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Doctor insights on: Most Common Hpv

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Can HPV be cured or is it only treated ??

Can HPV be cured or is it only treated ??

HPV: HPV is a very common virus and there are many strains. Only a few of them are associated with cervical cancer for the female. Once you have the virus it will stay in your system. There is no treatment for the virus. The best prevention at this time is to get the HPV vaccine prior to sexual activity to prevent you from contracting the virus. Screening pap smears is important to look for changes. ...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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What the most common HPV symptoms?

What the most common HPV symptoms?

Warts: There are various genotypes of hpv which can cause warts or condylomata in various places. ...Read more

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What is the most common treatment/cure for HPV for men over 20?

What is the most common treatment/cure for HPV for men over 20?

Several options...: Hpv therapy falls into two general categories. The first is direct destruction of visible lesions using either cryosurgery (freezing), mild acids, podophyllum, electrosurgery ("cauterization") or laser. The second is prescription topical medications used to destroy the lesions and/or eliminate the virus. These include Aldara (imiquimod) cream, veregan ointment and condylox (podofilox) gel. ...Read more

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Why is HPV so common?

Asymptomatic: Hpv is so common because many people have it without even knowing it - they have no symptoms of it. And it's passed through sexual contact, so that makes for a very common std. ...Read more

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Can you tell me is oral HPV common in women ?

Can you tell me is oral HPV common in women ?

HPV in Women: 96% of americans are exposed to at least one of the hpv strains by the time they are 26. The bigger story in women is that this problem manifests first in their cervix. Oral hpv is real. But, there is no test or treatment yet. But, we can follow this in the pap smears. All humans, regardless of their age or gender or exposure history should have the hpv vaccination. ...Read more

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What are the chances I'll get hpv? Is it common?

What are the chances I'll get hpv? Is it common?

It is common but: If one is sexually active and has multiple partners than the risk of HPV infection is very high If a college woman has at least one different partner per year for four years,her likelihood of contacting HPV infection is 85% It can be prevented by sexual abstinence,use of condom,monogonous relationship and by HPV Vaccine ...Read more

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How common is hpv? I am really embarrassed that I have HPV and don't want to tell anyone, but i've read it's pretty common. How many people have hpv? .

Per : Per the centers for disease control and prevention (cdc), every year there are approximately 4.6 million new cases of human papillomavirus in people ages 15 through 24. I read that at least 50 percent of sexually active men and women contract hpv at some point in their lives. ...Read more

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Can a HPV shot protect me from common warts?

Can a HPV shot protect me from common warts?

No: There are 99 species of the hpv and one species has little to do with the other. The hpv vaccine is limited to only one species of hpv, which is not the one that causes common warts we get on the skin. Warts can be pretty frustrating, so be persistent under the care of a dermatologist. ...Read more