The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) considers that HPV types 36,18,31,33,35,39,45,51,52,56,58,59,68 and 82 are of high oncological risk, being the 16 and 18 the most frequent.
How HPV is transmitted in men or women?
Can i get hpv again?
"The patient thinks they have HPV again, and yet it's a different type.
It is believed that when the immune system is depressed, the virus can be reactivated.
The immunity created by the first infection is not perennial and can be acquired in
various occasions. It is also possible to get another type of HPV virus
(remember that there are more than 150).
Am I going to have cancer??
Only some of them also have the potential to develop cancer in certain locations such as the cervix or the anorectal area, fundamentally. HPV causes 99.9% of cervical cancer cases. It also causes cancer of the anus, head of neck (oropharyngeal cavity). But there are far fewer high-risk oncological viruses than low-risk ones and, therefore, less frequent. Specifically, the most studied are types 16 and 18.
Given these facts, it seems logical to think that in addition to promoting sexual education in adolescents, preventive methods such as condoms, latex oral barriers and vaccines, it is advisable to promote and strengthen the immune system and the protection of the cells of the mucous membranes and skin to fight infection, without forgetting to follow the therapeutic guidelines indicated by our medical practitioner.