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What are the chances of getting cervical cancer when HPV high risk positive

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Finke
14 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Very low: I tell my patients that we can pretty much eliminate the risk of them getting cancer from hpv if they follow-up regularly as directed with their prima ... Read More
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Dr. John Geisler
26 years experience Gynecologic Oncology
HPV: If you see your doctor and get your pap smears like you are supposed to, your chances of never getting cervical cancer are excellent!

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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Weissberg
54 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Increased: This is the virus known to cause cervical cancer. Follow with regular pap smears.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
27 years experience Pathology
Higher, get Pap.: If you have a high risk of hpv, it would be wise to be diligent about getting your pap smear screen every year, since this detects and leads to remova ... Read More
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Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Significant: Your risk to develop cervical cancer off course will be significantly higher due to the high risk for hpv infection as hpv infection is one of the ris ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience Surgical Oncology
Slight: HPV type 16 and 18 are responsible for the induction of cervix, vaginal and oral squamous Ca. For most patients the disease resolves spontaneously ov ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
Cervical cancer??: The most common strain of HPV which can transform the cells of your cervix to become cancerous is Type 16. There are other Types of HPV which can do t ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Ho answered
13 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: Hpv is just contact; you don't need full penetration to touch infected tissue to mucosa.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Here are some...: Any cancer is the ending result of lifelong making process; so is cervical cancer to which some 75% of cases are clearly associated with high-risk sub ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Hebert
28 years experience Pathology
High risk hpv: Your best bet is to get regular Pap smears so that you know if cervical dysplasia is present within the cervix. Best of luck.
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mehdi Moezi
30 years experience Medical Oncology
Not always: It depends to degree of dysplasia and if cancer is found stage of cancer. If there is hpv involved there is always risk of transmission.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Lages
67 years experience Rheumatology
Several suggestions: If HPV has been inactive it could be activated technically, though no studies have been done to show this. So, first have your OB-GYN do a thorough ex ... Read More
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