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HPV virus treatment

Nowadays HPV virus treatment and screening are among the most important health care problems. More than 50% sexually active people are infected by HPV and every year the prevalence of HPV infection has been increasing. This is a highly contagious infection which is most often transmitted through sexual intercourse. HPV infection can cause different diseases, including vulvar, vaginal and perianal warts and cervical dysplasia. But the most dangerous HPV-related condition is cervical cancer.

In general, there are the following methods used for HPV virus treatment: destructive, chemical, cytotoxic drugs and immunological methods. Destructive includes surgical excision, electrosurgical methods, cryotherapy, diathermocoagulation and laser therapy. The most commonly used chemical drugs are nitric acid and trichloroacetic acid. Cytotoxic treatment involves Podophyllin and 5-Fluorouracil cream. Immunological methods are based on the use of interferons or immune supplements. 

HPV virus treatment depends on the clinical manifestation of the infection. Human Papilloma Virus may show itself as single or multiple epithelial growths called papillomas or condylomas. But an asymptomatic course of the infection often represents a greater danger since the most aggressive, carcinogenic HPV types do not cause visible signs. If clinical signs of HPV infection are present, the treatment includes surgical removal of the lesions or their chemical or physical destruction, stimulation for wound healing and prevention of recurrences and reinfections.

In case of an asymptomatic infection, HPV virus treatment is aimed to prevent erosions and virus-induced cervical conditions. The management of patients involves immunocorrection therapy and general health improvement, treatment of concomitant inflammation and preventive measures for maintenance of normal local immunity and normal vaginal flora. It is also recommended for HPV-positive women to undergo regular medical exams to monitor the state of cervical tissues.

Today there are no specific antiviral drugs or vaccines for HPV existing infection, that is why it is estimated that the virus cannot be totally eliminated from the body. Modern methods allow to remove external HPV-induced lesions and infected areas. HPV-positive patients require a combined and individual treatment. HPV virus treatment should include measures to suppress virus reproduction and simultaneously stimulate local immunity factors.

It is important to note that majority of HPV infections go away on their own. It was found that about 50% of HPV-associated mild lesions regress without treatment in period of 2 years. If HPV-infected persons receive an appropriate treatment, HPV DNA is not detected for several years. At the same time the probability of regression decreases significantly if a person is infected by several HPV-types. HPV virus treatment is necessary if HPV infection persists for a long period., Natural Cure for HPV, HPV Natural Treatment

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