different from any you were infected with in the past.It does not trea ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nguyen Nguyen
50 years experience Pediatrics
Get checked: Yes, HPV is very prevalent, and you run the risk of having contracted it if you had not been vaccinated against it. You are right to want to make sure ... Read More

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