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What is hpv mrna e6/e7? is this a high or low risk for cervical cancer? can it cause throat cancer? or warts anywhere on body?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh answered

Specializes in Pathology

Viral proteins: E6 and E7 are proteins made by HPV. There are over 100 strains of HPV, some cause warts, some specifically cause genital warts, a few are causative agent of carcinomas of cervix, anus, vulva, vagina and oropharynx. Get HPV vaccine. See this site for more info on HPV. http://www.cdc.gov/std/hpv/stdfact-hpv.htm

Answered 5/13/2015



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