Does removing uterus eliminates HPV from my body?? Tested positive HPV16 & others. Don't want to do all follow ups and worry about cervical cancer.

No. A hysterectomy doesn't eliminate the HPV virus. It can still live in the Vagina and area around the vagina. Even though there is no antibiotic to get rid of it, the immune system of most women will clear it in a few years. Best wishes!

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