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06 Mar 2003

H.P.V
CAN YOU PLEASE TELL ME HOW LONG A MALE CAN HAVE H.P.V AND IF IT CAN GO IN TIME. HOW LONG DO YOU HAVE TO HAVE H.P.V IN A FEMALE TO GET TO THE MODERATE STAGE OF CERVICAL CANCER?
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gynaedoc

01 Jan 0001

HPV can be present in both men and women for many years without causing any symptoms at all. It can sometimes disappear spontaneously. In terms of the association with cervical cancer, many women with HPV never develop cervical cancer, though the chances are higher than if you did not have HPV. It is not really possible to say how long HPV has to be present before cervical cancer starts, as this varies and may never happen in many women.

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