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HPV Infection - Know More About It!

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Dr. Radhika A (Md) 87% (13 ratings)
MD - Acupuncture, Diploma In Accupuncture, Advanced Diploma In Accupuncture
Acupuncturist, Delhi  •  14 years experience
HPV Infection - Know More About It!

What is HPV infection?

The human papillomavirus (HPV) is a virus that causes skin and mucous membrane infections. There are more than 100 varieties of human papillomavirus (HPV). Some types of HPV infection cause plantar warts on the feet, while other varieties of HPV infection are responsible for the warts that most commonly occur on a person’s hands or face.

Symptoms of HPV infection-

  • Rough, raised bumps that usually occur on the hands, fingers or around fingernails
  • Slightly raised lesions darker than your regular skin color usually appear on your face, neck, hands, wrists, elbows or knees
  • Flat lesions, small cauliflower-like bumps or tiny stem-like protrusions most commonly on the vulva

Causes of HPV infection-

  • Sexual intercourse
  • Anal sex
  • Skin-to-skin contact in the genital region

Risk factors of HPV infection-

  • Multiple sex partners
  • Weakened immune systems
  • Damaged skin

Complications of HPV infection-

Diagnosis of HPV infection-

Diagnosis of HPV infection involves the following tests:

  • Vinegar solution test
  • Pap test
  • DNA test

Precautions & Prevention of HPV infection-

  • Reduce your number of sex partners
  • Using a latex condom, that may prevent some but not all HPV transmission
  • Keep your feet clean and dry, wearing clean socks, and wearing shoes or sandals in public pools and locker rooms.
  • Routine HPV vaccination for girls and boys ages 11 and 12 is available

For Treatment of HPV infection

  • Homeopathic Treatment of HPV infection
  • Acupuncture & Acupressure Treatment of HPV infection
  • Psychotherapy Treatment of HPV infection
  • Conventional / Allopathic Treatment of HPV infection
  • Surgical Treatment of HPV infection
  • Dietary & Herbal Treatment of HPV infection
  • Other Treatment of HPV infection


Treatment of HPV infection- 

Homeopathic Treatment of HPV Infection-

Homeopathy heals lesions and prevents further lesions. It treats the person as a whole. Treatment is constitutional. It means that homeopathic treatment focuses on the patient as a person, as well as his pathological condition. It balances the energy system, improves immunity and body functions. It naturally cures the root cause of disorder. Some of the homeopathic medicines that can be used for treatment of HPV infection are:

  • Merc
  • Nit Ac
  • Calc
  • Thuja
  • Dulc
  • Petro

Psychotherapy and Hypnotherapy Treatment of HPV Infection-

Psychotherapy and hypnotherapy can help in stress relief. They can help in better coping and early relief.

Conventional / Allopathic Treatment of HPV infection-

Allopathic Treatment of HPV infection involves the following medications:

Surgical Treatment of HPV infection

Surgical Treatment of HPV infection involves one of the following surgeries:

Dietary & Herbal Treatment of HPV infection-

  • Eat foods rich in antioxidants such as blueberries, tomatoes, strawberries and cherries.
  • Eat sweet potatoes, carrots, broccoli, lettuce and tomatoes.

 

In case you have a concern or query you can always consult a specialist & get answers to your questions!
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