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How Long Will It Take To Be Cured Of Hpv As A Adult Male
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
Depends: Hpv can easily "cured" if treated appropriately. However, the virus may remain in the penile skin although not visible to the eye. These viruses may cause a recurrence of the warts in the future and close monitoring is neccessary. If no visible lesions are present, then one can be considered "cured" but must be monitored for possible recurrence in the future. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Genital Warts: If your warts aren't causing discomfort, you may not need treatment. But if your symptoms include itching, burning and pain or if visible warts are causing emotional distress, your doctor can help you clear an outbreak with medications or surgery. However, the lesions are likely to recur after treatment. Thus, there is no cure. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How long does it take to rid the male body from a past contraction of HPV on its own? What factors would make this possible? Abstained for six yrs.
Depends: warts are strange things. they can be there for months or years, then one day disappear. they can grow and multiply. you would have to be seen by doctor to decide on the right treatment for you. the gardasil shot is known to improve immunity against the virus that causes warts. ...Read more
What does "leep" mean? Will it remove HPV for good? How long will it take for me to be "HPV free"? I was told that it takes approx. 3yrs for it to go?
HPV: LEEP stands for Loop Electrosurgical Excision Procedure. This is a surgery to remove precancerous cells of the cervix caused by the HPV virus. It does not remove the HPV itself. Most HPV will be cured by your own immune system. Sometimes it does not and progresses to the abnormal cells that require a LEEP procedure ...Read more
If you are HPV positive as a female what does that mean for your male partner? What steps does he need to take?
HPV: Unless you get warts this is a difficult question to answer. If you get one of the dangerous strains of hpv it can take some years to show on your pap smears. It is always best at your age, regardless of your sexual history to get the hpv vaccine known as gardisil. Please do not miss this vital vaccination. ...Read more
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