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Male hpv virus infectionno warts , is there really no way to clear hpv?is interferon a okay? what if the immune system can't clear the virus?

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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 53 years experience
No need to treat: Having HPV is a normal, expected part of being sexually active. There is no need and no point in treating infections without warts or other visible abnormality. For sure interferon would be a waste of money, time and energy. The immune system normally clears the virus over a few months or a couple of years. Don't worry about it.

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