There is a relationship between HPV and cervical cancer. Cervical cancer is a female disease. But having HPV doesn’t mean you have cervical cancer. Conversely, if you have cervical cancer you will most likely have had HPV. We will explore the connection briefly here.
If you have a history of female infections it is likely you will develop cervical cancer and your risk is much higher than women who do not. As the immune system seems to get worn down after years of battling the hpv virus. A battle which it is known to fight without symptoms for years at a time in male and female alike.
Many Types of Virus
There are close to 100 strains of HPV virus, and they all cause various health issues. Many of them are sexually transmitted and are usually the ones that put you at high risk for cervical cancer. Cervical dyskaryosis can develop into cervical cancer. This is a result of having been exposed to and developing HPV.
Dyskaryosis lesions, known as CIA, are usually caused by an infection with HPV. These lesions in turn can lead to cervical cancer. Women having CIA rarely have symptoms they recognize and are not aware they have a problem.
Testing by Pap smear will catch the disease early and it can be treated, thereby avoiding cervical cancer. The Pap test or biopsy will detect the abnormal cells called dysplasia. Dysplasia is the earliest form of the lesion and they are precancerous.
At this stage it can be lower high-grade dysplasia. Low grade Dysplasia can go into high-grade, which in turn can lead to cancer cells. Testing can catch this disease early, which makes curing it easy. Cervical cancer develops very slowly as it can take up to 10 years before it is even detected.
The Pap test and DNA
Having a DNA with Pap tests is very accurate, close to 100% in checking for abnormal cells. This test is fairly new and is better than just the Pap test. Having a Pap test is still important and should not be ignored, but if you do a DNA test with Pap test the regular Pap screening is not required. Child bearing women should have a Pap every three years unless your gynecological history indicates a need to do otherwise.
Using herbs and Suppositories to Cure HPV
Herbs and herbal suppositories are very effective. A licensed naturopathic Doctor prescribes a course of treatment including the use of Herbal suppositories. These suppositories are either singular or a combination of herbs and will be inserted into your womb and positioned and pressed up against your cervix. This is a long-range treatment with a rotation of different herbal suppositories leaving them in for different lengths of time.
The suppositories or antiviral in nature and the treatment performed is called escharotic. There are also medical suppositories containing chemical compounds Also antiviral in nature that can be prescribed by a medical doctor to clean up HPV. These are usually very effective and fast.
Depending on how advanced dysplasia is you may need to have the pre-cancer cells surgically removed. However with the testing and better health care for women today, cervical cancer claims fewer lives. Hpv might remain but the advancement of Dysplasia into cervical cancer can be halted and eliminated with regular checkups.