A 27-year-old female asked:
I've been previously diagnosed with hpv my latest pap smear came back negative but since i've developed warts is this a new form of hpv or the orginal?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Hard to say: There are at least 2 HPV strains associated with genital warts and 7 associated with cervical cancer.If you never had genital warts before and tested positive for HPV, it is likely this is a new strain. Unless you had type specific testing in the past, it is hard to say.
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