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is cervical dysplasia a form of std

A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marcus Degraw
21 years experience Pediatrics
YES: Most likely, yes. The most common cause for this dysplasia is hpv, with at least have of all dysplasia caused by that virus. This is spread as an std ... Read More
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Dysplasia is abnormal cellular growth that could become a cancer. It can be caused by an std, but is not an std itself.

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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marcus Degraw
21 years experience Pediatrics
YES: The most common cause for this dysplasia is hpv, with at least have of all dysplasia caused by that virus. This is spread as an std with at least 80% ... Read More
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Probably: Cervical dysplasia is not an std but it is almost always associated with an std (hpv). It is a good idea to be tested periodically for std's if there ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Delbert Johns
Specializes in Gynecology
Yes: Cervical dysplasia is caused by the hpv virus, one of the most common std's.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Helen Sandland
36 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Usually none: A pap smear is the way most dysplasias are found. Typically there are no symptoms. If one gets regular pap smears starting at age 21 and every 2-3 y ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrea Knittel
7 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Nothing good: Cervical dysplasia is what is called a pre-cancerous condition; it's not cancer, but there is a risk that it will develop into cervical cancer. Managi ... Read More
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Banks Hinshaw
42 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: You can be cured by watchful waiting if careful monitoring is practiced and your immune system is good enough. If the problem progresses, there are s ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ivor Royston
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Abnormal cells: Abnormal looking cells of the cervix which may or may not be pre-malignant.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Lutz
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Stop smoking: Monogamous relationships and stop smoking get Gardasil if indicated.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Nothing: That is what cases dysplasia some strain of hpv.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Banks Hinshaw
42 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Cervical dysplasia is caused by a virus infection.

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