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what kind of cancer test should i do for hpv if i have it

A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bryan Treacy
35 years experience Gynecology
Yes: There are cultures and urine tests that will determine if an individual is carrying a high risk strain of HPV. The most common strains are Type 6 and ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Warts not cancer: Of the 4 or so HPV strains we know that trigger genital warts, none are associated with cancer. Swabs of the area can be studied similar to a pap smea ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Riley Alexander
11 years experience Pathology
It can cause a few: HPV is most known for cervical cancer in women, but obviously this is not an issue. It is becoming well established that it is a major cause of cancer ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
38 years experience Pediatrics
10 to 30 years: It can take from 10 to 30 years from infection with high risk HPV to formation of a tumor. HPV infections are the most common STD in the US and includ ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jose Prieto-hernandez
36 years experience Infectious Disease
HPV Strain 45 ?: HPV 16, 18 and 45 account for 90 % of strains that cause cervical cancers Other strains that are considered less risky for cervical cancer development ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Maybe not, but...: There are over 7 billion people on our planet, and many things are possible in life. HPV strain 70 is not in Gardasil-9 vaccine, so protection is only ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Riley Alexander
11 years experience Pathology
Most likely not: The overwhelming majority of cervical cancers are caused by HPV, but rarely they are not. Your chances are very low with your age and HPV status, but ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joshua Garren
24 years experience Radiation Oncology
Not true: I would not worry as much, but first, you should practice safe sex to make sure you don't get hpv. Second, the tests are sometime false-negatives, and ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Yes!: HPV testing is commonly done as part of the pap smear screening for Cervical cancer. So most gynecologists get this done easily though a lab...the tes ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Low risk: Women with hpv and ignore it and go for years without surveillance get cancer. Get it checked the sooner the better. If you are negative great if no ... Read More
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