Research Progress on the Relationship between Intestinal Microecology and Cervical HPV Infection
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Intestinal microecology
Cervical HPV infection
Research progress



Submitted : 2024-01-28
Accepted : 2024-02-12
Published : 2024-02-27


In recent studies, researchers have found a close relationship between intestinal microecology and human papillomavirus (HPV) infection. Gut microbiota refers to the microorganisms present in the human intestine, including both beneficial and harmful bacteria. These microorganisms exert a significant impact on human health. Some studies suggest that an imbalance in gut flora may lead to systemic abnormalities and increased susceptibilities to HPV. Consequently, the adjustment of intestinal microbiota to counteract HPV has emerged as a rapidly growing research area. Probiotics, as essential components of intestinal microecology, can effectively modulate it. They increase the population of beneficial bacteria while suppressing the growth of harmful ones, thereby restoring the balance of intestinal flora. This, in turn, contributes to intestinal health, bolstering the body’s defenses. This article aims to explore and review the relationship between intestinal microecology and cervical HPV infection.


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