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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? Is HPV dangerous? Can you get HPV non sexually? Is HPV curable? What kills HPV virus? Should I be worried if I have HPV? What happens if you are HPV positive? Can you get HPV from a toilet seat? What should I eat if I have HPV? Can a faithful couple get HPV? Can men get tested for HPV? How did I get HPV if I am a virgin?

human papillomavirus

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.

Is the most common sexually transmitted infection (STI).

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, but can still infect others through sexual contact.

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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.

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    TREATMENTS

    There’s no cure for the virus and warts may go away on their own.
    Treatment focuses on removing the warts.

    • 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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