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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. Ana Adelstein
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Hpv (Definition)

HPV stands for Human Pappiloma Virus which is a group of Viruses that are responsible to cause Cancer of Cevix in women and Cancer of Anus and mouth in both sexes.It usully transmitted by Sexual intercourse,vaginal,anal and oral sex It is ...Read more


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I am infected with multiple strains of HPV (cancerous) and 2 non cancerous. Will this affect clearance rate? I am 24.

I am infected with multiple strains of HPV (cancerous) and 2 non cancerous. Will this affect clearance rate? I am 24.

See below: Vast majority of the women clear the HPV and have no long term consequences. However, to be on the safe side, you should get regular PAP tests done and follow your gynecologist's advice about any follow-up tests and procedures. See this site for more info. http://www.cdc.gov/std/hpv/stdfact-hpv.htm ...Read more

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How risky is HPV in young women? Chance of persistence vs resolvation? Percentage of women that had the infection? Also clearance for multiple strains

How risky is HPV in young women? Chance of persistence vs resolvation? Percentage of women that had the infection? Also clearance for multiple strains

Lifelong issue: In the pre-vaccine era, 70% of women attending college health clinics tested positive for some strain of HPV by their Sophomore year. Those with visible features like warts may have clearance of visible lesions but the virus can persist within the tissues for decades. Those with no visible lesions can lay dormant for decades before emerging to trigger cancerous change. ...Read more

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If you are HPV positive as a female what does that mean for your male partner? What steps does he need to take?

HPV: You have the ability to transmit the hpv to your partner. Protection with a condom is essential to prevent spread of the disease. ...Read more

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I'm 25, is it still worthwhile to get the HPV shot?

I'm 25, is it still worthwhile to get the HPV shot?

Absolutely!: The hpv vaccine protects against a virus that is responsible not only for genital warts, but for almost all of cervical, penile, and anal cancers, as well as 70% of mouth and throat cancers. It's better to get the vaccine now rather than never! ...Read more

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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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What exactly is HPV and how is treated?

What exactly is HPV and how is treated?

HPV: Hpv is the human papilloma virus that has a causal role in nearly all cervical cancers and in many vulvar, vaginal, penile, anal, and oropharyngeal cancers. Most hpv infections clear within 1–2 years, but those that persist can progress to precancer or cancer. Prevention of cervical cancer includes cervical cancer screening and hpv vaccination. Transmission can be reduced through condom use. ...Read more

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How long will it take to be cured of HPV as a adult male?

How long will it take to be cured of HPV as a adult male?

Depends: Hpv can easily "cured" if treated appropriately. However, the virus may remain in the penile skin although not visible to the eye. These viruses may cause a recurrence of the warts in the future and close monitoring is neccessary. If no visible lesions are present, then one can be considered "cured" but must be monitored for possible recurrence in the future. ...Read more

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What is hpv?

What is hpv?

Group Of Viruses: HPV stands for Human Pappiloma Virus which is a group of Viruses that are responsible to cause Cancer of Cevix in women and Cancer of Anus and mouth in both sexes.It usully transmitted by Sexual intercourse,vaginal,anal and oral sex It is preventable by HPV Vaccine ...Read more

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