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The HPV Vaccination Debate
disease in the United States is the human papilloma virus , also known as HPV . This destructive virus causes ..... of women have been exposed to HPV . The virus is passed by direct ..... your body mount immunity against HPV . It covers only four of the more
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by the herpes virus —most often ..... presence of the herpes virus in people's ..... prevalence of the herpes virus itself. "Most ..... as we age, the herpes virus begins moving ..... ulcers and when the human papilloma virus was suspected
for a lot of patients. On HPV as she sexually transmitted ..... identify the presence of an HPV . Associated associated changes ..... Dad doesn't mean that the virus it disappears it's much ..... time yeah that your same at HPV is basically is basically
got asked after school best. We ports you had some concerns about HPV . And the idea you know all the different strains. And I think her main question and maybe you can help me answer this is that if you if she tested. Negative not on the pap smear but on the actual test for HPV . Does that mean that she is. Is that it's never gonna come back that it's that it's gonna or what does that mean. It's a very commonly asked question Laura and one that -- a lot of anxiety for a lot of patients. On HPV as she -- sexually transmitted disease so common that 50% of adolescents who engage in sexual activity have been exposed to it to me. Dad does not necessarily mean that you'll come up on the pap smear screening but the new way of performing any pap test which is a test for. Screening for cervical cancer didn't by using their liquid mediums and -- A preparation automatically will identify the presence of an HPV . Associated associated changes. If a person in. Has. Been recently affected arm. And it'll show up it often. In an immune competent host meaning and healthy person with a healthy immune system -- Can actually disappear. Dad doesn't mean that the virus it disappears it's much like any other viral infection once infected there is a presence of that virus is. His magic does then I gave Susan this information because I was saying that I didn't think it was like herpes like where it's basically bear for ever and can. And can have a break out at any time yeah that your same at HPV is basically is -- basically the air but not necessarily in clinically relevant or detectable amounts. So could she get re infected
at what was previously felt was that the natural history of positive HPV HPV exposure. To a bit tight. And development of cancer. Did. -- the latent period during that period between get exposure and possible.
claimants sells anti hey Eric is that is that part of all HPV packed into what risk does not have to be in the -- as a man He. A consequence of just have and a host of other inflammatory conditions not on not HVV but the beauty of liquid. Pap test is that. We do test for HB -- if you haven't ask us and your HPV test is negative it definitely should be managed conservatively. You can hear the doctor Laura Berman show every week day on Oprah
Cervical Cancer Prevention and the HPV Vaccine
be early in particular view we now have HPV testing where we really can't tell women spirits negative your high risk HPV is negative. You're very Amal are both ..... vaccinated to eliminate transmission of. HPV and you answer you recommend absolutely
cancer is diagnosed should be early in particular view we now have HPV testing where we really can't tell women -- -- spirits negative your high risk HPV is negative. You're very -- Amal are both -- risk of developing cervical cancer and ultimately our primary prevention we actually have a back to vaccines and the market. Where women going and young girls even before their sexually active can be vaccinated to eliminate transmission of. HPV and you answer you recommend absolutely and I tried to get nice thirteen year I talked about it before hand that he's
same thing here they -- -- dared to a different vaccines both HPV vaccines. I'm server Rex is more of its cervical cancer prevention vaccine that's the guard is still is are also but it also covers the vaccine types that are HPV -- that also constant award would you get one or the other. Are you to get it depends on the opposite would probably get one or the other -- -- -- -- And am. And it prevents I forget how many different strains of HPV that they present a like number 70% has strains that cause seated -- which cost 70% of cervical cancers both vaccines. --
in -- other -- just today we we know the benefit of HPV vaccination -- for cervical cancer but vaginal cancer ballpark answer probably anal cancer probably oral cancers. It's -- really when you --
Human Papillomavirus (HPV ) and Genital Cancers
do now. That data anal intercourse. Ian HPV especially and then of men. Is is is increasing ..... they had to go not to for the break. Can HPV affect a women a woman's menstrual cycle ..... so I'm thinking that this you know has HPV but if she has HPV . She. May be more likely
accident a week. But we do now. That data anal intercourse. Ian HPV especially and then -- -- of men. Is is is increasing. On in that concerns. And it seems to be increase saying
listener but they had to go not to for the break. Can HPV affect a women a woman's menstrual cycle and lead to lots of bleeding you know the answer to that. The answer as
is significantly greater so I'm thinking that this -- you know has HPV but if she has HPV . She. May be more likely to have chlamydia. As you mentioned -- gonorrhea. Have urgent Arab whenever general testing recommendations that you
Why You Might be Able to Skip Your Pap Smear This Year
that will go away on its own. Next: What type of HPV you should worry about, and what type is really ..... short interval Pap smear is always the next step. HPV changes Human Papilloma Virus ( HPV ) is responsible for dysplasia and cervical cancers
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declared the H1N1 influenza virus —commonly known as swine flu —a global pandemic ..... 000 deaths from flu complications in ..... commonly known as bird flu . While the United ..... escape? The H5N1 virus never mutated into
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