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Does HPV go away?

When diagnosed with HPV, one of the first questions asked will probably be “Does HPV go away?”  A person can build immunity to several viruses such as colds, measles, polio, mumps, chickenpox, and HPV.  Many immune systems do not see that HPV is present in the body and so it needs help in building that immunity.  Most people can eventually build immunity to the strains of HPV, but there are still going to be a few people that will not be able to obtain full immunity. 

The HPV DNA test should be used to determine a diagnosis of HPV so that once treatment is completed another test can be performed to determine full immunity and those results should then come back negative for HPV at that time.  There are some HPV types that are more closely connected to cervical dysplasia and cancer than others like the high risk HPV types 16, 18, 31, 33, 35, 39, 45, 51, 52, 56, 58, 59, and 68.  There are also low risk HPV types such as 6, 11, 42, 43, and 44.  All HPV types are contagious and a person with HPV is considered contagious even if symptoms are not present.  Due to the over 100 HPV types, there can be confusion to the answer to the question: Does HPV go away? 

So, does HPV go away?  Antibodies and/or transfer factor may be built during the immune process.  These immune factors remain in the body the rest of the person’s life for any particular strain they have in the body at the time they take an immune modulator.  Once immunity is accomplished you will then test negative for HPV and would not test positive again unless exposed to a new strain of HPV.  The natural remedy treatment lengths are generally for an initial 90 days and should be taken as directed with an oral dosage and treatment directly to the skin tissue affected.  Some natural remedies are as effective as traditional medical treatments and surgeries. 

Does HPV go away?  In some ways “Yes” because there will be antibodies for any strains you have built immunity to still present in the body.  Once those antibodies are in place those strains are no longer able to develop symptoms and a person is not contagious any longer, unless there should be a major failure of the immune system such as AIDS.  Does HPV go away?  In some ways “No” because you could be exposed to a different type or strain of HPV for which you do not have immunity.

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Dr. Joe Glickman, Jr., M.D.

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