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How Many People Get Hpv
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
Diphtheria: This is an acute upper respiratory tract infection, but sometimes it infects the skin. Hippocrates first described the disease in the 4th century BC and major epidemics swept through Europe in the 17th century. It was known as 'the strangling angel of children'. it spreads through droplet infection. The means by respiratory secretions ( sneezing, coughing) ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Millions...: As of january 2010, over 28 million doses of the hpv vaccine had been given. The cdc has continued to monitor the safety of the vaccine (as well as all other vaccines) and continues to recommend it. For more info, see: http://www.Cdc.Gov/vaccinesafety/vaccines/hpv/index.Html. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
From infected saliva: In the U.S., people can catch rabies from the bites of infected animals. The virus is in the saliva of the rabid animals. In the U.S., the animals that carry rabies are raccoons, skunks, foxes, coyotes, and bats. However, any mammal can become infected and transmit it to other mammals. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Millions...: As of january 2010, over 28 million doses of the hpv vaccine had been given. The cdc has continued to monitor the safety of the vaccine (as well as all other vaccines) and continues to recommend it. For more info, see: http://www.Cdc.Gov/vaccinesafety/vaccines/hpv/index.Html. ...Read more
Gee haven't noticed: An oncrease, and i've just marked 2 years without one. Mot colds are adenoviruses and they mutate so that our immunomemory cells cannot recognize them. Influenza strains, high powered colds with fevers, chills and mortality, also mutate. Get a flu shot. I have not missed in 16 years. ...Read more
Many: Statistical analyses vary but chronic active hep b produces a large number of hepatocellular carcinomas world-wide. ...Read more
A lot: Hpv is common in all nationalities. Some estimate that 80% of people have or will have hpv in their lifetime. It has the potential to cause cervical cancer. It has also been linked to anal cancers, and cancers if the mouth and throat. Gardasil is a vaccine that can help decrease the chance of getting hpv, which is transmitted sexually. ...Read more
Not enough: According to the CDC, less than 40% of of people receive the flu shot. Although a less than very effective vaccine, it is still helpful in reducing the severity and duration of flu symptoms and could reduce the 36,000 people who die from the flu and its' complications every year in this country. ...Read more
Cancer: Cant answer in this short space. Some is genetic, lifestyle, exposures - excess sunlight, noxious materials, excess radiation- too many ct scans, x-rays. One theory is we produce cancer cells waiting for chance to grow- xs radiation, viral triggers, but ultimately lifestyle. Think consulting good nutritionist, review diet, lifestyle. Many foods are cancer fighting, anti oxidants, exercise, sun pro. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
We are living longer: God question. Control for smoking and the fact that we're living longer, and there's no "cancer epidemic". It results from the inevitable damage to genes accumulating over a lifetime, and thus cancer will develop sooner or later in multicellular organisms that live long enough. More important is how to detect and cure it; the cancer death rate is half of what it was when i was a kid. ...Read more
There are : medications available. But people in many places in the world may not have access to them. These medications are expensive.Some people are not compliant with treatment & some do not come in for assessment until their condition is an advanced state. ...Read more
Many possibilities: There are many possible reasons for irritability and anger. A psychiatric evaluation might provide insight in a given case. Some people might be in chronic physical pain, or depressed. Some could be using alcohol or other drugs that disinhibit anger or rage. Some medication side effect too. Others could be suffering bipolar disorder. Certain personality disorders are known for rage episodes. ...Read more
It fills a need.: Someone who feels empty inside may cut to feel "something". Someone who is hurting emotionally may cut so that the physical pain will distract them. Some cut to punish themselves. One may cut in the belief that they will let out negativity or evil. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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