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What is HPV in Medical Terms? Definition, Symptons, and Treatment for Human Papillomavirus

HPV stands for human papillomavirus which is also often referred to as genital warts. While this is not the sole cause of genital warts, the human papillomavirus can also cause serious forms of cancer. The majority of infections do not last long with 90% The HPV virusThe HPV virushaving no effect after two years. One way of determining if you have an infection is with a Pap smear or cervical exam. If you are diagnosed you must consult with your doctor for proper treatment; do not self medicate.

Disclaimer: This article is for informational purposes only. Please do not attempt to diagnose or treat yourself for these symptoms. If you do suspect that you are infected with this disease, then speak to a doctor about an appropriate treatment regimen.

by Rachel Bassett on Sat, 05/01/2010 - 12:21

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