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Human Papillomavirus: Everything You Must Know

Human papillomavirus has to be one of the many viral infections that's taking the lives of many individuals. This virus is spread among people who have skin to skin contact and has over 100 variants. The variants are mostly transmitted through sexual activities and as such, people who are sexually active have a higher chance of contracting various variants of the virus. Some variants of HPV could lead to development of some certain infections like genital warts and cancer of the cervix anus and throat.

Symptoms

Most times, the human papillomavirus does not come with any form of symptoms or signs. According to a trusted source, 90% of human papillomavirus usually disappears after 2 years. But at the same time, the person could transmit it to other innocent victims.

Unfortunately, when this virus refuses to go away on its own, it could lead to devastating health conditions.

HPV is actually the leading cause of various degrees of cancers. The thing about cancer that evolved from HPV is that they do not show any signs or symptoms until they are in the latter stage, which is definitely very late.

HPV In Men

Men who contract HPV infection usually do not show symptoms but may have genital warts lurking around. The best thing you can do is to see the doctor if you notice any kinds of bumps on your private area/genitals. Just so you know, if proper care is not taken in time, it could lead to more devastating problems like cancer.

HPV In Women

A study showed that about 80% of women are bound to contract at least one HPV infection in their lifetime. HPV virus in a woman could come and go like nothing happened. However, some symptoms like bumps around the genitals could erupt.

If you notice any bumps around your genital area, ensure to visit your doctor for proper diagnosis and treatment.

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