About The Spread Of The HPV Virus?
HPV or human papillomavirus is a virus that can be transmitted and causes various symptoms such as warts in various parts of the body, genital warts or as a trigger for cervical cancer, although not all types of HPV cause cancer. There are quite a lot of HPV types, up to more than 60 types.
Transmission of HPV is not only limited to sexual intercourse, but also due to direct skin-to-skin contact with a person or objects contaminated with HPV. Sexual intercourse also transmits not only contact but also through contact with genital warts, mucous membranes, body fluid exchange, or oral sex.
Not everyone has HPV and HPV can be prevented, one of which is by giving HPV vaccination and also direct contact, for example warts, avoiding multiple partners, maintaining personal hygiene, and if you are at risk of using condoms when having sex, also avoid using personal items together. -same. To confirm the diagnosis, it is necessary to carry out an examination by a doctor where the genitals can be performed pap smear or IVA test or HPV DNA examination.
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