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How long does cervical cancer take to develop?

How long does cervical cancer take to develop?

10-15 years: Cervical cancer is felt to almost always be related to certain strains of HPV infection through prior sexual contact. Most cases of HPV infection do not turn in to cancer. It's believed to take many years for these tissue changes to turn into cancer. It's believed to usually take between 10-15 yrs, even up to 30. However, like most things there's likely much variation, and may be sooner in some ...Read more

Dr. Al Hegab
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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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How long does it take for genital warts to develop?

How long does it take for genital warts to develop?

Depends: Some people whose local and systemic immune response is compromised may develop genital warts in a matter of weeks, whereas those whose immune system is strong, may never develop any visible warts. ...Read more

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How long does it take for HPV to develop into throat cancer?

How long does it take for HPV to develop into throat cancer?

Long time: Hpv is nearly ubiquitous, and most people will clear it without intervention. However, some people will not clear the virus and in a small number of patients the virus can be causative for some cancers, including oropharyngeal cancer (largely tonsil and base of tongue). This process is thought to take a long time, on the order of years. ...Read more

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How long does anal hpv take to become cancer ?

How long does anal hpv take to become cancer ?

Months to many years: The probability that HPV will trigger anal cancers will depend on multiple factors which include the type /strain of the virus, its virulence/oncogenic potential, the status of the immune system of a person, cofactors;In some cases the premalignant and malignant transformation may take months to years and occasionally regress...; in other cases it may take a decade or more for a cancer to occur. ...Read more

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How does tongue cancer develop?

How does tongue cancer develop?

Tobacco, alcohol: The majority of people who get tongue cancer have a strong history of tobacco use (either smoking or chewing) and/or alcohol use. The combination of the two increases the risk even more. The best thing you can do to reduce your risk is to eliminate tobacco use and moderate your alcohol consumption. ...Read more

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How can cancer begin, and how does it develop?

How can cancer begin, and how does it develop?

Wow, too much. : I need a book to answer your question. Cancer is a disease where for whichever reason, the instructions that control cell growth become messed up (or maybe came that way from the parents) so the cells lack the normal regulatory systems that keep them in check. Look for details in reputable sites like the nci or the acs. ...Read more

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How long does it take to develop oral cancer symptoms?

How long does it take to develop oral cancer symptoms?

Sometimes never: If you believe you way have oral cancer see a dentist as soon as possible. Sometimes there are no symptoms. By the time you develope symptoms it is very late. ...Read more

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How long does it take for HPV to become cancer?

How long does it take for HPV to become cancer?

Years/decades/never: Just because you acquire this germ does not mean you will develop cancer. It gives you a heads up so you may be better motivated to do regular health screenings.At the short end cervical cancer (or other forms) may arise after a few years/decades or never. Women have been doing related pap smear screenings for decades before we knew HPV could eventually cause the problem. ...Read more

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How long tongue cancer does take to develop fully?

How long tongue cancer does take to develop fully?

Depends: Depends what you mean by fully developed. A cancer can occur and grow within weeks to months and can spread equally as quickly or some can develop over short period of time. Each cancer is different. ...Read more

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How long does it take to treat HPV cancer?

How long does it take to treat HPV cancer?

In 1 wk: HPV, associated with squamous Ca affects two different areas. One is in the vagina cervix and the other in the H&N. In either case, the identification of the lesion and recognition of an association with HPV requires that depending on the extent of disease, neoadjuvant therapy with chemo RT or relatively quick scheduling for surgery should be arranged for. ...Read more

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Once an HPV wart begins, how long does it take to develop?

Genital warts.: Not sure what you mean by "develop". If you see the hpv wart, it has developed. This usually happens 6 weeks to many months after exposure. The size varies from almost invisible to very large cauliflower like lesions. Warts can be removed with topical treatments, laser or surgery. ...Read more

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How long does oral hpv take to become cancerous generally ?

How long does oral hpv take to become cancerous generally ?

Many years, rare: The vast majority of HPV infections, even those with "high risk" (cancer causing) HPV types, ever become cancerous. Of the 100+ types of HPV, only one, HPV16, causes oral cancer. Of these, probably less than one in a thousand oral HPV infections lead to cancer. When it happens, it can be anywhere from 1 to 30 years later. ...Read more

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How long does it take HPV to turn into cervical cancer?

How long does it take HPV to turn into cervical cancer?

Months to years: Once an hpv invades a cell, active infections occur, and the virus can be transmitted. Several months to years pass before squamous intraepithelial lesions (sil) develop and can be clinically detected. ...Read more

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How does HPV cause cervical cancer?

How does HPV cause cervical cancer?

When a woman is exposed to genital human papillomavirus (HPV), her immune system usually prevents the virus from doing serious harm: But in a small number of women, the virus survives for years. Eventually, the virus can lead to the conversion of normal cells on the surface of the cervix into cancerous cells. At first, cells may only show signs of a viral infection. Eventually, the cells may develop precancerous changes. This is known as cervical intraepithelial neoplasia, which usually goes away spontaneously. In some cases, however, cervical intraepithelial neoplasia may progress to invasive cervical cancer. It's not clear why some women are more likely to develop cervical cancer. Some types of HPV are simply more aggressive than are others. Cigarette smoking also increases the risk of cervical cancer. There are two HPV vaccines available — Gardasil and Cervarix. They offer protection from several of the most dangerous types of HPV. Gardasil is approved for boys and men, girls and women ages 9 to 26. Cervarix is approved for girls and women ages 9 to 25. If you're sexually active, the best way to prevent HPV and other sexually transmitted infections is to remain in a mutually monogamous relationship with an uninfected partner. Otherwise, when you have sexual intercourse always have your partner use a condom. Regular screening for cervical cancer and precancerous changes of the cervix is important, too. . ...Read more

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How long does it take HPV to turn into cancer?

How long does it take HPV to turn into cancer?

Years/decades/never: Just because you acquire this germ does not mean you will develop cancer. It gives you a heads up so you may be better motivated to do regular health screenings.At the short end cervical cancer (or other forms) may arise after a few years/decades or never. Women have been doing related pap smear screenings for decades before we knew HPV could eventually cause the problem. ...Read more

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How long does it take for genital warts to appear after being infected with HPV ?

How long does it take for genital warts to appear after being infected with HPV ?

Weeks: It can take several weeks after exposure. You will get genital warts if you have been exposed to the specific hpv strains that cause warts versus cervical dysplasia. ...Read more

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How does psoriasis develop?

How does psoriasis develop?

Don't know: The cause of psoriasis is still unknown. Many theories, no final answer. Genetics have been suspected, but twins’ studies showed no clear conclusion. Alternation of immune system or autoimmune disorder has been favored. Recent popular regimens like biologics are based on such understanding and actually presenting very promising results. Infection has been a known cause of certain type of psoriasis. ...Read more

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How long does it take uterine cancer to develop and how fast does it spread?

How long does it take uterine cancer to develop and how fast does it spread?

Varies: Each cancer is unique. Some will grow very rapidly and spread to distant sites of the body at an early stage. Others will grow slowly and never metastasize. It is very difficult to predict. ...Read more

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Help please? How long does it take genital warts to appear after infected by hpv?

Unique to individual: The time gap between exposure to hpv and subsequent possible development of warts or precancerous changes is unique to each person and in part depends upon the strain of hpv. A person with impaired immunity (hiv / organ transplant recipient / other immune dysfunction) will have a more difficult time fighting off hpv infection. Hpv is also more aggressive in cigarette smokers. ...Read more

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Generally, how long does it take cancer to develop?

Generally, how long does it take cancer to develop?

It depends...: Different type of cancers develops differently. For example, it takes approximately 10 years for colon cancer to do so, hence the recommendation to have colon checked every 10 years. Breast cancer is generally more rapid. Pacreatic cancer is yet even faster... ...Read more

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