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conditions we treat human papillomavirus: HPV

FREQUENT QUESTIONS

What is the human papillomavirus? How is it transmitted? Does the condom protect against HPV? What are the main risk factors for HPV infection? Does the vaccine work and when should I apply it? Does HPV affect men and women equally? Is there a treatment for HPV?

VPH

human papillomavirus

It’s a family of viruses of more than 100 subtypes, of which 15 have a high risk for the development of cancer. Types 16 and 18 are the high-risk papilloma viruses that most frequently cause cancer, and 6 type is the most frequent low-risk, causing genital warts.

This type of virus can cause cancer of:

  • Cervix, vagina, vulva
  • Anus
  • Penis
  • Pharyngeal
  • WHO CAN TREAT OR DIAGNOSE
    THE DISEASE

    An urologist or a gynecologist

    DIAGNOSTIC METHODS

    Laboratory tests or image diagnosis

    urologo en guadalajara A physical examination with magnifying glasses is performed in the office to help us identify the lesions.
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    • CRP test
    • Pap smear

    A physical examination with magnifying glasses is performed in the office to help us identify the lesions.

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    • CRP test
    • Pap smear

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    SYMPTOMS

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    Immunity

    Many of the patients can build immunity against the virus and never develop lesions.
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    Injuries

    In patients that do generate lesions, they will appear as warts that can appear in the genital area or in some other region of the body.

    TREATMENTS

    • Cryotherapy (freezing warts)
    • Laser destruction
    • Fulguration with electrocautery

    Men treatments

    If the problem get advanced in some cases it is necessary:

    Penis amputation for penile cancer •
    Cone or hysterectomy •

    Woman treatments

    If the problem get advanced in some cases it is necessary:

     

    • Hysterectomy
    • Cervical cone

    CARE AND SUPPORT

    Vaccination is very effective in preventing the development of cancer, as well as in preventing the appearance of lesions

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