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What is a treatment for hpv? Please let me know asap... And how dose it's get virus. What dose infect in body? Please help me out here:(

What is a treatment for hpv? Please let me know asap...  And how dose it's get virus. What dose infect in body? Please help me out here:(

HPV: Your question is asking for information that would take up a full textbook. Hpv is a viral infection. It, in general, is thought to be transmitted sexually but it can be transmitted skin to skin. 96% of americans have been exposed by age 26. Until recently there was nothing to do about it but treat warts that come up. But now there is a vaccine, gardisil, for the most deadly version of this. ...Read more

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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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I've had a negative smear after having treatment for cin2 with the HPV virus and been called back in for a colposcopy within 2 weeks, am i high risk?

I've had a negative smear after having treatment for cin2 with the HPV virus and been called back in for a colposcopy within 2 weeks, am i high risk?

More info : One would not do a colposcopy if the pap smear was negative ( normal). If you're being called in for a colposcopy it is likely that your pap smear was not normal. Simply call your doctor and ask for clarification. ...Read more

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What treatments available for human papilloma virus?

What  treatments available for human papilloma virus?

Prevention: Even tho it clears spontaneously, ..Immunization may prevent the potentially life threatening cancers, which occur even after the infection is cleared. ...Read more

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Is there a treatment for HPV in older women?

Is there a treatment for HPV in older women?

Not directly: Once a woman of any age contracts hpv, there is no cure. There are vaccines to help prevent some varieties, there are ways to monitor and the symptoms are generally treatable at any age. ...Read more

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Can men be treated to get rid of of HPV like women do? How? What treatment should they go through? What needs to be done? Surgery?!

Can men be treated to get rid of of HPV like women do? How? What treatment should they go through?  What needs to be done? Surgery?!

None: at this time there is no treatment to rid a person of the HPV virus,. That is why we are vaccinating young men and women against the most common cancer causing strains of the virus men who are positive should use a condom to prevent spread of the virus ...Read more

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What makes HPV so tricky that no cure has been found yet for it? What's so difficult about it? Isn't it a virus and antivirals can treat it ? Thanks

What makes HPV so tricky that no cure has been found yet for it? What's so difficult about it? Isn't it a virus and antivirals can treat it ? Thanks

The tenacious virus: Unfortunately, this family of viruses(multiple strains)is not killed off by existing anti-virals.It has adapted to humans by developing the ability to hide in your system for life. This is similar to what happens with chickenpox and shingles. This is one germ that a vaccine given before sexual activity starts has the best hope of avoiding a lifetime of problems. ...Read more

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If a women has the HPV virus, can a man get it on their mouth if they go down on them?

If a women has the HPV virus, can a man get it on their mouth if they go down on them?

Yes: Human papilloma virus is an infectious agent and is spread by contact with a person who has an active infection. Sexual intercourse is a well know way to spread this infection. ...Read more

Virus (Definition)

A virus is a small infectious agent that can replicate only inside the living cells of an organism. Viruses can infect all types of organisms, from animals and plants ...Read more