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Beginning Signs Of Hpv
HPV: HPV is a very common virus and there are many strains. Only a few of them are associated with cervical cancer for the female. Once you have the virus it will stay in your system. There is no treatment for the virus. The best prevention at this time is to get the HPV vaccine prior to sexual activity to prevent you from contracting the virus. Screening pap smears is important to look for changes. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
HPV in men: There are many strains of hpv (almost a hundred), and most do not cause any signs or symptoms in men or women. However, a few strains will cause warts in certain areas, including the mouth/throat, genitals, and anus. A few strains have also been implicated in causing cancer of the penis, just as they can cause cancer of the cervix in females. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Depends on strain: Hpv is a family with >50 known strains at this point.Four strains seem to dominate the harm inflicted on humans, 2 more internal & 2 external.External strains produce wart like growths on genitals that may start as tiny bumps & grow to inch sized clusters or more. Internal strains may be carried unrecognized for 20+ years before causing cancer.Infected parties give it to uninfected, m=f. ...Read more
I know there is different types of HPV , but what of it's been months and no signs or symptoms.I'm getting tested regardless just need higher thoughts?
Usually none: Most HPV infections cause no symptoms at all and nothing abnormal on examination. But some infections cause genital or anal warts, and others can cause cancer. But actual cancer is easily prevented by regular health care. And you can prevent the most important HPV related health problems by immunization. Talk to your primary care doctor about the available vaccines. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why do doctors say someone is "clear" of HPV when the person ceases to show outward signs of the disease? Hpv is for "life" and cannot be eliminated.
Not clear: It's not entirely clear if the virus is completely eliminated or just goes into hiding for varying degrees of time. Probably in some people it is completely cleared and there is no risk of it coming back while in others it hides sometimes for decades before coming back out at an older age when the immune system weakens. ...Read more
Hpv my ex wife just told me she has the form of HPV that causes cancer. Should i be worried about having this and passing it on. I have never had any signs of having anything.
HPV : Hpv is a viral infection that can be passed thru bodily contact with an infected individual. This virus can live dormant in the body until stimulated, at which time you will typically notice open sores and crusting lesions. You should discuss this with your physician for more information and management. ...Read more
If I have HPV and i had the warts removed can I give HPV to my husband to be? If so what precautions can I take? #nqlu i was a assulted and got HPV as a result. I started showing signs. Warts and my gyno burned them off and i've been free of them for ove
The : The virus can still be transmitted unfortunately. I am very sorry that this happened to you. Hpv vaccination has now been approved for men, so this is an option to discuss with your and his physician. I am sorry that you have been worried about this and i hope this puts your mind at rest. ...Read more
Oral HPV: White plaques or wart-like lesions could show up or there may be no signs at all. A dentist, family doctor or ENT specialist can check during an oral exam. ...Read more
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