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A 22-year-old female asked:

Will you need surgery again (cone removed from cervix) after having sex w/ the same partner who gave you the low-grade hpv strain?

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Dr. Natalie Hodge
Pediatrics 28 years experience
Possibly: Reinfection with the same strain is not even your biggest concern. Getting a DIFFERENT strain from the one you had before is more of a problem! There are many different strains, and some cause more dysplasia than others. Use protection!
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Dr. Wenjay Sung
Dr. Wenjay Sung commented
Podiatry 16 years experience
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Welcome! If you have any other questions, please let me know. Also, please vote for me and follow my profile. I'd appreciate it. Thanks!
Jun 13, 2013
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Last updated Nov 27, 2014

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