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HPV type 81 in women. How serious? Worst case scenario? Where HPV come from?! Two people no HPV can create HPV? Completely cure? Ever come back?

HPV type 81 in women. How serious? Worst case scenario? Where HPV come from?! Two people no HPV can create HPV? Completely cure? Ever come back?

HPV18 or 81?: I wonder if you mean HPV18, not 81. HPV18 is quite common and one of the major cancer-causing HPV types. If truly type 81, it's probably unimportent. Two people cannot "create" HPV"; it was acquired sexually from someone else. Most HPV infections are cleared by the immune system and do not come back, and even high risk types rarely progress to cancer. Get vaccinated! ...Read more

Dr. Arthur Balin
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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 received the results of HPV typing and I'm positive for LR57/71, HR 56, HR 66/68. Is there a cure? Does it go away?

Follow doc's advice: Almost all HPV infections are cleared by the immune system, usually 1-2 yr. Viral DNA may persist with chance of later recurrence, but for practical purposes the infection is gone. More important than HPV itself is whether you have dysplasia (pre-cancer cells) of the cervix or other infected area. Even high-risk HPV rarely leads to actual cancer. Follow doc's advice about treatment and follow-up. ...Read more

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I received the results of HPV viral typing and I'm positive for HPV LR57/71 HPV HR 56 HPV HR 66/68 Is there anything I can do to stop HPV.And partner?

I received the results of HPV viral typing and I'm positive for
HPV LR57/71
HPV HR 56
HPV HR 66/68
Is there anything I can do to stop HPV.And partner?

HPV: HPV 56,66/68 are high risk strains for cervical cancer, using a female condom would prevent skin contact and spread of HPV, also using Microbicides A 2005 review article suggested that several inexpensive chemicals might serve to block HPV transmission if applied to the genitals prior to sexual contact. Carrageenan which is a sexual lubricant brand may prevent spread of HPV ...Read more

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What percent of women with the bad types of HPV down there get them in their mouth too?

What percent of women with the bad types of HPV down there get them in their mouth too?

Unknown: I have not seen a statistic on oral hpv. It is however on the increase along with anal hpv. Part of the increase is due to more awareness of physicians to look for these problems. ...Read more

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If a woman is infected with hpv type 6 and has 2 genital warts can the infection be passed on to a man if he only used his fingers?

If a woman is infected with hpv type 6 and has 2 genital warts can the infection be passed on to a man if he only used his fingers?

Yes: HPV can be transmitted through sexual contact, without penile penetration. You may consult this site for more information. http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/pubs/pinkbook/hpv.html ...Read more

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Can women give HPV to men?

Can women give HPV to men?

Yes: Hpv is everywhere and most people have at least one strain of it. It is pretty easily transmitted from either gender to any sexual partner. ...Read more

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How do women first get hpv?

How do women first get hpv?

Mostly from sexual: Hpv is mostly transmitted via sexual transmitted disease. Although women can get it from non-sexual transmission but the incidence is very low. ...Read more

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Can a woman pass HPV to a man?

Yes: That is why we're now recommending that teenaged boys get vaccinated against HPV. ...Read more

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What does HPV look like on women?

Usually not visible: Most people who have hpv have no visible lesions. But if you have visible lesions, they will be firm raised lesions that may itch some. They can range from very small to very large. ...Read more

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What percentage of women have hpv?

About 50%: 90% of the women infected with hpv manage to clear the infection. The prevlence rate depends on the number of sexual partners. At a given time 40-50% have hpv infection with some strain. Vaccination is available against the strains most responsible for cervical cancer. ...Read more