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Old 02-11-2010, 06:05 AM   #1
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How long can HPV lay dormant in your body ?

I have recently been diagnosed and my doctor told me it can lay dormant for up to 5 years . Is this true ? because my current partner and I are having somne serious issues because of this .

 
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Old 02-11-2010, 09:03 AM   #2
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Re: How long can HPV lay dormant in your body ?

UP TO 5 years? never heard that one.

It can lay dormant forever, which means it could also just reactivate any time between immediately and forever. I'm pretty sure forever is longer than 5 years.

 
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Old 02-21-2010, 08:54 PM   #3
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Re: How long can HPV lay dormant in your body ?

My Dr. told me it could have been dormant for around 7 years.

 
Old 03-09-2010, 07:09 PM   #4
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Re: How long can HPV lay dormant in your body ?

My Ob/Gyn said decades....

 
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