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A 37-year-old female asked:

I received the results of hpv typing and i'm positive for lr57/71, hr 56, hr 66/68. is there a cure? does it go away?

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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 55 years experience
Follow doc's advice: Almost all HPV infections are cleared by the immune system, usually 1-2 yr. Viral DNA may persist with chance of later recurrence, but for practical purposes the infection is gone. More important than HPV itself is whether you have dysplasia (pre-cancer cells) of the cervix or other infected area. Even high-risk HPV rarely leads to actual cancer. Follow doc's advice about treatment and follow-up.
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