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HPV: HPV is a very common virus and there are many strains. Only a few of them are associated with cervical cancer for the female. Once you have the virus it will stay in your system. There is no treatment for the virus. The best prevention at this time is to get the HPV vaccine prior to sexual activity to prevent you from contracting the virus. Screening pap smears is important to look for changes. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Will HPV worsen my PCOS? Is it related? I'm thinking of removing my uterus to eliminate HPV for good. Will this affect my PCOS?Or it's only in ovaries
If someone has HPV what can they do to prevent it from causing cancer? Other than getting checked constantly. How can they eliminate the risk factor?
HPV TREATMENT: HPV TREATMENT. You need an exam if the lesions are consistent with HPV two topical options are available ALDARA AND CONDYLOX. If you are noticing a split stream when you pee, urology needs to see you for a cystoscope. In women with HPV they need to be monitored closely with Pap smears and if it develops into cervical dysplasia it needs to be treated surgically. It is very difficult to treat ...Read more
I have genital warts & I think also a suppressed immune system. Recommended treatment options to: 1) Boost immunity to HPV. 2) Eliminate the warts?
Is it true that once affected by cervical cancer due to HPV, the solution is to remove the uterus? Does removing it eliminates the disease too?? Help
Not Necessarily: With regular PAP smear we are able to diagnose Cervical CA at a very early stage. So Local excision , LEEP procedure, Colposcopy are several other options . It depended on how deep is extension of the cancer. Yes, if Hysteractomy is required it eliminates the disease. Uerine and Cervical cancer are very localized cancer, Slow to spread ouside the body of Uterus and surgically treated ...Read more
Positive test of HPV genital. Does removing uterus now eliminates the disease once & for all? I don't want to wait till cervical cancer shows up
24 months: It's interesting that you ask: just to double check myself I checked the cdc.gov and the webmed.com websites and did not find an answer. http://www.cdc.gov/std/hpv/stdfact-hpv-and-men.htm sciencenews.org did provide an answer: the median clearance time is 7.5 months, but it can take up to 24 months (based on a study). It is probably a good idea to give it 3 years, before assuming to be free. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
If you are HPV positive as a female what does that mean for your male partner? What steps does he need to take?
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