A 38-year-old member asked:
What is the human papillomavirus (hpv)?
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Family Medicine 57 years experience
Group Of Viruses: HPV stands for Human Pappiloma Virus which is a group of Viruses that are responsible to cause Cancer of Cevix in women and Cancer of Anus and mouth in both sexes.It usully transmitted by Sexual intercourse,vaginal,anal and oral sex
It is preventable by HPV Vaccine
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A 43-year-old member asked:
How is HPV human papillomavirus tested?
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Obstetrics and Gynecology 9 years experience
Pap smear: Hpv is tested by obtaining an endocervical sample with a cervical brush and sending it in a special hpv transport media. Most physicians use liquid based cytology sampling and have both pap smear and hpv testing performed at the same time.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Could you explain what is HPV (human papillomavirus)?
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Gynecology 28 years experience
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Describe how HPV (human papillomavirus) is contracted?
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Pediatrics 50 years experience
As STD : As std through intercourse. But also from skin and mucous membranes. Depends on the strain. There are hundreds of varieties. Some cause venereal warts, others plantar warts, others regular warts.
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