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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

Dr. Al Hegab
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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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Are there any natural remedies for hpv? To embarrassed to go see a doctor about it.

Are there any natural remedies for hpv? To embarrassed to go see a doctor about it.

Yes for topical HPV: Yes, small amounts of vinegar can be applied with a cotton tipped applicator to small, external genital condyloma, but usually a stronger, trichloroacetic acid solution is more effective at treating genital condyloma infections which are caused by hpv (human papilloma virus). Also, taking a daily multivitamin and eating a diet high in antioxidants can help boost one's immune system and fight hpv. ...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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Will i need to be concerned about my fiances HPV virus diagnosis?

Yes: Hpv is an infectious condition which is transmittable. You should be examined and refrain from intercourse until she is clear. ...Read more

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Could warts be a sign of the dangerous HPV virus?

There are a large #: Of different human papilloma viruses that cause warts on different areas of the body. Only some of the types are associated w cervical cancer. ...Read more

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Could my girlfriend carry the HPV viruses from gardasil and pass it on to me?

HPV spread sexually: The hpv virus is a sexually transmitted infection and it is spread sexually. The Gardasil vaccine does not give anyone the virus. It causes an immune response to protect against the virus. If your girlfriend has hpv she can spread it to you. Her having the vaccine can not hurt you. ...Read more

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Can saliva contain the HPV virus?

Can saliva contain the HPV virus?

Maybe, maybe not: Saliva may contain HPV, if someone has an oral HPV infection. However, saliva alone probably transmits HPV rarely if ever; more direct contact is necessary, like sexual (open mouth) kissing or oral sex. Transmission of oral HPV to partners is rare, however. Almost all infections are transmitted by direct genital-genital contact. ...Read more

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If someone with a h/o of HPV cervical dsyplasia is that we're the virus is located only.

If someone with a h/o of HPV cervical dsyplasia is that we're the virus is located only.

Can be just the cerv: Cervix that is the usual case or can also sometimes be in the vaginal tissue and or hopefully not the vulva - when hpv is on the vulva it usually forms vulvar warts which can be hard to treat , threre are many diffeent strains of hte hpv some attack the cervix some attack the vagina and vulva. ...Read more

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Is it true that human papilloma virus curable?

Not yet: While there is no cure for hpv, the good news is the infection often clears on its own. If it does not, and treatment is needed, there are many hpv treatment options. ...Read more

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What would be the latency period for HPV virus?

It varies: From initial contact with hpv, the latency period averages two to three months. However, the range for latency is one to approximately twenty months. This is for hpv virus infections that produce venereal warts. ...Read more

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How long can the human papilloma virus lay dormant?

How long can the human papilloma virus lay dormant?

Varies: Once cells are invaded by hpv, a latency (quiet) period of months to years may occur. The exact incubation time is unknown, but most investigators believe the incubation period is 3 months. It is now known that some hpv infections are actually transient and temporary, and that the body may actually eliminate the virus successfully. This is most likely when infected at a young age. ...Read more

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In what viral group is human papilloma virus classified?

HumanPapillomaVirus: Human papilloma viruses is the name of a large group of viruses. There are about 100 subtypes of human papilloma viruses; almost half can occasionally cause cancer. For example, the virus that causes ordinary skin warts (including plantar warts) is called hpv-1. Two others, hpv-16 and hpv-18, are responsible for a majority of cervical cancers and are components of both of the hpv vaccines. ...Read more

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Is an endometrial biopsy the same as a biopsy for HPV virus?

Is an endometrial biopsy the same as a biopsy for HPV virus?

No: Endometrial biopsy samples tissue from the endometrium, i always do a hysteroscopy when I do that, hpv is diagnosed on pap smear or hpv culture, or biopsy of a vulvar wart will show hpv. ...Read more

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Can chemotherapy kill the hpv virus? If it os there on the skin?

Can chemotherapy kill the hpv virus? If it os there on the skin?

See answer: Though chemotherapy is used for advanced HPV-related cancers, I am unaware of systemic chemotherapy being used for genital or skin HPV warts as, at present, risks and costs far outweigh benefits. There are a variety of topical treatments available for visible warts. Though there is no specific cure for HPV infection, most infections resolve on their own within 2 years via your own immune system. ...Read more

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What happens if I get my cervix removed will the HPV virus go away?

What happens if I get my cervix removed will the HPV virus go away?

Not necessarily: It is rarely necessary to remove the cervix to treat HPV or problems caused by it. Most HPV infections go away on their own. For severe HPV dysplasia, less drastic surgery, cautery, etc usually is sufficient. When the cervix is infected with HPV, the virus usually also has infected other tissues, like vagina, labia, etc. Treating the cervix does nothing for HPV at these sites. ...Read more

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How do I protect myself from my high risk HPV virus from getting worse?

How do I protect myself from my high risk HPV virus from getting worse?

If you already had: it , get it treated , If you did not take protective measures besides maintaining good hygiene . Vaccination is done for young girls only , as adult population already exposed to the virus.Speak to your doctor . ...Read more

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Is it possible to get the HPV virus even if you are not sexually active?

Is it possible to get the HPV virus even if you are not sexually active?

Not likely, but...: The hpv virus is very easily transmitted from person to person. Fingers, mouths, sharing sex toys without washing in between are all thought to be ways of transmitting hpv. ...Read more

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Why does the human papilloma virus target girls between 9 and 13 years old?

It doesn't: Genital infections with human papillomavirus (HPV) are sexually acquired; the virus doesn't "target" anybody until and unless they start to have intercourse. The HPV vaccines are recommended in people age 9-13 to be sure they are protected when they start to have sex, which often begins at age 14-18. In addition, the vaccine is most potent and maybe most effective at age 9-13. ...Read more

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Help can cryotherapy make the immune system wake up and suppress the HPV virus?

Help can cryotherapy make the immune system wake up and suppress the HPV virus?

Here are some ...: Cryo is to destroy or de-naturalize the cells within a lesion such as tumors with liquid argon or warts with liquid nitrogen. After such procedure, the targeted tissues are so destroyed or de-naturalized to become not good enough to act as an agent to incite immune response. So, I doubt cyro will do what you asked. Nonetheless, behind what we know always still hides a lot of what we don't know. ...Read more

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I have HPV virus, but i haven't done oral or anal sex , why do I have HPV virus?

I have HPV virus, but i haven't done oral or anal sex , why do I have HPV virus?

Very common...: You can get hpv from regular intercourse. Hpv is so common that at least 50% of sexually active men and women get it at some point in their lives. Most people with hpv do not develop symptoms or health problems from it. In 90% of cases, the body’s immune system clears hpv naturally within two years. Sometimes, hpv infections are not cleared and can cause genital warts or cervical cancer. ...Read more

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Why do they not want to include any older age groups for the HPV virus immunization?

FDA indications: When a company asks for permission to license a vaccine product it must gather testing reports to show effectiveness in the target populations (age, sex).Every age group tested provides unique problems.It's much easier to find negative hpv subjects in 10yo than 50 yo & prove the shot helped develop protective antibodies.Although the shot may help any adult, the approval comes for the target group. ...Read more

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Will my body rid the HPV virus on its own? suppose it is a high risk type. I am a man

Will my body rid the HPV virus on its own? suppose it is a high risk type. I am a man

Depends: This depends on how you define having hpv. The virus has active and dormant phases. If you are discussing the active phase, like genital warts, these often eventually go away or respond to treatments.However, the virus is from a family of viruses well known for going dormant in the host body with the potential for recurrence.You tend to have it forever, but it may never return to an active state. ...Read more

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Virus (Definition)

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Natural Remedies (Definition)

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