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Can human papillomavirus (HPV) go away if it is left untreated?

Most of the time, human papillomavirus (HPV) goes away by itself within two years and does not cause health problems. The immune system can fight off HPV naturally. If the body does not clear the virus, it stays in the body for many years before it causes these cancers. It is not known why HPV goes away in most, but not all, cases.

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