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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. Mark Ingerman
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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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Regarding hpv: what percentage of the opinions of medical doctors about this disease, in your opinion, are fact versus conjecture?

Confusing question: You did not state a clear question. Opinion about what? Hpv does cause disease, that is fact.Some strains cause cervical cancer, that is fact. Some strains do not cause cancer, that is fact. If you have a specific question about unproven issues, please submit it with clear wording. ...Read more

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Can someone with HPV become reinfected if they remain with the same person they know for a fact gave the virus to them?

No and yes: Once you have a specific strain of hpv, you will always have it. It may disappear from your pap smears, doctors won't detect it, but it can always come back. Your partner can infect you with a different strain of hpv (there are hundreds of strains), but not the same strain twice. Hope that answers your question, if not, ask again, good luck! ...Read more

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If i only had sex with one girl and she's only had sex with me I know that for a fact. How else can I get hpv?

Faulty memory: You can't get HPV off a toilet seat.One of you or both must have had anotther exposure. There are a few rare cases passed at birth when a kid travels down a birth canal and is exposed that way, but this is the wart strains and it shows up by their 2nd birthday.It would then remain in your system forever. ...Read more

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My gf diagnosed with high risk 56 HPV after I had sex with her, and in fact she was virgin before had sex with me, so do i the transmitter?what can do

My gf diagnosed with high risk 56 HPV after I had sex with her, and in fact she was virgin before had sex with me, so do i the transmitter?what can do

HPV subtypes: There are many different subtypes of the virus labeled HPV. Of the types that can transform the cells of the cervix and cause cervical cancer 50% are HPV-16 and 25% are HPV-18. There is a test called the Pap smear, wherein they look at cells of the cervix every year to monitor for changes. Now if they change to cancerous it can be treated. If you ever perform anal or oral sex use condom to prevent ...Read more

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Is there a way to contract HPV without being sexually active? My sister was diagnosed with HPV recently, which has made me very confused. I know for a fact that she is not sexually active, has never had sex, no oral, and no sexual contact. I'm so confused

Hello. : Hello. There are many different strains of human papilloma virus (hpv). They cause warts. For instance hpv1 is a cause for warts on the feet (plantars warts). You could have hpv on your thumb - that means you have a wart. Saying that someone has hpv doesn't mean that it has to be sexually spread or on the genitals. I hope this was helpful. Take care. ...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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What is hpv?

What is hpv?

HPV: Human papillomavirus! it is a very common group of viruses, and many people carry them. There are many types, including ones that cause common warts, genital warts and cervcal cancer. ...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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