Papilloma Virus Research Paper

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The Human Papilloma Virus is the most common sexually transmitted infection (STI) and this virus is different than the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV). Cervical cancer diseases involving abnormal cell growth with the potential to invade or spread to other parts of the body which originally starts growing at the cervix which is the lower part of the uterus. A- B-
The human papilloma virus is a virus for which no cure is found. It is passed on from one person to the next through skin to skin contact of the reproductive organs during sexual intercourse or any other skin to skin contact of the reproductive organs. In most cases, your body's immune system defeats an HPV infection before it creates warts. When the virus doesn’t go away on its own, it can cause serious health problems. These include genital warts and warts in the throat. Genital warts appear as flat lesions, small cauliflower-like bumps or tiny stem-like protrusions. In women, genital warts appear mostly on the vulva but can also occur near the anus, on the cervix or in the vagina. In men, genital warts appear on the penis and scrotum or around the anus. Genital warts rarely cause
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It takes 15 to 20 years for cervical cancer to develop in women with normal immune systems. It can take only 5 to 10 years in women with weakened immune systems, such as those with untreated HIV infection.

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