Human papillomavirus infection

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Human papillomavirus infection
SynonymsHuman papillomavirus
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Papillomavirus large T antigen helicase domain
SpecialtyInfectious disease, gynecology
SymptomsNane, warts[1][2]
ComplicationsCancer o the cervix, vulva, vagina, penis, anus, mooth or thrait[1][2]
CausesHuman papillomavirus spreid bi direct contact[3][4]
PreventionHPV vaccines, condoms[3][5]
FrequencyMaist fowk are infectit at some pynt in time[3]

Human papillomavirus infection is an infection bi human papillomavirus (HPV).[4] Maist HPV infections cause na symptoms an resolve spontaneously.[1] In some fowk, an HPV infection persists an results in warts or precancerous lesions.[2] The precancerous lesions increase the risk o cancer o the cervix, vulva, vagina, penis, anus, mooth, or thrait.[1][2]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 "Human papillomavirus (HPV) and cervical cancer". WHO. June 2016. Archived frae the oreeginal on 5 August 2016. Retrieved 10 August 2016. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Ljubojevic, Suzana; Skerlev, Mihael (2014). "HPV-associated diseases". Clinics in Dermatology. 32 (2): 227–234. doi:10.1016/j.clindermatol.2013.08.007. ISSN 0738-081X. PMID 24559558. 
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 "What is HPV?". CDC. 28 December 2015. Archived frae the oreeginal on 7 August 2016. Retrieved 10 August 2016. 
  4. 4.0 4.1 Milner, Danny A. (2015). Diagnostic Pathology: Infectious Diseases (in Inglis). Elsevier Health Sciences. p. 40. ISBN 9780323400374. Archived frae the oreeginal on 11 September 2017. 
  5. "Fact Sheet for Public Health Personnel | Condom Effectiveness | CDC". www.cdc.gov (in Inglis). 25 March 2013. Archived frae the oreeginal on 27 May 2017. Retrieved 1 May 2017.