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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. Amrita Dosanjh
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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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Is it possible for men to have HPV under their finger nails?

Is it possible for men to have HPV under their finger nails?

HPV under Nails: Transmission of hpv through routes other than sexual is definitely possible. One may be exposed to hpv simply by shaking hands as suggested in the finding of hpv virus under fingernails. Sexually transmitted infections 1999 oct;75(5):317-9:. ...Read more

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How typical is it for men to have HPV under their finger nails ?

How typical is it for men to have HPV under their finger nails ?

Maybe: There are many types of hpv. The hpv that causes warts on the skin is different from the hpv tested for on pap smears. ...Read more

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Can the HPV be transmitted by fingers?

Yes: Unfortunately, with hpv, any skin-to-skin contact could result in infection by the virus. It's recommended that all children and some young adults get vaccinated. ...Read more

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Can i get HPV if i got fingered in my anus and then vagina? No sure if he used different fingers?

Not Likely: If he is fingering your anus and then your vagina, you are primarily only exposing yourself to yourself. If you know you have hpv in your anus and not in your vagina, he could transfer the virus to the vagina. Hpv can be transferred by any solid object being shared between a hpv infected area and non-infected area. ...Read more

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Touched girls vagina quickly (one second), did not finger. Washed my hands throughly before touching my own genitals. Can HPV still stay on fingers?

Touched girls vagina quickly (one second), did not finger. Washed my hands throughly before touching my own genitals. Can HPV still stay on fingers?

Highly unlikely: Hpv is passed on through genital contact, most often during vaginal and anal sex. Hpv may also be passed on during oral sex and genital-to-genital contact. I think the extremely brief exposure, the nature of the exposure, and your prompt handwashing make it extremely unlikely that you became infected with hpv under those circumstances. ...Read more

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Three warts on fingers. Will the warts come back again and could they be from the HPV (im a guy)?

Three warts on fingers. Will the warts come back again and could they be from the HPV (im a guy)?

Yes: Warts are caused by human papilloma virus or hpv. If not completely eradicated, hpv will cause a wart skin lesion to recur. ...Read more