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Doctor insights on: Long Term Effects Of Hpv

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What long term effects of the HPV vaccine are common?

What long term effects of the HPV vaccine are common?

Protection: The long term effects of the vaccine are protection against cervical, penile, throat and mouth cancers as well as lowering the risk of contracting genital warts. Protects unborn babies from exposure to the virus during birth. No long term problems/side effects have been linked to the vaccine. Only up-sides and no down-sides! ...Read more

Dr. William Singer
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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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What are the long-term complications of hpv?

What are the long-term complications of hpv?

Cancer: Hpv infections that linger in your body will put you at risk of developing cervical, vaginal, vulvar, and even throat cancer. If your immune system is healthy, these cancers are rare...But it is the most important reason to get good follow-up for hpv infections. ...Read more

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How long does HPV last?

How long does HPV last?

Unique to patient...: Duration of hpv infections are unique to each patient. An "average" person may clear an hpv infection in a couple of years; however, complete clearance depends upon the strain of hpv, immune status of the person, nutrition, and smoking (among other things). Cigarette smokers have a more difficult time with hpv. See a doc or visit a clinic for an exam and pap test with hpv dna test. Be well. ...Read more

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How long can HPV survive on underwear?

How long can HPV survive on underwear?

Here are some ...: HPV virus will still exist forever in underwear, but it will not get entrance to a person as long as there is no microscopic skin injury to allow HPV virus to get viable part of skin where it may establish its foothold to thrive and duplicate inside skin cells. At times, even getting entrance to skin does not mean one will be contracted because our body can fend it off by immune defense ability. ...Read more

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How long does an HPV outbreak typically last?

How long does an HPV outbreak typically last?

HPV: Hpv infections are often cleared in those under 30. In patients over 30, the hpv infections are often persistent. Effects of the hpv (ie, warts, dysplasia) may go away, but the hpv may remain in the body. ...Read more

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How long is it supposed to it take for herpes to show up and hpv?

How long is it supposed to it take for herpes to show up and hpv?

7-10 days and longer: Usually within 7-10 days following exposure to genital herpes a clinical response will occcure. Human papilloma virus or genital warts can take quite a bit longer. ...Read more

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How long does it normally take for HPV to cause abnormal papsmear?

How long does it normally take for HPV to cause abnormal papsmear?

Depends on patient..: Most people with hpv are asymptomatic and do not develop warty lesions. Some people with hpv will develop abnormal cells (dysplasia / precancer) over time. This is unique for each patient and depends upon the strain of hpv & the patient's immune system. For an "average" patient with a functioning immune system, it generally takes at least 2 to 3 years to show serious cell changes. ...Read more

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How long does it take for HPV warts to show up after initial contact?

Genital Warts: Although the majority of people infected with hpv never show any signs, some people will begin to start showing symptoms as little as 2 weeks after infection. ...Read more

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HPV positive since Feb/15, regular checkups & next HPV test in Feb/16. Was it reported that people got rid of it 100% in a year?? Or it takes longer?

HPV positive since Feb/15, regular checkups & next HPV test in Feb/16. Was it reported that people got rid of it 100% in a year?? Or it takes longer?

Some people clear it: Not everyone clears HPV, but it is true that young women (less than 21 years old) frequently totally clear the virus. It can clear in a few months or up to a year. However, not everyone clears the virus and your chances of clearing it decrease as you get older. The only way to know if you have cleared it is retesting. ...Read more