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I had HPV virus like10 yrs ago I was treated and eliminated it.Could I get it again and should I get the shot for HPV ?

I had HPV virus like10 yrs ago I was treated and eliminated it.Could I get it again and should I get the shot for HPV ?

Hpv: Their are other strains of hpv you can contract. The vaccination is indicated for women of reproductively age, or with other risk factors for exposure to hpv. ...Read more

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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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If a person contracts hpv and received the gardasil shot can they still give their virus to your partner ? ( no warts)

If a person contracts hpv and received the gardasil shot can they still give their virus to your partner ? ( no warts)

If still infectedYes: If person clears of HPV ( no longer infected ) will not infect others as as no longer infected. Mostly 4 sub types are responsible , if infected by one , vaccination will prevent other 3 types. Usually vaccinated much younger than 23 yrs , you are at upper age limit for vaccination. ...Read more

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If I have the HPV virus and my doctor gave me the shot for it, will it cure it right away?

If I have the HPV virus and my doctor gave me the shot for it, will it cure it right away?

Unfortunately, no.: All the currently available injections for hpv are for prevention of hpv infection, and are designed to be administered before one gets exposed to hpv. It's effectiveness in those people who already have hpv is not proven. ...Read more

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I know someone who has HPV virus of the anus and i accidentally ate ice cream off of a spoon she did. i haven't had the guard shot yet, can i catch it?

No: There are germs like chickenpox that you can catch if you are in the same room for half an hour, but this is not one of them. HPV requires direct skin to skin contact with the infected source. It is fine for you to be around her. ...Read more

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What are the cons of the gardisil shot? Is this vaccine injecting u with the HPV virus?

No Cons: The Gardasil shot is a vaccine that protects you against two low risk hpv types and two high risk types of hpv. The vaccine does not contain any virus. It is quite safe. In my opinion, there is no downside except cost as insurance companies in my state do not cover Gardasil over the age of 26. ...Read more

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Can i get HPV from HPV vaccine? Is it possible for the HPV vaccine shot to give me the HPV virus? .

No, : No, you cannot get hpv from the hpv vaccination. The hpv vaccination prevents the virus, and prevents the types of cancer that the virus can cause, such as vaginal, rectal, and oral cancers. ...Read more

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I received the HPV shots back in High School. Does that mean I cannot get the virus? My doctor is afraid I might have it in my throat.

Not exactly: There are over 40 different types of HPV virus. The Cervarix vaccine is a vaccine against HPV types 16 & 18. The Gardasil vaccine is a vaccine against HPV types 6, 11, 16, & 18. These were chosen because 16 & 18 are the most common cause of Cervical Cancer while 6 and 11 are the most common cause of genital warts. The vaccine doesn't protect against the less common types. Best wishes. ...Read more

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How do they find the HPV virus?

How do they find the HPV virus?

Visible lesions: If you are a male, the lesions are diagnosed by visualizing the lesions. In females, these lesions are diagnosed with a pap smear or by visibly seeing the lesions. ...Read more

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What is HPV virus?

What is HPV virus?

HPV: Hpv is the most common sexually transmitted disease affecting up to 70% of the population. Although most infections resolve on their own it can lead to genital warts, abnormal pap smears and cancers of the cervix, vagina, anus, rectum, vulva, penis and throat. ...Read more

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Do the guys body clear the HPV virus also?

Do the guys body clear the HPV virus also?

Yes: Most HPV infections, including carcinogenic HPV genotypes, typically resolve within 6 to 12 months. In a small number of cases there is persistent infection. You can transmit the infection even if you do not have visible lesions. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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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