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Forum Name: Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Question: Can genital warts be gone forever?
|E1274 - Sun Jan 06, 2008 11:24 am|
Or is this something that will always be in my system? I was diagonosed with them about 10 years ago, had symptoms of them for about 2 years and have had nothing since. Want to know if my body will fix it or is it still there, just dormant.
|Debbie Miller, RN - Tue Jan 08, 2008 3:31 pm|
Yes, genital warts can come and go on their own, similar to how other warts on your body can do. As a virus, your body can keep them in check with potential for another outbreak or you may never have them again. The fact you have gone so long without a recurrence is very encouraging.
|E1274 - Tue Jan 08, 2008 6:07 pm|
Are they not a form of HPV or is that something differant?
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