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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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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 cancer treated in pregnancy?

How is cancer treated in pregnancy?

Usually the same: During pregnancy the immune system is suppressed (this allows the body not to reject the developing baby as foreign). It also can make cancer grow faster. Some cancer treatments are altered to accommodate the developing baby and others are not so not to compromise the mother's health. ...Read more

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How is chlamydia diagnosed in women?

How is chlamydia diagnosed in women?

Urine test accurate: The urine test for chlamydia is surprisingly good and doesn't require undressing or swabbing. In fact the cdc supports screening for chlamydia in men and women with the urine test. Although it is true that the swab test is good, the data shows gen-probe's aptima urine test for chlamydia is impressively accurate. Get this test through your doctor or sexualhealth.Com. Use condoms to prevent stds. ...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

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 prevelent is HIV in usa compared to other countries? How common is it in heterosexuals female to male?

How prevelent is HIV in usa compared to other countries? How common is it in heterosexuals female to male?

Common illness: We do not know the exact numbers because many people remain undiagnosed until end-stage aids occurs, but there are estimated to be 50, 000 new cases each year in the usa with a population of about 3.2 million. In some countries it is far more frequent (particularly in africa). Female to male transmission is less common than in the other direction. ...Read more

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If HPV is dormant in cervix, is it also dormant in mouth and anus squamous regions? Diagnosed with HPV March this year. Don't know much about it.

If HPV is dormant in cervix, is it also dormant in mouth and anus squamous regions? Diagnosed with HPV March this year. Don't know much about it.

Very complex issues: Most women with cervical HPV have it only there. Anal HPV is most common in the receptive partners in anal sex; these probably are the only ones at substantial risk of anal cancer. Oral HPV is one fifth as frequent as genital. Both sites apparently can be infected indirectly, without direct sexual exposure. At any site, immunity clears most infections, but HPV DNA may persist ("dormant"). ...Read more

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How rare is vaginal type cancers in virgin teenagers with an HPV vaccine?

How rare is vaginal type cancers in virgin teenagers with an HPV vaccine?

HPV VaccineDoesNotCa: HPV Vaccine does not cause any kind of cancer vaginal or otherwise and Virgins teenagers or others. It seems from your question that you have been misinformed about HPV Vaccine HPV VACCINE DOES NOT CAUSE HPV OR ANY KIND OF CANCER ANYWHERE IN BODY IN ANYBODY WHO RECEIVED THE VACCINE ...Read more

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How is gonorrhea in the body treated?

How is gonorrhea in the body treated?

Ceftriaxone: Because of drug resistance to oral antibiotics, gonorrhea is usually treated with a shot of ceftriaxone. Let's hope it doesn't become resistant to that! ...Read more

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I am currently treating HPV warts. Do the strands that cause warts cause cancer? Is penile cancer rare in circumcised men?

I am currently treating HPV warts. Do the strands that cause warts cause cancer? Is penile cancer rare in circumcised men?

Not so much: The really nasty warts are usually caused by strains that are less likely to produce cancer, but don't get complacent. The good news is that if you keep a good eye on yourself and your physician checks you regularly, you can get any little cancers removed before they mutilate you. Checks every few months for the rest of your life should be okay. ...Read more

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How is lymphedema treated in women?

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How is lymphedema treated in women?

The same for all: Whether male or female, treatment is the same. The mainstay is decongestive therapy as dr. Brown said. This includes elastic compression stockings, non-elastic circ-aids garments, sequential compression devices, lymphatic drainage/massage, diet and exercise. A great source of info is lymphnet.Org, as dr. Wagner said. ...Read more

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If a woman is diagnosed with bacterial vaginosis does the male partner have to be treated as well?can men get BV and pass it back to the female?

If a woman is diagnosed with bacterial vaginosis does the male partner have to be treated as well?can men get BV and pass it back to the female?

BV: Men are almost never symptomatically infected by the organisms usually responsible for BV, but the skin of the penis can become contaminated with these bacteria and then they can be transmitted back to their sexual partner after she has been treated. It would help for the man to use a topical antibacterial substance while their female partner is being treated. ...Read more

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Never heard of the STD lgv - how rare/ common is it? Not usually one that is screened for.

Never heard of the STD lgv - how rare/ common is it? Not usually one that is screened for.

Chlamydia: Lgv is a type of chlamydia. It isn't common, but is being seen in some groups, especially gay men, in whom it can cause severe proctitis (anorectal infection). Chlamydia tests will pick up lgv, but you need specialized tests to tell you whether it's lgv or not. The difference is that you treat lgv with a 21-day course of doxycycline, which is what i would use in a gay man with proctitis. ...Read more

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Could males pass Trichomoniasis through semen ? And who is the main carrier for it .. How do females actually get this ?

Could males pass Trichomoniasis through semen ? And who is the main carrier for it .. How do females actually get this ?

Sexual transmission: Trichomonas is harbored aysmptomatically in the male prostate gland and is transmitted with sexual intercourse to the female at ejaculation who then develops itching and a vaginal discharge. Both parties have to be treated simultaneously for the treatment to be effective prior to the resumption of intercourse. ...Read more

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How is oral HPV transmitted to to mouth. And the female is HPV cervical dysplasia and performs just oral sex one time is it still transmitted.

How is oral HPV transmitted to to mouth. And the female is HPV cervical dysplasia and performs just oral sex one time is it still transmitted.

Oral Sex: In this ongoing quest to give you information about a virus that is ambiguous and difficult to describe and test for, the female in this situation is at so much more risk than the male. The male, if he has not cleared the hpv he got as a younger person, is much more likely to be passing this on to the female than the other way around. ...Read more

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How definite is it to get cervical cancer by HPV? 100%? Do all patients carrying the virus get it even with proper observation and tests?Is HPV fatal?

How definite is it to get cervical cancer by HPV? 100%? Do all patients carrying the virus get it even with proper observation and tests?Is HPV fatal?

No. Not at all.: HPV is dozens of different viruses and several of them make it possible for a woman to get cervical cancer. However, if you keep up surveillance, your chance of dying of this are near zero. And most women with these strains won't have problems, period. If you've not been immunized and have the chance, ask your physician about this. ...Read more

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How common is genital HPV in the U.S.?

How common is genital HPV in the U.S.?

Varies: In the pre-vaccine era, random bloodwork at college clinics occasionally showed up to 70% of women had evidence of prior infection.Since most strains show no visible signs or symptoms,it is easily acquired and passed by people who don't know they carry it.Hopefully, the vaccine will eventually lead to a decline in prevalence. ...Read more

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How high is the percentage of women who have HPV get cervical cancer?

How high is the percentage of women who have HPV get cervical cancer?

Probably...: Known to us, every life event or disease is always caused by multiple factors. Somehow, HPV has special affinity to cervix, vagina, vulva, anus, rectum, & oropharynx, and estimated that 90% of cervical cancer are probably caused by some types of HPV, especially 16 & 18 for some 65%. More? Review article in https://www.cdc.gov/cancer/hpv/statistics/cases.htm. ...Read more

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Person can have epiddydimitis and prostatitis both at the same time if e.Coli is found in urine culture? How it can be treated?

Person can have epiddydimitis and prostatitis both at the same time if e.Coli is found in urine culture? How it can be treated?

Sounds like an : Infection. Get treated with antibiotics. You might need to take them for a long time. I am sure there is also a non-infection component too. Follow your urologist's advice. Good luck. ...Read more

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How common genital mycoplasmas in men and what is the symptoms?How to diagnose it?

How common genital mycoplasmas in men and what is the symptoms?How to diagnose it?

Very common : Certain species of mycoplasma are commonly found in & around genitalia of sexually experienced males & females as part of the natural flora. It can infect when they can. Diagnosis is generally made urine culture and clinical grounds. It commonly co-occurs with chlamydia or other bacterial std's. Concurrent treatment of both with antibiotics is the rule. ...Read more

Men (Definition)

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