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Why do some people "clear/suppress" pre-cancerous HPV while others do not? Is their immune system stronger/healthier?

Why do some people "clear/suppress" pre-cancerous HPV while others do not? Is their immune system stronger/healthier?

We don't know: I do hpv research (looking at the specific parts of the immune system and their responce to hpv) and the truth is no one knows why some people clear/suppress the virus while others don't. Regarding cervical dysplagia cin1 (lsil) approximately 1/3 of women have a future pap smear that is normal, 1/3 keep the cin1(lsil), and 1/3 progress to cin2 (hsil). ...Read more

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Dr. Barry Rosen
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What are the health risks having oral sex with someone who just found out they are positive for cancerous hpv, suggestions to get around it?

What are the health risks  having oral sex with someone who just found out they are positive for cancerous hpv,  suggestions to get around it?

Nothing immediately: HPV infection can be passed on between the sex partners but it is unpredictable.Even if you caught infection, the immune system would clear it up in >90% of the cases. You can be easily checked for this infection in a few years down the road, if you wanted to be sure that you have it or not. It is one of those infection with which more than half of the US population lives without any concern. ...Read more

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I received oral sex from a girl tonight unprotected for about 35 minutes. She has non cancerous HPV. What are the risks? High? Low? Negligible?

I received oral sex from a girl tonight unprotected for about 35 minutes. She has non cancerous HPV. What are the risks? High? Low? Negligible?

How do you know: that her HPV is non-cancerous? HPV can be transmitted through oral sex. See this site for more info. http://www.cdc.gov/std/hpv/STDFact-HPVandOropharyngealCancer.htm For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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Would an ENT be able to tell if you have cancerous HPV strains in your mouth or throat?

Would an ENT be able to tell if you have cancerous HPV strains in your mouth or throat?

HPV TREATMENT: Yes an ENT CAN BIOPSY If they see a vocal cord polyp. Pathology will determine the strain and appropriate treatment will be recommended. HPV CAN BE TRANSMITTED VIA ORAL SEX. In women with HPV they need to be monitored closely with Pap smears if it develops into cervical dysplasia it needs to be treated surgically. It MAY BE DIFFICULT TO TREAT. Also you should notify sex partners if HPV is diagnose ...Read more

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I am infected with multiple strains of HPV (cancerous) and 2 non cancerous. Will this affect clearance rate? I am 24.

I am infected with multiple strains of HPV (cancerous) and 2 non cancerous. Will this affect clearance rate? I am 24.

See below: Vast majority of the women clear the HPV and have no long term consequences. However, to be on the safe side, you should get regular PAP tests done and follow your gynecologist's advice about any follow-up tests and procedures. See this site for more info. http://www.cdc.gov/std/hpv/stdfact-hpv.htm ...Read more

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I was diagnosed with non-cancerous anal HPV 3 years ago. Now I have outbreak. Why now? They reappear quickly after healed? I always sex with condom.

I was diagnosed with non-cancerous anal HPV 3 years ago. Now I have outbreak. Why now? They reappear quickly after healed? I always sex with condom.

Immunity issue: Unfortunately HPV is not one of those viruses that is easily cleared from the body. HPV 6 & 11 cause genital warts, which can affect the anus a well. Despite treatment, the virus can lie dormant and when your immunity decreases, can flare. Make sure you get tested for any other STI's (including HIV), avoid smoking/tobacco, get good sleep, and eat healthy. ...Read more

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The doctor told me my daughter has hecks disease i researched and saw words that alarm me like cancerous and hpv.Should i get another opinion, 3yr old?

The doctor told me my daughter has hecks disease i researched and saw words that alarm me like cancerous and hpv.Should i get another opinion, 3yr old?

Heck's disease: Is rare. Caused by a virus - hpv (human papilloma virus) subtype 13 and 32. Studies have shown successful treatment with interferon beta/ Imiquimod cream in children. Please consult your physician ...Read more

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I've always had very regular periods. Suddenly, my period is on a 10-15 day cycle. My last pap dx cancerous cells, non hpv. Period is also diminishing?

I've always had very regular periods. Suddenly, my period is on a 10-15 day cycle. My last pap dx cancerous cells, non hpv. Period is also diminishing?

Period: stress decreasesyour menses you just received news that you did not want to hear hang in there life is beautiful keep faith maybe the next pap maybe normal ...Read more

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Had one-time oral sex on HPV positive/immunocompromised (no HIV) woman. She had history of abnormal pap (non cancerous). Chances of HPV contraction?

Had one-time oral sex on HPV positive/immunocompromised (no HIV) woman. She had history of abnormal pap (non cancerous). Chances of HPV contraction?

HPV=contact: HPV is a contact infection much like herpes: you get through skin contact with another skin that has active lesions (warts or sores). A woman who has cervical (genital) HPV lesions does not necessarily have oral lesions..if she does, you may get it via oral contact ...Read more

Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
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Hpv (Definition)

HPV stands for Human Pappiloma Virus which is a group of Viruses that are responsible to cause Cancer of Cevix in women and Cancer of Anus and mouth in both sexes.It usully transmitted by Sexual intercourse,vaginal,anal and oral sex It is ...Read more