How are most human papillomavirus (HPV) infections treatment?

Updated: Feb 20, 2020
  • Author: Peter A Gearhart, MD; Chief Editor: Pranatharthi Haran Chandrasekar, MBBS, MD  more...
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The treatment of most HPV infections involves agents that directly ablate the lesions (eg, surgical excision, chemical ablation, and cryotherapy). Inappropriate use of these agents may cause extensive and unnecessary tissue injury and loss.


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