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Will a gynecologist know what type of hpv I have

A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends : Nearly everyone , or most, have been exposed to hpv. That's not the issue. At your age though want to follow closely to make sure it goes away. Mak ... Read More

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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Vaginal infection: A bacterial vaginal infection is a distinct( "dis-stink") possibility. See the GYN MD again soon for evaluation and possible Rx.
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Sweet III
19 years experience Pathology
Complication?: I know of no specific relationship between pap smear post procedural bleeding and hpv infection. That said, you may want to follow-up sooner with your ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Kroumpouzos
31 years experience Dermatology
They can be treated.: Hpv can be treated effectively and lichen sclerosus et atrophicus also. However, the latter is often a chronic condition and can relapse.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Follow up care.: Some general practitioners provide gynecological treatments and others don't. I would call your new primary care provider to see if you will need to ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Some basics: The womb is an organ with several tissue types. The endometrial lining (tall cells) are located inside while the cervix (outer opening) is lined by a ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarene Cress
Specializes in Pediatrics
Unlikely without Sx: Nl endometrial cells are found on a routine Pap in a small % of women. The following paper reports incidence of 1.4% and of those, 2.5% had abnormal ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Follow doc's advice: Almost all HPV infections are cleared by the immune system, usually 1-2 yr. Viral DNA may persist with chance of later recurrence, but for practical p ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Venkata Vallury
42 years experience Pediatrics
HPV: HPV 56,66/68 are high risk strains for cervical cancer, using a female condom would prevent skin contact and spread of HPV, also using Microbicides ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
No need for testing: HPV is sexually transmitted and acquired, almost entirely by intercourse, rarely by oral sex or hand-genital contact. Therefore virgins rarely have HI ... Read More
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