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Old 06-05-2009, 12:06 PM   #1
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how long does hpv lay dormant?

I was told hpv can lay dormit for over 20 years then told that it doesn't the longest would be around 10 years for it to lay dormit, does anyone know how longit can lay dormit?

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Re: how long dose hpv lay dormit?

I haven't read anything definitive. As far as I know, a person can go years or decades before damage from high risk HPV is found/identified/diagnosed.

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Re: how long dose hpv lay dormit?

From all I have heard from medical sources, the exact time frame for HPV is not known. Fam

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