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dr performed a "colpo" and found low grade cell changes in cervix due 2 hpv.if i stay abstinent, will the hpv go away faster. does it make a difference?

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Dr. R Condon Hughes
Dermatopathology 41 years experience
Yes: Unprotected sex exposes you to partners who may also be infected with hpv and it also exposes your partners to the hpv you have. Many cases of "low grade" dysplasia resolve on their own, and abstinence (less exposure) can help this process.

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