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How would a doctor treat himself if he had human papillomavirus?
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
3 doctors agree
In brief: No treatment
There is no effective treatment for this viral infection.

In brief: No treatment
There is no effective treatment for this viral infection.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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1 doctor agrees
In brief: Excision
If the lesions are seen on the penis, then excision and fulguration is recommended.
An alternative is to use a topical medication to help kill the virus. If concerned as a woman, a pap smear is definitely needed to evaluate for early cancer.

In brief: Excision
If the lesions are seen on the penis, then excision and fulguration is recommended.
An alternative is to use a topical medication to help kill the virus. If concerned as a woman, a pap smear is definitely needed to evaluate for early cancer.
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
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