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    Is Tamoxifen helpful in treating HPV infection?

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Posted on Tue, 4 Jul 2017 in Breast Cancer
Question: Can the breast cancer drug Temoxafen also protect females from the low range HPV's ? as i have been reading they shut down that and hepes to a degree
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Answered by Dr. Esmeralda Sera 53 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Tamoxifen

Detailed Answer:
Hello and thank you for asking

Some studies have shown that tamoxifen can stimulate the proliferation of some of subtype of HPV.It is the peak of proliferation 2-4 hours after the tamoxifen use

After 24 hours of tamoxifen use the proliferation it's lower

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