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A 24-year-old male asked:

Does hpv infection last forever? my doctor says i have an internal anal wart, just barely inside the anus. not sure if it's hpv, he did not mention it

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Dr. Manjeet Singh
Cardiac Electrophysiology 11 years experience
HPV: Human Papilloma Virus will stay in your system for lifetime and may remain dormant unless your body is under stress. HPV has different subtypes. Some of these are benign and some can lead to problems in the future. Consult your primary doctor for further workup and physical.
Last updated Jul 27, 2015

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