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Treatment for genital warts, HPV vaccination - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hello?
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   I have a quick question.
Doctor :   Yes
User :   I have received all my doses of the Gardasil shot and my boyfriend has HPV 6 or 11 (Genital warts). Will I still be infected even though I got the shots?
Doctor :   The shots can help you in prevention of cervical cancer
Doctor :   the physical transmission can take place
Doctor :   so there is potential to get a HPV infection for yourself
User :   Well he has a low-risk non-cancerous HPV 6 or 11
Doctor :   Yes
User :   Okay, so if I do get it... how long will it be until the symptoms show?
User :   and is there a treatment for it?
Doctor :   The treatment is there
Doctor :   and the symptoms show up anytime in 7 days
User :   So there is treatments for the warts?
User :   Okay, thanks soo much :)
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