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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Reliability unknown: It's hard to know the reliability; such tests have not been systematically studied nor submitted to the FDA for certification. Most likely a positive ... Read More

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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: There are both serum tests (antibody response) and clinical tests for what appear to be HPV lesions. Their doc can arrange this.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Visalakshi Vallury
23 years experience Family Medicine
No: There is no approved test for HPV screening in men. However, some doctors are urging anal Pap tests for gay and bisexual men, who are at higher risk ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Prickly pain: It appears likely on limited information available that the pain may be related to the uncontrolled diabetes either through swelling/edema and /or neu ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Overall?: There is no test that picks up everything or even a few things. What does overall mean? Are you speaking of stds? All twelve of them? This is a ver ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Craig Keathley
23 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Good question: People frequently interpret abnormal pap smears as showing effects of hpv without actually testing for hpv and convey this to patients as being + for ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
HPV : It means that you do not have any precancerous cells or precancerous changes in your cervix but the hpv virus is present. Hpv is so common and routine ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
No need for retest: It was a mistake to have another HPV test. if you have been sexually active in the past 5 years, probably you have been reexposed and likely reinfecte ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Maybe ENT, but...: ...despite rising rates of throat cancer due to HPV16, it remains rare, and oral HPV testing is not recommended by most experts. This may change somed ... Read More
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