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Doctor insights on: How To Prevent Spread Of Hpv

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Boyfriend has hpv, how can I prevent myself from catching it?

Boyfriend has hpv, how can I prevent myself from catching it?

You can't: Take the immunization for hpv and this will protect you from the strains that you have not already met. Everybody has some strains of this ubiquitous virus and most are at worst just minor nuisances. That you're in a relationship and want to be physically close is great, and the hoopla over a virus whose dangerous effects can be prevented by routine health care shouldn't interfere. ...Read more

Dr. Hirenkumar Italia
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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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Can HPV get cured if you exercise? What can you do to prevent it?

Can HPV get cured if you exercise?  What can you do to prevent it?

Vaccine: You can prevent 4 types of hpv with a vaccine.. If you want to know more go here:. ...Read more

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If I got the HPV shot to prevent this, is there any chance I can get it?

If I got the HPV shot to prevent this, is there any chance I can get it?

HPV vaccine: HPV types 6,11,16,18 are the most common that cause genital warts and are involved in cervical cancer and are the ones that are included in the vaccine. Technically if you receive the vaccine according to schedule you should not get these types, however not everyone responds to vaccines. Furthermore, it is possible to get strains that are not in the vaccine. So yes, you can still get warts ...Read more

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How to keep my kids safe and prevent them from getting HPV from my sister who lives with us?

How to keep my kids safe and prevent them from getting HPV from my sister who lives with us?

Household contact ok: Thanks for the question, ron. You sound like a concerned parent. Since hpv is a sexually transmitted disease, it isn't spread by casual contact--being in the same room, using the same dishes, using the same facilities as your sister won't put them at risk. There is a vaccine available for girls and boys that offers protection against some strains of hpv. The cdc has more info about hpv at cdc.Gov. ...Read more

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Does the HPV in men prevent reproduction?

Does the HPV in men prevent reproduction?

NO: Hpv is a virus that is spread by close physical (often sexual) contact. The virus can cause warts, dysplasia (pre cancer) and sometimes can cause cancer (of the cervix, vagina, vulva, anus, and penis). In men, hpv infection generally does not impact fertility / reproduction. ...Read more

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What causes hpv? Can you get it from sleeping with one person? How to prevent it?

Yes: You can. The way to prevent it is not to have sex with someone with the disease and some types can be prevented by getting the HPV vaccination ...Read more

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If someone has HPV what can they do to prevent it from causing cancer? Other than getting checked constantly. How can they eliminate the risk factor?

If someone has HPV what can they do to prevent it from causing cancer? Other than getting checked constantly. How can they eliminate the risk factor?

HPV TREATMENT: HPV TREATMENT. You need an exam if the lesions are consistent with HPV two topical options are available ALDARA AND CONDYLOX (podofilox). If you are noticing a split stream when you pee, urology needs to see you for a cystoscope. In women with HPV they need to be monitored closely with Pap smears and if it develops into cervical dysplasia it needs to be treated surgically. It is very difficult to treat ...Read more