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Can HPV be cured or is it only treated ??

Can HPV be cured or is it only treated ??

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 more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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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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Always normal paps- but haven't had HPV test with them. Im 34, Can I wait for my next one to get one? Also am breastfeeding should I wait until done?

Always normal paps- but haven't had HPV test with them. Im 34, Can I wait for my next one to get one? Also am breastfeeding should I wait until done?

Pap when pregnant: Typically, pap smears are done in every pregnant woman. Women over the age of 30 should be tested for the presence or absence of the human papilloma virus. Breastfeeding does not interfere with testing for HPV. ...Read more

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What are the diseases that cause mum not encouraged to breastfeed? Hiv? Hepatitis? Hpv?

What are the diseases that cause mum not encouraged to breastfeed? Hiv? Hepatitis? Hpv?

Very few: Hiv, human t-cell leukemia virus type 1, active tuberculosis, - are absolute contraindications. Hepatitis (b, c) is not an absolute contraindication (only when you have a bleeding crackles on the breast). Temporary contraindications: active breast lesions, such as superficial boils, impetigo, and herpes simplex. Hpv is not a contraindication. ...Read more

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Can i pass HPV to my baby trough breast feeding.

Can i pass HPV to my baby trough breast feeding.

Surface contact : The hpv virus passes from one surface to another through direct contact.Since the hpv never enters your bloodstream, it can never enter your milk and pass to baby.If you were shedding the virus in your birth canal it could end up attaching to baby in the process. Vocal cord lesions or genital lesions can appear months after delivery when passed this way. ...Read more

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If my hasben had oral hpv he suck my breast.. then i breast feeding my baby thas my baby get oral hpv?

HPV vs HSV: I wonder if you're actually asking about HSV - which is herpes simplex virus, the virus that causes cold sores. This virus is transmitted by saliva- so I would indeed be careful, although living in a family it is hard 'not' to share viruses among each other. Recent studies have shown oral HPV can be passed back and forth from a couple, at least 15% of the time or more. Talk to a doc for more info. ...Read more

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All about HPV 66.?

All about HPV 66.?

+high risk HPV DNA: The international assoc. For research on cancer reclassified hpv-66 as a high-risk, carcinogenic type of hpv and rec. That it be included as part of routine screening in 2005. Guidelines rec. Testing for the presence of “high-risk” types of hpv as an additional diagnostic tool for equivocal or ambiguous cytology results. Used to det.Need for colposcopy/cervical cytology analysis for women >30yrs. ...Read more

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Why is HPV so common?

Asymptomatic: Hpv is so common because many people have it without even knowing it - they have no symptoms of it. And it's passed through sexual contact, so that makes for a very common std. ...Read more

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What does HPV causes?

What does HPV causes?

Warts, cancer: There are many strains of HPV. Some strains cause genital warts, while others cause cervical cancer. There has also been significant increase in young men and women developing throat and tongue cancers from HPV exposure through oral sex. That is why we are pushing for all young men and women to get the HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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How can HPV be cured?

How can HPV be cured?

It can't be cured: But most of the time, it goes away on its own. In fact, in young women, almost all of the hpv infections clear up with no treatment. The problem is that not all of them clear up, and those that don't can go on to cervical cancer which is very serious. ...Read more

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Hpv can I die for it?

Hpv can I die for it?

Not directly: The hpv virus typically causes genital warts and changes in the cervix. The cervical changes (dysplasia) are pre-cancerous. They often will spontaneously resolve or can be treated if they are persisting or getting worst. If left untreated, these changes can progress to cervical cancer which if untreated can result in death. ...Read more

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How do I no if I have hpv?

How do I no if I have hpv?

Check out this link: Take care! http://www.Webmd.Com/sexual-conditions/hpv-genital-warts/.

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How to know if I have hpv?

Pap test and HPV DNA: The standard screening test for HPV and cervical cancer precursors for someone between the ages of 30 and 65 is cervicovaginal cytology (Pap test) with an HPV DNA test done at the same time. If these are both negative, then you do not have HPV. Such screening should be performed every three to five years at a minimum. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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How to determine if I have hpv?

How to determine if I have hpv?

Tests: Testing for hpv is available as a reflex test or as an ordered test on routine pap smears. If anyone has had a wart anywhere on their body, they have one of the most common subtypes of hpv. Hpv has been reported in up to 90% of sexually active adults worldwide. It's importance is that certain subtypes cause cervical dysplasia and cervical cancer. ...Read more

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How Would You Know If You Had hpv?

How Would You Know If You Had hpv?

You may not know: Most of the time, women are unaware of infection until it shows up on a Pap smear. Studies have estimated that 50-80% of college-aged men dna women have been exposed. That's why it's so important for males and females aged 9-26 get the HPV vaccine. The vaccine has already significantly reduced the incidence of cervical cancer. ...Read more

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What is HPV strand 18 and 16 mean?

What is HPV strand 18 and 16 mean?

HPV: 16 and 18 refer to two different types of the papillomavirus they are found in the Gardasil vaccine along with type 6 and 11 ...Read more

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What is HPV please really worried?

What is HPV please really worried?

Human papillomavirus: Hpv (human papilloma virus) is an infectious organism. It is a dna virus that is spread by human to human contact including sexual contacts. Some high risk strains of this virus are associated with cervical, vaginal, anal, and oral warts, precancers and cancers. ...Read more

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What's the only ways to spread hpv?

Sexual contact: Hpv can be spread with genital to genital contact or with oral to genital contact. ...Read more

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Is it okay that i get the HPV shot?

You choose: The present HPV vaccine helps protect people from 9 strains of the HPV, but only if they have never been infected by them. It is given as a series of injections to yield long term benefit. It was approved to target the 9-16yo age group. At a listed age of 53, you are not in the target group.It would not hurt you, but may have minimal value. You would likely have to pay the hefty cost (>$200/dose) ...Read more

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Dr. Julie Abbott
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Breastfeeding (Definition)

Breastfeeding is providing nutrition to an infant using breat milk either directly by infant latching and sucking on the nipple or by feeding via bottle with expressed breast milk (when baby has difficulty suckling). Breast milk is the best milk for any baby but ...Read more