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Chance To Get Herpes Hpv
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
The vaccine, YES!: The hpv vaccine, or gardasil, is best known for its prevention of cervical cancers and cervical dysplasias. The hpv vaccine also protects against anal and rectal cancers, and is showing some promise in protection against esophageal and throat cancers that may be hpv related. It also offers protection against genital warts. So yes, get vaccinated! ...Read more
Can i get HPV from HPV vaccine? Is it possible for the HPV vaccine shot to give me the HPV virus?
Incorrect: There are many strains of hpv virus that are capable of causing genital warts. The hpv vaccines protect against 2 or 4 of the more common / more worrisome hpv strains. Warts caused by other strains of hpv are still possible. The vaccine gives good protection against the 2 strains most responsible for causing cervical cancers. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can HPV vaccine prevent us from HPV till we're alive?Is it possible to get infected from HPV by getting vaccinated if some HPV is alive in the vaccine
Not a living vaccine: The hpv vaccines contain material synthesized in a lab that recreates the material in the virus cell wall, it is not and never was alive. This material tricks the immune system into making antibodies against the cell wall as if it were the virus. Protection after a full series is thought to be for life. Its a bit to early to know for sure (only on market since 2006). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
In general, no...: Genital warts (like warts on the skin / mucous membranes of other body parts) are caused by infection(s) with the human papilloma virus (hpv). In the genitals, these lesions are termed condyloma. Other "bumps" can happen on the genitals that may mimic warts, and these may not be caused by hpv. If the bumps are truly warts/condylomata, then they are almost certainly caused by hpv. ...Read more
Pap test: The combination of a Pap test (cervicovaginal cytology) and an HPV DNA test is the best way to know if you may have genital HPV. In addition, the doctor or other provider who performs these tests will alos perform a physical examination to see and feel if there are any lesions that can be identified with the naked eye. Be well. ...Read more
Will getting a gardisil shot protect me from genital HPV and other HPV strands that cause cancer if i already have genital warts caused from hpv?
It will not protect : You from the type of hpv you have now but can protect form other strains of hpv there are many different strains and the gardisil protects against 2 strains the 2 most common strains taht cause genital warts - one of which you already have and the 2 most common strains that cause cervix cancer please s=discuss with your gyn. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How long (months/years) can you have HPV (human paploma virus) before you start getting genital warts?
Depends: Symptoms may not appear or be recognized after you pick up a strain that may produce warts in the future.The primary target for the vaccine is the early teen or young adult with no prior sexual activity. For those the vaccine will have its highest success. For older sexually active adults it can still help prevent acquiring new strains. ...Read more
If you have genital warts will your pap smear being tested for HPV be positive because of genital warts?
Not necessarily: The strains that cause genital lesions are different from the ones that cause cervical changes.Having genital lesions does not prevent you from getting the strains that cause cervical changes.Paps are a screening test for pre-cancerous changes and as a screening test is not specific to what caused those changes. ...Read more
Depends: The present quad vaccine for hpv includes 2 strains of the germ that cause genital warts and 2 that cause cervical cancer. The other hvp vaccine contains only the 2 cancer causing strains.If you receive the vaccine prior to any infections by those strains it will provide protection from genital warts. It will not help if given after exposure. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is it possible for my gf to have genital HSV-1 ?
if kissing her can I have HSV-1 oral or genital?
oral sex can get me genital HSV -1? or 2?
There are different types of herpes infections; herpes simplex infection of mouth (gingivostomatitis) and lips (labialis) are the most common. Others include genital herpes, and herpes zoster. Herpes infection could very mild to very dangerous depending on the type and location of the body affected. I ...Read more
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