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Doctor insights on: Folic Acid And Hpv

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Dr. Debra Rosenblatt
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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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I have high hpv and low grade dysplasia. Which vitamins will help fight them?? And what about folic acid?? How much should i take?

I have high hpv and low grade dysplasia. Which vitamins will help fight them?? And what about folic acid?? How much should i take?

None: Cervical dysplasia and high grade HPV are risks for the development of cervical cancer. No vitamins will help eradicate these issues. A study done in Texas years ago revealed that even laser treatment of the entire female lower genital tract will not eradicate HPV. Folic acid recommendation is 1mg daily or 4 mg daily if trying to conceive. ...Read more

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I've started this vitamin regime of fish oil folic acid and monolaurin if this clears up my HPV will I have to countiue to take these vitamins ??

I've started this vitamin regime of fish oil folic acid and monolaurin if this clears up my HPV will I have to countiue to take these vitamins ??

Unsure of regimen: I have not heard of this specific regimen. Monolaurin has been advertised to boost immune system, but I don't think this has been proven in studies and I don't know long term effects. Regarding fish oil and folic acid, both of these supplements are good for overall health and I would continue these indefinitely at recommended doses. ...Read more

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Is 1200 mcg of folic acid a day too much? I have righ risk HPV and an abnormal pap. Is this an okay dose for a short period of time to get rid of hpv

Is 1200 mcg of folic acid a day too much? I have righ risk HPV and an abnormal pap.  Is this an okay dose for a short period of time to get rid of hpv

Totally safe!: Folic acid is considered quite safe, in fact doses up to 15, 000 mcg/day are given for certain conditions and see well-tolerated. High doses of folate (folic acid) can mask B12 deficiency so it is wise to take B12 too. High Folic Acid may reduce zinc absorption so you might take zinc too. 1/3 of people can't convert Folic Acid to the active l-5-mthf so taking that form may be esp. Beneficial. ...Read more

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Can daily doses of vitamin c, selenium, & folic acid improve the body's defenses against hpv? What about a decaffeinated green tea extract supplement?

Can daily doses of vitamin c, selenium, & folic acid improve the body's defenses against hpv? What about a decaffeinated green tea extract supplement?

Lack of evidence: There is no peer-reviewed researched evidence to support use of these supplements to improve defenses against hpv. But eating a diet high in fresh fruits and vegetables especially cruciferous and high in beta-carotene may be helpful. ...Read more

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Can I take the followings/d Hpv and low grade vitamin A 8000 iu vitamin b13 1000ug vitamin c 1500 mg vitamin D 25 ug vitamin e 400 iu folic acid 800ug?

Can I take the followings/d
Hpv and low grade
vitamin A 8000 iu
vitamin b13 1000ug
vitamin c 1500 mg
vitamin D 25 ug
vitamin e 400 iu
folic acid 800ug?

Vitamins and HPV: Vitamins as supplements will have absolutely no effect on HPV. You can however take the supplements you indicated, although a single multivitamin a day would be just as effective. ...Read more

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Who all needs folic acid?

Who all needs folic acid?

Everyone: Everyone needs it to produce health red blood cells, and for fertility our bodies need it to synthesize and repair dna. Its particularly important in infants and during pregnancy. ...Read more

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What is folic acid benefit?

What is folic acid benefit?

DNA repair, blood: Everyone needs it to produce health red blood cells, and for fertility our bodies need it to synthesize and repair dna. Its particularly important in infants and during pregnancy. ...Read more

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Folic Acid (Definition)

Folic acid, AKA folate (folic acid) (vit B9), is recommended for all women wanting to get pregnant -- 0.4mg (400mcg) daily, which is important for preventing birth defects like spina bifida. Women w/ a hx these disorders should take 10x that amt daily -- 4mg (4000mcg) through the 3rd month of pregnancy. It won't affect fertility, chances of conception/twins, or periods. ...Read more


Dr. Sanjiv Kaul
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Folvite (Definition)

Folvite is a vitamin which is a kind of nutritional agent ...Read more