Diagnosing Human Papillomavirus




Dr. Alberto Sirven, Medical Director of the West Kendall OB/GYN Program and Women and Infant Credentials Committee Chairman with West Kendall Baptist Hospital, says the majority of people with Human Papillomavirus (HPV) don’t know they have it unless they are tested for it.

“It is a silent disease that we don’t see unless it is advanced and has lesions, like vaginal lesions, cervical lesions or anal lesions. The majority of HPV is undetected,” he points out.

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