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How can one get ahead of hpv? How do you know when its not

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How can one get ahead of hpv? How do you know when its not active anymore?
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: Im not taking any medication. I have seen a doctor. It started with ine single genital wart...which have since gone away. Now im getting flat ones on my arms and hands and some on my feet. I am taking vitamins tho
JA: What medications do you take daily? Are you allergic to any medications?
Customer: No allergies known
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: Vitamins daily. Multi vitamins, vit c, vit b12. Occasional zinc
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  DrThomasMD replied 2 months ago.


Thanks for the question.

HPV comes and goes, the body usually fights it off, which can take up to 2 years.

Why some people are susceptible and other are not, is not known.

There is no specific medical treatment other than removing the warts through various means.

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