A 28-year-old female asked:
how is hpv caused? what causes it? why? how to get rid of it permanently?
1 doctor answer
Dr. James Ferguson answered
46 years experience Pediatrics
Adjust expectations: HPV is a family of viruses tend too persist indefinitely in those who become infected. It is transmitted sexually from a partner shedding the virus.It may have no obvious symptoms and shed intermittently for years. Regular pap smears can identify pre-cancerous lesions that can be effectively treated. Some strains produce obvious warts which respond to treatments.
Answered on Feb 21, 2015
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