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Hpv Cancer Treatment
Im diagnosed with HPV related changes and mild dysplasia CIN1. Is this cancer? Treatment?? Also polypoid late secretory endometrium. Im 40. Thank you!
Not cancer yet: It may simply need to be followed, or you may be a candidate for biopsy, laser, excision. Be sure to keep in touch with your physician on this. Secretory endometrium is simply a phase that you go through each month. I'm glad you're staying proactive and health-conscious. ...Read more
How is HPV harmful to men? For women it's cervical cancer. What about men? Does it cause cancer to them too? If so, what's the treatment to them?
2 Common Cancers: HPV has been associated with cancer of the penis. It is also the third major factor (after tobacco use & alcohol use) for oral cancer in men & women. When combined with tobacco and/or alcohol use & abuse, those with HPV have a much poorer outcome from treatment for oral cancer ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've had HPV CIN 1 show up on my pap smears for the past 5 yrs or more. Should I seek treatment or wait to see if it regress or progress into cancer?
With tonsil cancer caused by HPV which kind of radiation therapy, tomo or rapid arc (or others) do you recommend?
IGRT/IMRT : Igrt/imrt radiation is the best way to give the radiation. Tomotherapy, rapid arc are both capable of delivering this type of radiation. You are good with either one. Depending on the stage, you may be well served with getting concurrent chemotherapy with it also. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: While cancer of the cervix is best handled by a cone resection which allows proper evaluation of depth of in-situ penetration into the basement membrane, much of the endocervical area can be removed by laser but would require close re evaluation to make sure recurrent disease doesn appear. ...Read more
Is cur-cumin truly helpful to cure HPV? Will it really reduce cancer risk & assist my immune system to fight the virus? Will HPV leave my body ever?
Varies: Most people infected with hpv are able to eliminate the virus. The latent period for the development of cancer is variable and depends on the strain of hpv virus, genetic make of the individual, use of tobacco, hormonal status and immune status. The latent period is usually measured in years. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
If I have hpv, does that mean i'm going to get cancer? I've been diagnosed with HPV and am terrified that I am going to get cancer. What are my odds?
No: The majority of people with HPV don't develop cancer. With routine pap tests and HPV screening, patients rarely go on to develop cancer due to the effectiveness of treatment. In addition, there are many strains of HPV and only a few cause most of the cancers. I recommend you speak with your OB/GYN about your specific results and follow their screening and treatment recommendations. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes and no: Many (most? all?) HPV infections persist indefinitely, in that HPV DNA remains in cells in the previously infected area. However, the immune system usually controls the infection to a point that the DNA cannot be detected, actual disease (e.g., warts, abnormal pap smear) do not return, and the virus can't be transmitted to partners. So for practical purposes, it's cured and gone. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Treat only symptoms: There is no treatment for hpv infection in men if no symptoms.If there are genital warts those can be treated with variety f treatments with creams locallyor surgical removal.If there is advanced hpv infection like anal cancer it can be treated early treatments of warts is not recommended ue to increased risk of recurrence. ...Read more
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