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I Just Found Out That I Have Hpv How Do I Get Rid Of It
Cannot Get Rid of It: There are no medications to get rid of of hpv. Non smokers with helathy immune systems tend to clear the infection over 6-9 months without treatment. Although most will clear on its own, hpv is a virus that has been shown to cause cervical, penile, anal and head/neck cancers. If you are a female, be sure to get yearly checkups with your gynecologist. If you are a male, use condoms. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Just found out I have highrisk hpv and cin1! Some say they will go away is that true? How long does it take?? How do i get rid of them quicker?
Why was pap done?: Immune system clears HPV, typically in several months. HPV DNA may persist and infection may reactivate years later, but usually doesn't. Why did you have a pap anyway? Paps are no longer recommended before age 25. If your HPV and CIN1 were never detected, they would have cleared on their own, with almost no cancer risk and none of this unnecessary worry. Get HPV vaccine, prevent future problems. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Nothing: Most people recover from hpv naturally, like recovering from other viral infections. However, if the infection persists, there are no good interventions to get rid of the virus. If you are a woman, it is very important that you have regular check ups and pap examinations. A vaccine is available to prevent common types of hpv infections. ...Read more
It is a virus that: Infects skin cells. It is also an std--is transmitted by sex. There are 100+ strains. Some infect the cervix --cause pre-cancer/cancer. Some infect the throat, anus or penis --cause pre-cancer/cancer. Infections are cleared by your immune system. Smoking or immunity problems slow this down. Persistent infections lead to pre-cancer or cancer. Vaccines, less partners & no smoking all help. ...Read more
Adjust expectations: HPV is a family of viruses tend too persist indefinitely in those who become infected. It is transmitted sexually from a partner shedding the virus.It may have no obvious symptoms and shed intermittently for years. Regular pap smears can identify pre-cancerous lesions that can be effectively treated. Some strains produce obvious warts which respond to treatments. ...Read more
HPV: This is one of those viruses that can stay with you but some people may never have symptoms. There is a vaccine against the more common types of this virus which is helpful against cervical cancer and genital warts that is now offered to preadolescent and young adults to reduce this virus infection in the public . ...Read more
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