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Doctor insights on: Hpv Questions And Answers

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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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When we patients submit questions here what exactly the doctors on healthtap see from information beside the question?What info in my profile do u see

Limited Info: The clinician see a small profile pic, a screen name, a gender symbol, an age and text questions or comments. Below the comment section are tag words and that's about it. ...Read more

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Can residents and fellows join HealthTap to answer patient questions? Do their answers on HealthTap need to be reviewed and confirmed by an Attending?

Good question : people at Healthtap are really superb. Please call them and they can answer this and any question you may have. They are really there to help you and patients ...Read more

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What do doctors get from answering questions on healthtap?

What do doctors get from answering questions on healthtap?

Get to help people!: The main reason students go on to medical school to become doctors is to help people (lots of people) and make the world a better place. On healthtap, we enjoy helping "strangers in need", people with questions, from all over the country. Healthtap gives each doctor a web page where people can go to get information about the doctor's office practice. Our patients can learn a lot on healthtap, too. ...Read more

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Can u answer my questions please?

Can u answer my questions please?

How can we help you?: We will be happy to answer any questions you may have as best we can. There are lots of different kinds of doctors here that specialize in different parts of the body with different conditions and how to diagnose and treat them. We can connect you to the best fit, and the specialists can give you guidance and point you in the right direction. Ask away! ...Read more

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Why are "family doctors" answering multiple sclerosis questions?! I have spotted inaccurate info being given. Only a neuro answer? 's

Why are "family doctors" answering multiple sclerosis questions?! I have spotted inaccurate info being given. Only a neuro answer? 's

Part of a team: Your family doctor is usually the doc who makes the referrals and is often the one who helps treat complications, such as urinary tract infections, fatigue, associated injuries, medication reactions, and he/she keeps open the communication lines between different specialties. Coordination of medical care is critcal these days. ...Read more

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No one answers questions here?

No one answers questions here?

The lights are on...: The lights are on, and many volunteer doctors are answering members' questions throughout the country. Just send in your question from your computer, tablet, or smartphone. If you have a common question, there may already be an answer because very likely, another member has recently asked it. Be sure your question is written in good english, without many abbreviations, and please spell drug names. ...Read more

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Question about random and unsafe sex? Why more fun?

Question about random and unsafe sex? Why more fun?

The danger of it: Why do people drive fast cars or bungee-jump? They get a thrill from the danger. So too can unsafe sex. However, you have to accept the fact that if you contract an std, that it may be a permanent problem like HIV or herpes, or you could become pregnant. ...Read more

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I sent several questions but no answer yet. Kindly check them and reply. Thanks ?

Cannot search names: I am sorry, but we cannot search this site from our end by names. Please try asking your question again. Doctors answer questions on a voluntary basis, and its hard to say when a question may be answered. ...Read more

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Can I ask questions about sex?

Can I ask questions about sex?

Yes: You can ask whatever you want medically to help you ...Read more

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The questions i ask are all confidential right?

Forum: You are posting to a public forum. If you want confidential communication you need to seek out your specific provider and engage in secure messaging within healthtap. ...Read more

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How do we breathe? (this is for an assessment question, detailed answers please!)

How do we breathe? (this is for an assessment question, detailed answers please!)

Search Internet: Rather than re-invent the wheel, especially because I have no idea how much detail you want/need, i suggest you search the internet where i found the following answers: http://www.Webmd.Com/lung/how-we-breathe, http://www.Nhlbi.Nih.Gov/health/health-topics/topics/hlw/whathappens.Html, http://www.Lung.Ca/children/grades4_6/respiratory/how_we_breathe.Html, and http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/breathing. ...Read more

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Thank you to all the doctors here for taking the time to answer our questions :)?

You are welcome.: Your gratitude is greatly appreciated. My parents used to live in Morocco. Be well. ...Read more

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Are there healthcare providers other than physicians (e.G. M.D.'s, d.O.'s) on healthtap who answer questions?

Are there healthcare providers other than physicians (e.G. M.D.'s, d.O.'s) on healthtap who answer questions?

Yes: Other professionals with doctorate degrees that are on healthtap include: dentists, oral surgeons, pharmacists, podiatrists, and clinical psychologists. They are licensed by their professions. ...Read more