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Diagnosed with HPV. No warts or symptoms. What care should be taken for this?

hello i recently was told by my doctor that i have hpv ..and i have no symptoms and no warts ..and was told that i needed to come in to the dotors office in september..and thats like a month and a half from now. so im confusedwhat should i do..i know i need to eat healthy, and take vitamins , but can i use dettol , just in case i strart getting warts?
Asked On : Mon, 6 Aug 2012
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Dermatologist 's  Response
Jul 2012
Dear Pinkboy..At the outset, your history am afraid is woefully inadequate. It is not lucid what gender you are & that makes a world of difference where HPV is concerned. Women as a rule have far greater problems associated with HPV on account of the propensity to develop cancer & the female anatomy structure that does not make a HPV infection as apparent as in the male counterpart. Eating healthy is always advisable but by itself or with additional vitamins may not make much of a difference should you have warts. Dettol will be of no use to you & may prove detrimental & cause skin burns. It is possible you are a female & the doctor has called you in for A PAP-SMEAR (WHICH IS ROUTINE NOWADAYS) do not be afraid. Go in with an open mind & by all means ask questions of your doctor when he/she suggests some such thing. Cheers & good luck. Dr Praveen RodriguesMD, Bangalore, India
Answered: Wed, 8 Aug 2012
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