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Doctor insights on: Diseases Caused By Human Papillomavirus

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I suffer from abdominal chill feeling.does human papillomavirus cause this?

I suffer from abdominal chill feeling.does human papillomavirus cause this?

Likely unrelated: The HPV family of viruses are surface invaders not blood invaders. They invade the skin surface that they come in contact with and persist in that local and surrounding skin. They do not enter the blood like a flu, so systemic responses like fever or chills are not part of their pattern. ...Read more

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Dr. Bernard Seif
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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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Does human papillomavirus cause all cervical cancer?

Does human papillomavirus cause all cervical cancer?

Not quite: It is very prevalent and typically type 16 and 18 are the culprits, however it probably isn't accurate to say 'all' are caused by it. ...Read more

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Can you please define human papillomavirus?

Can you please define human papillomavirus?

Common virus: Human papillomavirus is the virus that causes different types of warts and also can cause cervical cancer. There are multiple subtypes of the virus, and certain one are associated with certain types of diseases. ...Read more

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How does human papillomavirus affect the body?

Risk for cancer: Vast majority of people are able to eliminate hpv infection. In about 20% it stays in the cells and in a small minority it is an etiologic factor in the cancers of uterine cervix, anus and oral cavity. ...Read more

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How dangerous is human papillomavirus to young people?

Risk of cancer: Young or old, infection with hpv is a risk factor in the causation of cervical, oral, and anal cancer. Vaccination can prevent infection with the common strains causing cancer. ...Read more

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What are the best home remedies for human papillomavirus?

What are the best home remedies for human papillomavirus?

HPV: Hpv is a viral infection that increases one's risk for genital warts and cervical cancer. Since viruses are opportunistic organisms, it is important to increase your immune system to fight the virus. Optimize your vitamin d level. Green tea has been known to be effective against hpv. Dr. Mercola has an excellent discussion on the topic. Log on to www.Mercola.Com. ...Read more

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Can a guy be checked for human papillomavirus? Where? How?

Can a guy be checked for human papillomavirus? Where? How?

No: Unless there are visible leiosn seen on the penis, a male cannot get tested for hpv. Even though no visibnle lesion may be seen, he may still carry the virus and be contagious to his partners. Use condoms to prevent transmission. ...Read more

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Human papillomavirus? Can it hurt a baby of a woman with it?

Human papillomavirus? Can it hurt a baby of a woman with it?

Yes: If a mother has genital warts which are caused by hpv, a vaginal delivery may result in transmission to the baby. In the baby the hpv can be found on the vocal cords. ...Read more

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Who is at the most risk for the human papillomavirus and why?

Who is at the most risk for the human papillomavirus and why?

Risks of HPV: Two strains are associated with cervical, oral & anal cancer and 2 with genital warts. The virus is a somewhat stealth agent that can pass easily in spite of condom use. It can also go unnoticed & hibernate for years before transforming local cells to produce cancer. The fact that it is out of sight makes the cancer strains more worrisome. Any sexually active person can get it. ...Read more

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Hi,I would like to know what tests detect human papillomavirus.

Testing: Testing for HPV is generally a DNA test done on a pap smear or a sample collected like a pap and not a blood test. There are several ways that this can be done and you can test for the high and/or the low risk strains of the virus.Hybrid capture is one of the more frequent methods used in the US but not the only one. Hope this answers your question. ...Read more

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