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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?

What is hpv?

HPV: Human papillomavirus! it is a very common group of viruses, and many people carry them. There are many types, including ones that cause common warts, genital warts and cervcal cancer. ...Read more

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What is. Hpv?

What is. Hpv?

Group Of Viruses: 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 preventable by HPV Vaccine ...Read more

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What is hpv?

What is hpv?

Group Of Viruses: 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 preventable by HPV Vaccine ...Read more

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What is HPV?

What is HPV?

Group Of Viruses: 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 preventable by HPV Vaccine ...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 virus?

What is HPV virus?

HPV: Hpv is the most common sexually transmitted disease affecting up to 70% of the population. Although most infections resolve on their own it can lead to genital warts, abnormal pap smears and cancers of the cervix, vagina, anus, rectum, vulva, penis and throat. ...Read more

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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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What is a pappilloma?

What is a pappilloma?

Here: The word papilloma, according to dermatologists, is synonymous with what some people call skin tags. ...Read more

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What is HPV ?

What is HPV ?

Human papillomavirus: More than 100 varieties of human papillomavirus exist. Different types of hpv infection can cause warts on different parts of your body. For example, some types of hpv infection cause plantar warts on the feet, while other varieties of hpv infection are responsible for the warts that most commonly occur on the hands or face. Some on the genital areas also. ...Read more

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What is hpv ?

What is hpv
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Human papillomavirus: HPV is a virus. There are over 100 types, most of which (but not all) are sexually transmitted and infect the genital area. A few strains can cause genital warts and cancers of the cervix, genital skin, anus, and throat, but even these usually don't progress to cancer. HPV is very common; everybody gets it. Vaccine prevents infection with 9 of the most troublesome types. Discuss w/ your doctor. ...Read more

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Can HPV be cured or is it only treated ??

HPV: Hi, most of HPV infections are cleared by the body within 2 years. There is currently no specific treatment for HPV infection. But there is vaccine approved for use in women and men to prevent the high risk HPVs. ...Read more

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What is HPV and how is it giving ?

What is HPV and how is it giving ?

Vaccine: Hello! If you are referring to the HPV (Human Papilloma Virus) vaccine it is given by injection in 3 seperate doses over a 6 month period. The HPV disease is commonly referred to as Genital Warts and is sexually transmitted and a leading cause of cervical cancer. Talk to your Gyne Doc, and always practice safe sex. Good Luck! ...Read more

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What is std?

What is std?

Sexually Transmitted: Sexually Transmitted Disease. A person who does sexual-type activities with another person can give or receive (or both) germs that cause certain infections or diseases. Such diseases are called sexually transmitted diseases or sexually transmitted infections (STI). Usually, one can only catch an infection if the other person has that particular germ at the time of the sexual activities. ...Read more

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What is papiloma?

What is papiloma?

Benign growth: A papilloma is a branching or lobulated growth or tumor originating from the outermost layer of skin.It is the term often used to describe warty growths. ...Read more

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What is papillaris vulvae? Is it deadly? A std?

What is papillaris vulvae? Is it deadly? A std?

This is: This is pieces of skin on the vulvae that look like warts. See a dermatologist to make sure. ...Read more

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What is a cervical smear test? Is it easy?

Check for cancer: A pap smear is a test that is used to screen women for cervical cancer. First, the doc will ask you to undress from the waist down and lie on the table with your feet propped up. The doc will then insert a speculum into the vagina, which opens up so the cervix can be visualized. Next, the doc uses a brush to take a small sample of the cells lining the cervix, and the procedure is done. ...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 exactly is hpv? How contagious is it?

What exactly is hpv? How contagious is it?

Human papilloms viru: Hpv stands for human papilloma virus which is a polyoma virus causing infection of the skin and mucous membranes. There are well ober 100 serological types a few of which can cause cancer especially in the cervix. It is modestly contagious and requires some contact with an infected person or fomite in a susceptible person. ...Read more

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What is HPV and why isn't there a cure for it?

What is HPV and why isn't there a cure for it?

Human papiloma virus: The hpv are a group of more than 100 viruses, some of which cause problems in humans.Two strains are known to cause genital warts and 2 or more strains are associated with cervical, anal& penile cancer. It is spread through skin to skin contact with surfaces shedding the virus.HPV is a family of viruses that have the ability to hibernate in your tissues for years and reactivate later. ...Read more

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