'Hidden' HPV May Reactivate in Older Women

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'Hidden' HPV May Reactivate in Older Women
Thu, 12-13-2012 - 10:32am

According to this Health Day News article, "Many older women infected with the human papillomavirus (HPV) in their youth may not "clear" it from the body as completely as once thought, a new study suggests.The research hints that HPV infection in older women is often the reactivation of a strain picked up years ago, rather than a newly acquired sexually transmitted infection." MORE

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