HPV (human papillomavirus) is the most common sexually transmitted infection, affecting between 60 and 80 percent of sexually active adults in the United States. Persistent infection with the “high-risk” HPV types (including types 16, 18, 31, and 45) may progress to precancerous lesions of the vulva and cervix which could lead to cancer. HPV can also cause cancersContinue reading “Abnormal PAP smear? Get rid of HPV naturally.”
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Abnormal Pap smear. HPV infection. Now what?
A Pap smear is a screening test for cervical cancer. It alerts doctors to the presence of suspicious cells on your cervix. Women who have an abnormal Pap smear such as ASCUS are often told to wait and repeat the Pap in 6 to 12 months’ time. But what if you can do more than just “wait”? WhatContinue reading “Abnormal Pap smear. HPV infection. Now what?”
Where do warts come from?
If you’ve ever had warts before, you know that the good thing is they go away on their own, more often than not, after a while. But the question is, where do they come from in the first place? Warts are viral infections caused by over 100 different strains of the human papillovirus (HPV). HPV is everywhere and canContinue reading “Where do warts come from?”