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Transcript of HPV
*genital HPV infection is a sexually trans
mitted disease (STD) that is caused by
*It can be transmitted through skin-to-skin
contact. 1. Warts
2. Genital warts
3. Precancerous lesions, including on the cervix
4. Other precancerous lesions or cancer, including on
the penis, anus, vagina, and vulva.
5. Cervical Cancer
6. Laryngeal papillomas, which are noncancerous tumors on
the larynx (voice box), vocal cords, or the air passages leading from
the nose into the lungs.
Symptoms: No signs or symtoms! protect yourself !!!!! Use latex condoms during sexual intercorse, may provide some protection.
Practice safe- sex
Abstinence Treatments: There are no universal treatment for HPV
Doctor can give patients various treatments
to clear genital warts, but they may reappear even after treatment.
Vaccine- Gardasil and it protects women against HPV subtypes 6 and 11, which cause 90% of genital warts, and 16 and 18, which together cause 70% of cervical cancers in American women.
HPV?: HPV stands for Human Papillomavirus.
Human papillomavirus is the name of a group of viruses
that includes more than 100 different strains or types.
HPV can cause normal cells on infected skin or mucous membrances
to turn abnormal. In most cases, the body fights off HPV naturally
and the infected cells then go back to normal.
HPV is a double stranded DNA, shape of Icosahedral, and vital
group is Papova
How will i know??!! Pap Test- During an HPV test, a swab of
cells from the affected area can be checked
for certain types of HPV. Who is at risk?! Number of sexual partners: the more partners a person
or your sexual partners has, the greater is their risk of
being exposed to HPV that infects the genitals.
Age: Younger men and Women under the age of 25 are most
likely to have an active HPV infection.
Weakened immune system: Anyone with a weakened immune
system is at greater risk of contracting genital HPV
What Will Happen If i Get HPV?!!