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How is HPV harmful to men? For women it's cervical cancer. What about men? Does it cause cancer to them too? If so, what's the treatment to them?

 How is HPV harmful to men? For women it's cervical cancer. What about men? Does it cause cancer to them too? If so, what's the treatment to them?

2 Common Cancers: HPV has been associated with cancer of the penis. It is also the third major factor (after tobacco use & alcohol use) for oral cancer in men & women. When combined with tobacco and/or alcohol use & abuse, those with HPV have a much poorer outcome from treatment for oral cancer ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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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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What are the chances of HPV turning into cervical cancer?

What are the chances of HPV turning into cervical cancer?

Hard to say: About 80% of the cervical cancers have hpv as the major causative factor. However, only a very small proportion of the women infecred with hpv develop cervical cancer. Girls/women 9-26 yrs of age should get vaccinated against hpv. ...Read more

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Please describe ways to be safe from HPV and cervical cancer?

Condoms & Gardasil: Course of 3 Gardasil injections will protect males & females from 4 sub-types of hpv responsible for 90 % of genital hpv infection & 75% or cervical cancer cases provided they have not previously exposed to this hpv sub-types. Condoms will protect against direct contact & thus infection provided there are no hpv lesions on scrotum, base of penis, labia or vulva. ...Read more

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Can cervical cancer develop within six months after HPV infection?

Can cervical cancer develop within six months after HPV infection?

Not likely: Most people who get hpv infection are able to eliminate the virus and do not have long lasting issues. The minority in whom it becomes part of the cells, usually take years to develop cancer. However, it is important to follow regular screening to monitor the changes in cells before these become cancerous. ...Read more

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What is a woman's cervical cancer risk if someone with HPV donates sperm?

What is a woman's cervical cancer risk if someone with HPV donates sperm?

HPV is superficial,: In foreskin in uncircumcized or on glans and shaft, or perineum in male. Ejaculate likely has no or little hpv. In vitro fertilization could be an option...It is done for couples discordant with HIV at some centers. You and partner should visit and be counseled at a fertility clinic. The costs are high, and not covered by insurance. ...Read more

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What's the average time and the shortest time from HPV infection to cervical cancer?

What's the average time and the shortest time from HPV infection to cervical cancer?

Between 10-20 years.: Hpv infection per se does not mean that one will develop cervical cancer. It depends upon the type of hpv infection. Types 16 and 18 are high risk hpv that can develop into cervical cancer. Befpre cancer develops, the cervix goes into stages of dysplasia.(mild, moderste, severe, in-situ cancer, that can be detected in regular pap smears and can be treated to prevent its progression to cancer. ...Read more

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I have only ever had 2 of 3 cervical cancer injections (hpv vaccinations) is this ok?

I have only ever had 2 of 3 cervical cancer injections (hpv vaccinations) is this ok?

Unpredictable : You likely have some protective antibody that may last for a while. However, the research on long term (decades)of protective antibodies were based on the full series. You can get the last dose at any point for long term benefit, as long as it is at least 6 months after the first. ...Read more

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How do you get HPV and cervical cancer? Can i get cervical cancer even if I have not had sex?

Yes: Most common route of hpv transmission is via sexual intercourse. But even without intercourse - genital to genital contact, genital to hand, genital to oral contact are all ways of hpv transmission. ...Read more

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What happens if the HPV virus causes cervical cancer 99% of the time, what causes it the other 1%?

HPV about 80%: HPV is responsible for about 80% of the cancers. There are other carcinogenic stimuli in the genes and environment. Alcohol and tobacco are two known carcinogens. Other chronic infections of the cervix may also contribute. ...Read more

Dr. Barry Rosen
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Cancer (Definition)

Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more


Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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Cervical Cancer (Definition)

Cervical cancer is an uncontrolled proliferation of cells of the cervical tissue (mucosal lining cells or stroma) due to certain mutations. High risk HPV viruses ...Read more