reply to post by MischeviousElf
I am sorry, screaming does nothing but make me want to skip right over anything you might be saying. No one here deserves to be screamed at. Let me
ask you, if someone is trying to share information with you, but they are screaming it, does that make you listen more? Or tune out? You don't have
to answer that.
HPV can and is transferred many ways INCLUDING intercourse.
Of the 130 different types of HPV only about About 30-40 HPV types are typically transmitted through sexual contact. That leaves a lot of others that
are not transferred through sexual contact.
HPV can lie dormant in humans for an unknown period of years. However
, most individuals develop immunity, after which time they are no longer
contagious. Again "after which time they are no longer contagious".
I am going to put a link right here, go check it out. You might learn something. You can bet that I am not down playing how HPV can harm you, but I
sure am not going to go into hysterics over it.
Center for desease control and prevention.
You said BUT you might not show the symptoms
BUT many diseases do not show symptoms, should we live in our doctors offices in fear of everything?
Listen, I agreed that if you have something you don't know what it is, to go see your doc. End of story. ta dah, that was easy.
Wrong again on what? My facts came straight from several sites that are legit.
Center for desease control and prevention.
Most people with HPV do not develop symptoms or health problems.
GOT IT....MOST PEOPLE DO NOT DEVELOP SYMPTOMS OR HEALTH PROBLEMS.
HPV is passed on through genital contact, most often during vaginal and anal sex. (Notice genital HPV here)
But sometimes, certain types of HPV can cause genital warts in men and women. Other HPV types can cause cervical cancer and other less common cancers,
such as cancers of the vulva, vagina, anus, and penis.
THE TYPES OF HPV THAT CAN CAUSE GENITAL WARTS ARE NOT THE SAME AS THEY TYPES THAT CAN CAUSE CANCER
In 90% of cases, the body’s immune system clears the HPV infection naturally within two years. Clears, all gone, no longer lingering, no longer
contagious, gone gone gone.
So, in 10% of the cases.....
If a high-risk HPV infection is not cleared by the immune system, it can linger for many years and turn abnormal cells into cancer over time. About
10% of women with high-risk HPV on their cervix will develop long-lasting HPV infections that put them at risk for cervical cancer.
So, keep a strong immune system.
HPV is not always transmitted sexually.
However, the types that cause anogenital warts (also called condylomata acuminata, venereal warts, genital warts, vaginal warts, and penile warts) and
cervical dysplasia are most commonly sexually transmitted, like low risk HPV types 6, 11, 42, 43, and 44. For this reason HPV is classified as an STD
(sexually transmitted disease) and can be transmitted through sexual intercourse, oral sex, anal sex, or any skin-to-skin contact.
So YOUR WRONG
GET YOUR FACTS STRAIGHT, BECAUSE YOU WILL CAUSE PEOPLE TO LIVE IN FEAR AT THE DOOR OF THEIR DRS OFFICE TRYING TO GET PRESCRIPTIONS.
All of those things you stated, hysterectomies, cancers etc. All of those can and do cause problems without HPV being involved in any way. Yes,
don't get me wrong, they are horrible to deal with, I had a hysterectomy, not because of cancer not because of STD's but guess what, still had to
have one. I have family members who have died and had to deal with cancer and chemotherapy etc, and not because of STD's. Yes, HPV can cause
cancer, yes HPV can create havoc in lives, but so can a myriad of other things.
It does NOT mean people should live their lives in hysterics, it means people should keep a strong immune system, and live their lives responsibly.
If you suspect that you might have something, go to your dr., its just that simple. But also remember, that their are treatments for HPV and the
diseases that some HPV's cause. Sometimes they work great, sometimes they don't, kinda like anything else in this world. Hopefully we get better
at dealing with these things.
mmm...If I used your own links, maybe I was trying to get you to READ them ALL and not just the parts that create fear in you.
And again, the information I have given is clear, honest and usefull information, not hysterical information.