A 39-year-old male asked:
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doctor, greetings! if i am infected with hpv, how will i cure it and what tests should i undergo?

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Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Define cure ??: Depending on the strain you can have visible lesions removed or the immune system will eventually clear the primary infestation within a year or two. However, HPV comes from a family of viruses that tend to hibernate within your system forever after the first infection clears.They may or may not re-activate and shed virus off and on indefinitely or never.There is no definitive cure.
Answered on May 3, 2016

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