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Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
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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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Is it possible your unborn child can get hpv?

Is it possible your unborn child can get hpv?

No worries: HPV is not transmitted to unborn babies. Once in a while a baby is infected during delivery if mom has HPV, but is quite rare even though genital HPV infections are common. If you are pregnant and have been diagnosed with HPV, discuss it with your obstetrician. But probably no serious worries here. Best wishes for you and your growing family. ...Read more

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Hello how are you i'm 27 and have HPV i've had three l.E.E.P procedures done my question is can I still get pregnant I have no kids and have been ttc?

Hello how are you i'm 27 and have HPV i've had three l.E.E.P procedures done my question is can I still get pregnant I have no kids and have been ttc?

Yes: A leep procedure will not interfere with conception. However, you may have cervical incompetence (early labor) after multiple leeps. ...Read more

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Is HPV one of the vaccines that you have to get as a child before you start going to school?As a child theres certain vaccines you need to start scool

Not required: The HPV vaccine is not one of the required vaccinations to attend school. It is recommended for all males a females 9-26 years old. It decreases the risk of genital warts, cervical, vaginal, penile and anal cancer. It may also help prevent some types of mouth and throat cancers too. ...Read more

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I've been tryin to get pregnant for over a year now with no results. I have kids. Had a pap smear oct 2011 asc/hpv neg. Could i still get pregnant? What could be the problem? Im 40 years old

I've been tryin to get pregnant for over a year now with no results.  I have kids. Had a pap smear oct 2011 asc/hpv neg. Could i still get pregnant?  What could be the problem?  Im 40 years old

Fertility doc: If you really want another child, i would visit a fertility specialist. You meet the definition of infertility based on your age (>35 yrs old) and length of trying unprotected intercourse (> 6 months). Given that you have had kids in the past, this shortens the list of what might be going on and how to help you or your partner. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can your child get HPV genital or cervical if their parents have it?

Can your child get HPV genital or cervical if their parents have it?

Yes: Hpv is occasionally passed through exposure to the birth outlet of an affected female who is shedding virus. Vocal cord warts or peri-anal or genital warts are occasionally seen in infants from such exposure. Appearance of these warts may take up to ~2 years to appear.Appearance after 3 years is considered reason for a child protective service evaluation. ...Read more

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When was HPV vaccine given to humans first? Did i get it in my vaccination when i was a kid?How do I know?

When was HPV vaccine given to humans first? Did i get it in my vaccination when i was a kid?How do I know?

First licensed 2006: The hpv vaccines were in development for at least 2 decades before initial licensing in 2006. The initial target was young women 12-26 and males were a secondary target.Insurers were not on board with male coverage before ~2010-2011. I would assume that you did not get the vaccine because of your listed age. ...Read more

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How does a child get hand warts caused by HPV virus?

How does a child get hand warts caused by HPV virus?

Different strains: There are lots of different hpv strains. The ones that are sexually transmitted, which cause cervical and penile cancer, don't cause warts on someone's hand. There are strains that aren't stds which do cause warts on the hand and are transmitted just through skin to skin contact. They are all very contagious. ...Read more

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I've had warts on my hands since i was a child. Does HPV cause warts on hands and fingers? Am i going get cervical cancer?

I've had warts on my hands since i was a child. Does HPV cause warts on hands and fingers? Am i going get cervical cancer?

HPV causes warts: Hpv causes warts on the hands. It is not related to your risk of cervical cancer. Different strains of the virus cause cervical carcinoma (types 16, 18, 31, and 33. Consider asking your doctor about pap smear and hpv testing if you are concerned about cervical cancer. ...Read more