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Doctor insights on: Alternative Treatments For Human Papillomavirus

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How does human papillomavirus affect the body?

How does human papillomavirus affect the body?

Risk for cancer: Vast majority of people are able to eliminate hpv infection. In about 20% it stays in the cells and in a small minority it is an etiologic factor in the cancers of uterine cervix, anus and oral cavity. ...Read more

Dr. Corey Clay
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Hpv (Definition)

Human Papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted infection. There are over 100 different types of HPV that causes warts in different areas of the body. HPV is incredibly common and almost all sexually active men and women get it during their lifetime. Most of the time HPV does not cause any symptoms or complications. However, A limited number of these HPV viruses are pathogenic and if not monitored carefully can be responsible for causing cervical and penile cancer. Some of these viruses have been ...Read more


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How dangerous is human papillomavirus to young people?

Risk of cancer: Young or old, infection with hpv is a risk factor in the causation of cervical, oral, and anal cancer. Vaccination can prevent infection with the common strains causing cancer. ...Read more

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Can a guy be checked for human papillomavirus? Where? How?

Can a guy be checked for human papillomavirus? Where? How?

No: Unless there are visible leiosn seen on the penis, a male cannot get tested for hpv. Even though no visibnle lesion may be seen, he may still carry the virus and be contagious to his partners. Use condoms to prevent transmission. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what happens if i don't get treated for human papillomavirus?

Could you tell me what happens if i don't get treated for human papillomavirus?

That depends: Many women can clear the infection on their own without having any difficulty. However, for other women, hpv can lead to genital warts or to precancerous cells or both. If you have precancerous cells or dysplasia, you should see your gyn and pursue the recommended treatment in order to avoid progression to cancer. If you have warts and choose not to treat them, they will likely slowly grow. ...Read more

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How do you get human papillomavirus and are there ways to treat it in girls?

How do you get human papillomavirus and are there ways to treat it in girls?

Vaccination: The usual way of acquiring hpv is through sexual intercourse, including oral sex. There is no effective treatment, but infection with some strains of hpv can be prevented through vaccination. ...Read more

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I suffer from abdominal chill feeling.does human papillomavirus cause this?

Likely unrelated: The HPV family of viruses are surface invaders not blood invaders. They invade the skin surface that they come in contact with and persist in that local and surrounding skin. They do not enter the blood like a flu, so systemic responses like fever or chills are not part of their pattern. ...Read more

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High risk human papillomavirus. Why are there low risk and high risk viruses?

Natural variation: There are different strains of hpv virus due to small variations in dna, just like there are different varieties of dogs and other animals or plants. ...Read more

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Human papillomavirus: Can we expect blood tests in the future? What about a cure even for hpv? Very curious.. (27yr old male)

Human papillomavirus: Can we expect blood tests in the future? What about a cure even for hpv? Very curious.. (27yr old male)

No and no. Sorry!: No blood test for HPV is commercially available or expected soon. They are used in research but not accurate enough for patient care. Once a blood test is positive, it is positive for life, long after the infection is gone. True cure of HPV also is unlikely. Happily, the immune system clears almost all infections, and the large majority cause no disease, even the types with the high cancer risk. ...Read more

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