A 34-year-old female asked:
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will the body usually clear the hpv virus 6 and 11 that cause genital warts with two years?

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Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Define "clear": Anyone with a normal immune system will usually see the primary HPV infection with any strain become inactive within 2 years. Most with warts would have the visible lesions lasered/frozen or chemically removed. However, HPV is a family of viruses well known for going into a hibernation phase after the initial infection. It can re-emerge in the future.
Answered on Feb 25, 2018
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