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What is hpv? What exactly is HPV and what causes it?

What is hpv? What exactly is HPV and what causes it?

HPV is a virus: Hpv is human papilloma virus that can be transmitted during sex. The virus causes pre cancerous conditions of the cervix, vagina, or vulva. Over time, if not treated, these skin changes can develop into cervical or vaginal or vulvar cancer. Many people have hpv but have no symptoms. As of right now there is no medicine to get rid of hpv once it is there. ...Read more

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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
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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 is HPV and its causes?

What is HPV and its causes?

Virus STD: Hpv is virus , causing genitals disease on both men and women causing different kind of manifestation , genital warts, anal, cervical and some cases oral pharyngeal cancer. There is vaccine available. More info may be you find http://www.Cdc.Gov/hpv/. ...Read more

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What is HPV and what causes it in a guy?

What is HPV and what causes it in a guy?

Virus: Human papillomavirus is a family of over 100 viruses. They mainly cause warts. In women they are the major cause of cervical cancer. In men they are the major cause of scrotal, penile and anal cancer. They also cause a fatal respiratory disease in newborns. It is caught and passed on inn various ways. The genital form obviously as std. ...Read more

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What is dermatofibroma? What causes it and what are its symptoms?

What is dermatofibroma? What causes it and what are its symptoms?

Skin bump: Harmless. If you want, it is easy to remove. I suspect that some result from bug bites but nobody knows. If you pinch a DF, the upper skin above the lesion will dimple unlike other skin lesions. ...Read more

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Asparational pneumonia, what is it and what causes it?

Asparational pneumonia, what is it and what causes it?

Aspiration pneumonia: This occurs when some one has got the stomach contents going into the lungs. Happens in unconscious patients , stroke patients or anaesthetised patients who cannot protect their airways. The stomach contents are acidic and invoke a strong inflammatory reaction . Also some bacteria may be saved from the aspirated vomitus to make things worse. ...Read more

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What is progeria and what causes it?

What is progeria and what causes it?

Supportive care: This rare pattern of premature aging is caused by a random new genetic mutation. Assessment and confirmantion of any such DX by a geneticist is imperitive. Most work with a team of specialists who can monitor the DX specific healthrisks & provide guidence for your local source of care.They can also help you find support groups & other parents in the same situation. ...Read more

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What is streptococcus and what causes it ?

What is streptococcus and what causes it ?

Streptococcus: It is a bacteria, there are different group of this bacteria ( group a, b, c...), some of them can cause pneumonia , sore throat ( strep throat), urinary tract infection etc..., you can get them from someone who is already infected , or breathing droplets(droplets from sneezing, coughing ) that are contains the bacteria, strep can cause , pink eye, meningitis, erysipela, "flesh-eating" infections. ...Read more

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What is goiter and what causes it to grow?

What is goiter and what causes it to grow?

Thyroid enlargement: A goiter is an enlarged thyroid. Most cases are not cancer (but a doc needs to examine you and probably do an ultrasound). The most common cause in the usa is living in an area that has soil that is deficient in iodine. Many goiters seem to run in families. At least 5% of all women have some nodules in their thyroid and this goes up to nearly half if screened with ultrasound. ...Read more

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What is typhus and what causes it? And how to cure it

What is typhus and what causes it? And how to cure it

Typhus: There are several kinds of typhus, all caused by organisms in the rickettsia genus. It's transmitted to humans by fleas, ticks, and parasites on the skin of flying squirrels. It's treated with doxycycline. We don't see much typhus in the U.S., but there are occasional cases of epidemic or sylvatic typhus here. ...Read more

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What is enterococcus, and what it causes. Can this be cured?

What is enterococcus, and what it causes. Can this be cured?

A Bacteria: Enterococcus is a genus of gram positive bacteria with multiple species. The bacteria generally live commensally in our intestines. However, there are certain strains that have become resistant to many antibiotics and can cause serious illness and need treatment by an infectious disease specialist. ...Read more

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What is gastritis and what causes it in vegan?

What is gastritis and what causes it in vegan?

Many causes: That you are a vegan is of little consequence. The most common cause of gastritis is helicobacter; alcohol and medications are also important, and worry / physical stress can produce a gastritis as well. If you are a vegan because of revulsion to factory farming, then i admire you greatly. ...Read more

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What is lichenoid and how is it treated and what is the cause?

What is lichenoid and how is it treated and what is the cause?

Lichenoid Dermatitis: It is believed that lichenoid dermatitis is caused by an allergic reaction to medication or other chemicals, or that it develops as a result of a viral infection. Treatment is to remove the cause and treat with topical prescription cortisone. ...Read more

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What is a cervical neuroma, what causes it? And how is it treated?

Benign nerve growth: A neuroma is a benign tumor or overgrowth of nerve cells which may grow from the nerve or be due to a focal injury. Neuromas can occur anywhere a nerve is. A cervical spine neuroma arises from nerves exiting the spine in the neck region. Many are small, and cause no problem. Larger ones or ones affecting muscle and pain function need evaluation. Your neurologist can help. ...Read more

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What is hpv? What cause it? Is it also true that cervix cancer is cause by HPV only?

HPV is a virus: Hpv is human papilloma virus. It causes chronic inflammation to the cells of the cervix and over a 15-20 year time course can cause cancer of the cervix. Over 99% of all cervical cancers are associated with hpv. ...Read more

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What is plaque and what causes it to form?

What is plaque and what causes it to form?

Saliva deposits: Dental tooth plaque is formed from deposits from your saliva. Some people have more such deposits than other people. It is a factor of your saliva. You can do proper toothbrushing to prevent a build-up of plaque deposits on your teeth. You can also use listerine plaque preventive mouthwash, which helps reduce the build-up with proper toothbrushing. If you get a lot of plaque go to the dentist. ...Read more

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What is Formication and how is it caused?

What is Formication and how is it caused?

FORMICATION: THIS IS A SOMEWHAT UNCOMMON DISORDER. IT IS THE FELING OF SOMETHING, LIKE ANTS, CREEPING OR CRAWLING OVER THE SKIN. IT IS A "TACTILE HALLUCINATION." CERTAIN DRUGS CAN CAUSE IT. ...Read more

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What is Mondors disease, what causes it and how is it treated?

What is Mondors  disease, what causes it and how is it treated?

See below: This is a term of thrombo-phlebitis of vein on the chest or abdomen. Breast disease is usual underlying issue. See this site for a picture and other info. http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1313969 ...Read more

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What causes a muscle knot and what is it exactly?

What causes a muscle knot and what is it exactly?

Could be...: A muscle spasm, or it could be an injury or tear in the muscle. Either way, if you have significant weakness in a muscle, or loss of range of motion of a joint, can't walk, or can't reach or hold a object in your hand, you should see a doctor without delay. Imple muscle knots or spasms are frequently related to too little or too much stretching of the muscles. Yoga or tai chi may abe helpful. ...Read more

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What is genital warts and what causes it?

What is genital warts and what  causes it?

Genital Warts: Genital warts are soft growths on the skin and mucus membranes of the genitals. They may be found on the penis, vulva, urethra, vagina, cervix, and around and in the anus. Genital warts are a sexually transmitted infection (sti).The virus that causes genital warts is called human papilloma virus (hpv). More than 70 different types of hpv exist. Certain types of hpv can lead to precancerous changes. ...Read more

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