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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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Dr. Zahid Niazi
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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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I have HPV. Is it transmitted to my kids if I'm pregnant in the future? Is it harmful? How can I prevent it from transmitting if so? Help!

I have HPV. Is it transmitted to my kids if I'm pregnant in the future? Is it harmful? How can I prevent it from transmitting if so? Help!

Depends: The genital wart HPV can be passed during the birthing process if the mom is shedding virus.They may then show up on the babies genitals in their first 2+/- years and rarely may be found on the babies vocal cords. C section delivery prior to ruptured membranes would eliminate the possibility, but is rarely needed as most are not shedding continuously. ...Read more

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What are the chances of a woman with high risk HPV cervical dysplasia history transmitting it to the male by oral sex.

What are the chances of a woman with high risk HPV cervical dysplasia history transmitting it to the male by oral sex.

See answer: Sexual contact, including oral sex and deep kissing, can transmit hpv from one person to another. The likelihood of contracting oral hpv is directly associated with number of sexual partners a person has had. Condom use, even for oral sex is a prevention. ...Read more

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So if someone has hpv/genital warts can they just never have sex again w/o the possibility of transmitting it to someone else?

So if someone has hpv/genital warts can they just never have sex again w/o the possibility of transmitting it to someone else?

No: Insist that your lover use condom. Also the problem for the woman is that she might become infected and then the cells of her cervix might become cancerous. If the lady gets checked by having a "Pap" smear done of the cells of her cervix then you will pick up cases of cervical cancer early enough to treat it successfully. ...Read more

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If you are HPV positive as a female what does that mean for your male partner? What steps does he need to take?

HPV: You have the ability to transmit the hpv to your partner. Protection with a condom is essential to prevent spread of the disease. ...Read more

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I'm 25, is it still worthwhile to get the HPV shot?

I'm 25, is it still worthwhile to get the HPV shot?

Absolutely!: The hpv vaccine protects against a virus that is responsible not only for genital warts, but for almost all of cervical, penile, and anal cancers, as well as 70% of mouth and throat cancers. It's better to get the vaccine now rather than never! ...Read more

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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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