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Doctor insights on: How Many People Get Hpv

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Can men get hpv?

Can men get hpv?

Most are benign: Over 120 different types of hpv. Different types infect different parts of body. Most are harmless, easily treatable and not precancerous. Some produce warts that are easily seen and others growths that are nearly invisible. Types 16 and 18 account for vast majority of cervical cancers. Type 16 has been linked to oral cancer. Contact spreads the virus.Sexual contact spreads types 16, 18 and others. ...Read more

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Dr. James Lin
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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 do women first get hpv?

How do women first get hpv?

Mostly from sexual: Hpv is mostly transmitted via sexual transmitted disease. Although women can get it from non-sexual transmission but the incidence is very low. ...Read more

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What is HPV and how do you get it?

Human papiloma virus: The hpv are a group of more than 100 viruses, some of which cause problems in humans.Two strains are known to cause genital warts and 2 strains are associated with cervical, anal& penile cancer. It is spread through skin to skin contact with surfaces shedding the virus. It can be acquired & lay dormant for years before surfacing to cause problems & spread to others. ...Read more

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Could you get HPV from making out?

Could you get HPV from making out?

Define "making out": Hpv is passed from an infected person who is shedding the virus to another by skin to skin contact.(usually genital to genital) if your "making out" included some skin to skin contact it would be possible.The more involved the contact the more the risk. ...Read more

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Do you get the hpv shot every year.

No: It is a series of 3 doses given within 6 months.That completes the series. At some point in years to come there may be a need for a booster, but for now, that is not the case. ...Read more

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Is it okay that i get the HPV shot?

Yes if indicated: Hpv shot is indicated between 9 and 26 years of age and if you fall in this age group gt the shot. ...Read more

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How do you get HPV from a man to a man?

How do you get HPV from a man to a man?

Skin to skin contact: The hpv is passed from the infected skin surface of one person to another. Affecting whatever surfaces are involved. ...Read more

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Is it possible for me to get HPV from a cup?

Not vry likely: Even though theriically it is possible but even if one has oral hpv infection it is vey vey unlkekly to get hpv that way. ...Read more

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Hpv how do you get it and how is it treated?

Sex, observation: Hpv is sexually transmitted. It can causes changes on your cervix which if are low risk may resolve when your body produces antibodies to it. However if high risk if not treated with biopsies it can progress to cervical cancer. ...Read more