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What should you know about human papillomaviruses (hpv)?

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Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Can cause disease

Hpv is a group of viruses that can cause warts, venereal warts and cancer.
Some types of hpv are benign. There is an excellent vaccine that can prevent infection and cancer available for young men and women.

In brief: Can cause disease

Hpv is a group of viruses that can cause warts, venereal warts and cancer.
Some types of hpv are benign. There is an excellent vaccine that can prevent infection and cancer available for young men and women.
Dr. Dan Fisher
Dr. Dan Fisher
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2 doctors agree

In brief: Avoid if possible

One of the most common stds.
Sexually transmitted. About 70% of sexually active americans are carriers. See a doc if you think you have it. For more: www.Peedoc.Com @thepeedoc.

In brief: Avoid if possible

One of the most common stds.
Sexually transmitted. About 70% of sexually active americans are carriers. See a doc if you think you have it. For more: www.Peedoc.Com @thepeedoc.
Dr. Roscoe Nelson
Dr. Roscoe Nelson
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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine
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In brief: CausesCancer/Prevent

HPV Virus is Human Pappiloma Virus is a family of viruses that infect humans and cause infection in mucus membrane and skin.
It can cause warts in some people and can cause cancer of the cevix,vagina,penis,anus and mouth.HPV16&18 cause 2/3 of cancers. The infection can be prevented by active immunization with HPV Vaccine,sexual abstinence and use of condoms

In brief: CausesCancer/Prevent

HPV Virus is Human Pappiloma Virus is a family of viruses that infect humans and cause infection in mucus membrane and skin.
It can cause warts in some people and can cause cancer of the cevix,vagina,penis,anus and mouth.HPV16&18 cause 2/3 of cancers. The infection can be prevented by active immunization with HPV Vaccine,sexual abstinence and use of condoms
Dr. Yash Khanna
Dr. Yash Khanna
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