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Is it possible to prevent getting genital warts by vaccination?

Is it possible to prevent getting genital warts by vaccination?

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 more

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Dr. Krishna Kumar
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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 is orchitis prevented?

How is orchitis prevented?

Avoid Mumps. . .: Prevention of orchitis includes: being up-to-date on mumps vaccinations (mmr vaccine); avoiding std's (sexually transmitted diseases); and for a middle-aged or older man, keeping his prostate gland healthy. ...Read more

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How bad for men is the HPV virus?

How bad for men is the HPV virus?

Not as dangerous..: It is not as dangerous form men as it is for women. In men, it typically causes venereal warts. In women, certain strains of hpv can cause cervical cancer. Certain strains might be related to penile cancers. Best is to avid unprotected sexual relations and if you have a lesion that doesn’t belong…get it checked out. ...Read more

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How can dupuytren's disease be prevented, and if not prevented, how is it treated?

How can dupuytren's disease be prevented, and if not prevented, how is it treated?

Dupuytrens is a : Progressive disorder that at this point does not have a cure but has treatments. The disease begins with thickening and nodules the palm that can eventually from cords. These cords are above the tendons in the fascia and the fingers can curl and lose flexibility or form contractures. http://www.handctr.com/dupuytrens-disease-faq.html treatment includes surgery, aponeurotomy and collagenase. ...Read more

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How far is the cure for herpes simplex type 2?

How far is the cure for herpes simplex type 2?

Not soon: Because most people with "herpes" become pretty much immune after a few years, there is little incentive for drug companies to invest in vaccine at this time. Research does go on. Slowly. ...Read more

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Describe how HPV (human papillomavirus) is contracted?

Describe how HPV (human papillomavirus) is contracted?

As STD : As std through intercourse. But also from skin and mucous membranes. Depends on the strain. There are hundreds of varieties. Some cause venereal warts, others plantar warts, others regular warts. ...Read more

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How herpes simplex 2 outbreak can be avoided. How it is common?

How herpes simplex 2 outbreak can be avoided. How it is common?

Multi factorial: Avoid sun exposure, get plenty of rest, keep up a healthy immune system, good nutrition, avoid physical and mental stressors, and others who have transmitable infections. Remember, this virus is opportunistic! ...Read more

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I've had the female HPV vaccination. How effective is this against cervical cancer?

I've had the female HPV vaccination. How effective is this against cervical cancer?

Very effective!: Congratulations on being vaccinated against HPV! It is one of the most effective vaccines ever developed, virtually 100% against the 2 HPV types that cause about 70% of cervical cancers. One of the two vaccines (Gardasil) also prevents genital warts. In the next year or so, there will be a new vaccine that covers additional types, preventing over 90% of the cancer-causing HPV infections. ...Read more

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How is HPV human papillomavirus tested?

How is HPV human papillomavirus tested?

DNA analysis: Testing is primarily performed if there is concern that the hpv strain is one with a risk for future uterine cancer. There are > 100 different strains of hpv, type 16 &18 are the severely risky ones, a few others are of intermediate risk. Most are fortunately harmless. Test is by swabbing cervical area of vagina and usually performed together with a pap test. ...Read more

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How is a sarcoma prevented?

How is a sarcoma prevented?

It's not: Unfortunately, there are no known preventive measures for sarcoma. ...Read more

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What is HPV genital wart caused from ?and how to cure it ?

What is HPV genital wart caused from ?and how to cure it ?

Prevention Is Key: Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) causes genital warts, is sexually transmitted. Over 40 types infect the genital tract; over 14 have high risk for development of cancer. Treatment of warts includes cryotherapy, chemical destruction; however cancer risk may remain. Vaccine (age 11-26 yrs) prevents certain high risk strains; most effective if given before sexual debut. Condom use can prevent all strains. ...Read more

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How is presbyopia prevented?

How is presbyopia prevented?

Currently impossible: This is a natural age related hardening of the lens of the eye. It cannot be prevented by any currently known method (just as grey hair cannot be prevented). Your ophthalmologist can help you with advice and devices to compensate. ...Read more

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What is best protection in lesbian relationships against HPV infection? Is it enough not touching moucous membranes? How exactly is it transmited?

What is best protection in lesbian relationships against HPV infection? Is it enough not touching moucous membranes? How exactly is it transmited?

Dental dams: or saran wrap can be used as a barrier when performing oral sex. Also cover sex toys with a condom. HPV is transmitted by coming in contact with secretions containing HPV or unprotected contact with genital, anal or oral lesions. ...Read more

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How common is it for somebody to get genital warts?

How common is it for somebody to get genital warts?

HPV is common: 70 - 80 % of young women in the U.S. Have or have had hpv. There are several types, some can cause cervical cancer, some cause almost no trouble at all, and some cause warts. Warts are primarily cosmetic, although they can be transmitted sexually. Reducing the bulk of the warts can be done with chemicals or other means of cautery. Your immune system is ultimately going to get rid of the hpv. ...Read more

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How long does it take genital warts to appear? And is gardasil effective. Who is most at risk for warts, what kind of people

Varies: In a clinical setting we expect genital warts to appear within months of exposure to wart producing strains of HPV. There are some settings where it may not emerge for longer. When taken before exposure, the vaccine can help protect against 2 of the wart producing strains that cause most genital warts. Any person exposed to wart strains can develop them if they are not immune. ...Read more

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How safe is this vaccine?

How safe is this vaccine?

Which Vaccine?: Most vaccines given In USA are safe but can have some mild side effects and rarely serious Serious side effects are so rare and it is difficult to say if these reported serious side effects are random or due to Vaccine.But reported with some vaccines ...Read more

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How is chickenpox transmitted?

How is chickenpox transmitted?

Droplet/contact: Chickenpox can be spread by airborn droplets inhaled into the lung or contact with contaminated material ( secretions or debris from blisters). ...Read more

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Can i get HPV from HPV vaccine? Is it possible for the HPV vaccine shot to give me the HPV virus? .

No, : No, you cannot get hpv from the hpv vaccination. The hpv vaccination prevents the virus, and prevents the types of cancer that the virus can cause, such as vaginal, rectal, and oral cancers. ...Read more

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