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How can you get papiloma virus?

How can you get papiloma virus?

Intimate contact: The human papilloma virus is a sexually transmitted disease. Intimate sexual contact is the mode of transmission. Unfortuanately condoms are not 100% effective at preventing transmission. ...Read more

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A virus is a small infectious agent that can replicate only inside the living cells of an organism. Viruses can infect all types of organisms, from animals and plants ...Read more


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Can you still get papiloma virus even in a monogamous relationship? Or can you just get that when you have multiple sex partners?

Can you still get papiloma virus even in a monogamous relationship? Or can you just get that when you have multiple sex partners?

(1) Yes, (2) No: Yes, a person can get human papilloma virus from one other person, if the other person has the virus. No, a person doesn't need multiple partners to get hpv. For example, a person with 5 partners over the years, won't get hpv from any of them if the 5 did not have hpv. This is one reason all non-sexually-active teen girls should be vaccinated (in case their future husbands have hpv). ...Read more

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Is cervix or vagina human papiloma virus contagious to my baby during birth?

Is cervix or vagina human papiloma virus contagious to my baby during birth?

HPV Virus&pregnancy: Even thogh the baby may be exposed to the virus, but in most cases hpv virus does not affect the developing baby, and the transmiision is uncommon. ...Read more

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What is HPV [human papilloma virus]?

What is HPV [human papilloma virus]?

An infection.: Hpv (human papilloma virus) is an infectious organism. It is a dna virus that is spread by human to human contact including sexual contacts. Some high risk strains of this virus are associated with cervical, vaginal, anal, and oral warts, precancers and cancers. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if my pap smear results were ok, can I still develop papilloma virus later on?

Can you tell me if my pap smear results were ok, can I still develop papilloma virus later on?

Yes, HPV is sexually: Transmitted. There is a large number of variants of hpv and if you are sexually active, you could get a virus even after a clean pap. ...Read more

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How can th HPV human papilloma virus effect men?

Often no symptoms...: Most men with hpv infection have no signs or symptoms. Hpv can infect the skin of the penis / scrotum / perianal areas and can cause warts, but many male patients who have hpv have no symptoms. Hpv can also cause dysplasia (precancer) and true cancer at these sites. In addition, hpv can infect the lips, oral cavity, tongue / tonsils and can cause warts, precancer, and cancer in these sites too. ...Read more

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In what viral group is human papilloma virus classified?

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

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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