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Your age may be one of the more important determinants in whether HPV testing is recommended. Among younger women, infections with HPV are very...
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This vaccine is highly effective in preventing four types of human papillomavirus, or HPV, in young women who have not been previously exposed to HPV...
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First, I'm sorry to hear you have been diagnosed with human papillomavirus (HPV), but I'm glad to hear you're getting regular pap smears...
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Based on the type of HPV, you may or may not have visible genital warts.Common HPV types 6 and 11 produce visible warts. These warts may go away on...
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It is important for girls to get human papillomavirus, or HPV, vaccine before they become sexually active. The vaccine is most effective for...
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While there is no cure for human papillomavirus, the good news is the infection often clears on its own. If it does not, and treatment is needed...
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I'm sorry you're dealing with an abnormal Pap smear result. Before I get to your questions about HPV, let's back up for just a moment.An...
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It's sad to say, but there is a huge possibility that the guy with whom you have had...
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The HPV tests on the market are only used to help screen women at certain ages and with certain Pap test findings, for cervical cancer. There is no...
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The vaccine is given in a series of three injections over a six-month period. The second and third doses should be given at two and six months...
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HPV is transmitted via skin to skin contact, so you will transmit them. Also, there are a number of different strains of HPV. But a few very...
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HPV is passed on through genital contact, most often during vaginal and anal sex. HPV may also be passed on during oral sex and genital-to-genital...
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Children can get HPV from their mother during a vaginal birth, if the mother is infected. HPV on the outside of the skin can be transmitted to others...
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Yes, Protected sex always. Even with oral sex for your partner, that is him doing you. There has been a significant increaase of Oral Cancers in...
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There are many different types of HPV, so you can get infected again. Here is more info on HPV http://www.webmd.com/sexual-conditions/hpv-genital...