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can hpv infection lead to cervical cancer in one year

A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Possibly: Cervical cancer from hpv is generally a "slow growing" disease and is detectable by yearly pap smears. Cervical hpv changes can also been seen at colp ... Read More
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Not likely: Most people who get hpv infection are able to eliminate the virus and do not have long lasting issues. The minority in whom it becomes part of the ce ... Read More
Dr. Scott Beard
25 years experience Urogynecology
Only if: You have hiv.

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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. EVELYN GOPEZ
42 years experience Pathology
Between 10-20 years.: Hpv infection per se does not mean that one will develop cervical cancer. It depends upon the type of hpv infection. Types 16 and 18 are high risk hpv ... Read More
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Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
It varies: It depends on your body's ability to resist the hpv infection initially and later how well you are able to defend against "cellular hpv multiplication ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Unlikely: Most women clear HPV on their own. Even if you have HPV, you should get HPV vaccination to prevent other types of HPV viruses from infecting you.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Uncommon...but: Cervical cancer was an issue long before we knew of its link to HPV & periodic screenings were always recommended. Now that the link is known thos ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
No way, no worries: There is little chance you have cervical cancer. And no, cervical cancer cannont cause knee pain. See your doctor if the pain continues, but don't wo ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
IT IS NOT GIVEN AT 8: Yes the shot hurts but it is recommended to be given ages9to26.We usually start at age 11 years here in nj.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Low, still need pap: The large majority of women who have (or have had HIV) never develop cervical cancer, and your own risk may be lower than average. However, you still ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Colin Kerr
44 years experience Family Medicine
Cervical Cancer Data: Estimated new cases and deaths from cervical cancer in the United States in 2012: new cases: 12, 170; deaths: 4, 220. The age-adjusted incidence r ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Berryman
54 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Cervical cancer ?: Even with high risk types of HPV, with a negative pap smear, the average time to acquire cervical cancer is 3-5 years, but keep doing annual pap smear ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
21 years experience Internal Medicine
After m?: Not sure what you are asking. There are two strands most commonly behind cervical changes. Clarify your question and we can help you.

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