The human papillomavirus (HPV) is a DNA virus that can affect humans, causing both benign or malignant disease.
How an HPV infection occurs
The transmission of human papilloma virus occurs primarily through sexual contact. There are several vaccines that can provide excellent protection. In the field of sex, the best method of protection is the use of condoms.
The virus can be detected by performing a genetic test, taking a sample of cells from the cervix.
And derived pathologies caused HPV
The human papilloma virus causes benign conditions such as genital warts and malignant diseases, such as cancer of the cervix.
Symptoms caused by the human papillomavirus
HPV infection coursing often with no obvious clinical symptoms. You can remain "silent" mode for long periods of time, hence regular gynecological examinations are so important. Those infections that manifest clinically can do in the form of genital warts or genital warts.
Treatment for HPV
Infection, both symptomatic and asymptomatic, can be treated with the use of different drugs and surgical procedures, which shall recommend specialist Gynaecology and Obstetrics , studying each particular case.