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Can HPV be cured or is it only treated ??

8 doctors weighed in
Dr. Gloria Fong
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Gloria Fong
Dr. Gloria Fong
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Dr. Leila Hashemi
Internal Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Leila Hashemi
Dr. Leila Hashemi
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Dr. Stephen Southard
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Remember

HPV is often spontaneously cleared by the human body, like in both the case of genital warts and cervical changes.

In brief: Remember

HPV is often spontaneously cleared by the human body, like in both the case of genital warts and cervical changes.
Dr. Stephen Southard
Dr. Stephen Southard
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