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How long can HPV remain dormant in ones system? I had a recent issue with some genital warts and my partner and I have remained faithful.

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Dr. Paul Nowicki
Gynecology - Oncology

In brief: Long time

Most people (~86%) are able to clear hpv from their system in 3 years.
In rest it may remain for 10 years or longer. We don't know how to tell who's immune system will clear hpv and who is going to have it for a long time.

In brief: Long time

Most people (~86%) are able to clear hpv from their system in 3 years.
In rest it may remain for 10 years or longer. We don't know how to tell who's immune system will clear hpv and who is going to have it for a long time.
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