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Tuesday, March 19, 2013
As I’ve mentioned before, I receive a lot of questions about HPV. And every time I publish an answer to an HPV-related question, I get more. HPV is like the unstoppable multi-headed hydra of sexuality education. I shall continue to do my best to slay the beast by answering two reader questions at once in this column. My husband is a carrier of HPV.
Thursday, Sept. 24, 2009
This is the second question I've received over the past few months about human papillomavirus (HPV), and as I said in my July 9 column, both the general public and the medical community are often misinformed about HPV because research about the virus is evolving so quickly. I don't think that your friend's doctor would...
Thursday, July 9, 2009
Our understanding of Human Papillomavirus (HPV) is constantly evolving as new research is published. There are more than 100 different strains of HPV, some of which are linked to cervical cancer and some of which cause genital warts. The term "cervical dysplasia" refers to abnormal or precancerous cells on the cervix that are usually caused by HPV. During routine visits to a gynecologist or primary...