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I came out positive with HPV sadly. Does it go away on its own? What is it?

HPV. This is a virus which causes warts. Some strains are prone to induce cervical cancer and you should be checked frequently by your gynecologist to make sure that changes are not present. Get gardasil, the hpv vaccine, and also get yourself checked to make sure you don't have any other stds. Be careful and have only protected sex, it is dangerous out there. Best wishes. Read more...

How does HPV go away?

Often spontaneously. Human papillomavirus - hpv - isnow very common among young adults in the usa, with over 100 different sub-types known. In many persons, it spontaneously disappears entirely. In some, it persists and can lead to dysplasia (abnormal cells) or cancer. Other sub-types are associated with warts. A health care professional can provide treatment that can help specific lesions resolve. Read more...

Does HPV ever go away?

Might,however. The HPV represent a family of dozens of virus strains that have a pattern of staying within an infected host forever. For some that have easily recognized features like the warts, it is obvious when they become inactive.(disappear) However, they also may reappear years later. Some strains may never come out of their hiding places, but I always assume they could. Some probably never do. Read more...

Does HPV go away over time?

Maybe. Hpv is human pappiloma virus. It causes visible warts and times non-visible warts. Hpv is a known cause of cervical cancer and other cancers. As the body recognizes the virus, one could become devoid of the warts. They usually persist at some level or stage. If young, make sure you are vaccinated, both male and female. Practice safe sex. Get gyn checks and pap smears as per guidelines. Read more...

Why does HPV go away in most men than women?

Two issues. First, am not sure that your assumption that hpv clears more readily in men than women is necessarily correct, but assuming for the sake of argument that it is, it may be related to hormonal influences, and to the fact that detection in women may require invasive examination. Read more...

Does HPV in males go away after a few years or not?

No. Hpv infection is life long, once you get it , it is with you all your life.Warts may be removed but it is only the outside lesion '.Its effects are long lasting. There is no blood test available.Hpv has many types, few of them cause cervical cancer in women, others cause throat cancer. The new vaccine , is only for prevention not a treatment. These vaccines are suppose to be taken by young girls. Read more...

How do you treat hpv? And does it completely go away?

HPV can be treated. Hpv is so common that 70-80% of young women have or have had hpv. Most of the time it causes no long-term problem and the immune system will get rid of it in most people, as with any virus. There is debate about whether or not it can return, or do you just get a different "strain". If a wart is present, topical application of acid by a doctor or prescription medication for home use can help. Read more...

HPV & HSV2 are both contracted via skin contact. Why does HSV2 enter the bloodstream & HPV doesn't? Why does HPV go away eventually but HSV stay?

Germ behavior. First, HPV doesn't really go away, symptoms like warts can clear, but the germ usually goes into hibernation and can return later. It has a tissue preference to live on or near surfaces, not enter the blood. HSV can erupt on skin surfaces and enter the blood, it can also clear, hibernate and return. These are cousin germs, but they behave differently, that's just the way it is. Read more...