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Human Papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted infection. There are over 100 different types of HPV that causes warts in different areas of the body. HPV is incredibly common and almost all sexually active men and women get it during their lifetime. Most of the time HPV does not cause any symptoms or complications. However, A limited number of these HPV viruses are pathogenic and if not monitored carefully can be responsible for causing cervical and penile cancer. Some of these viruses have been ...Read more
This is my second month in a row that I have experienced spotting I have HPV and gentail herpesII could those be the cause or what?
Spotting: Spotting is one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections ; hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test. There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. HPV and herpes do not cause this. ...Read more
1 ascus pap having spotting and extra discharge negative HPV and cultures all neg. Pap 6 months later normal xtra discharge tiny spotting still there y?
What could cause prolonged vaginal bleeding and spotting? I've had between deep red to dark brown/black bleeding+spotting for months now. HPV+ CIN2-3
Normal paps, neg. HPV, slight burning during and spotting after sex. Have primary ovarian insuffciency and vag. Dryness. Worried about cancer. Likely?
Vaginal irritation: Due to your ovarian insufficiency, your estrogen levels are likely low, leading to the vaginal dryness. This dryness is likely the cause of the burning during intercourse and the spotting after. There are excellent estrogen creams that can be used vaginally to reduce dryness. Lubricants may also be helpful, but long term the condition will likely respond better to the estrogen cream. ...Read more
Ascus pap negative HPV 16 months ago pap 10 months ago norml colpo normal have discharge & periodic spotting swabs normal what can be I do have dermatitis?
Follow up: Since you have persistent symptoms that are concerning to you, please follow up with your clinician and explain your concerns. The appropriate diagnostic work-up and tests, if any further tests and/or work-up are needed, can be decided at that juncture. ...Read more
Pap smear showed mild abnormal changes. Hpv since 2006. Normal paps from 2006 until now. Only light spotting between period Cancer or hpv symptom?
How soon after normal Pap test and negative HPV test can cervical cancer develop? I tested normal/negative 10 months ago but now mid-cycle spotting.
I have hpv. Last week I had pink spotting and this week im having ALOT of brown discharge and inside my vagina it burns but not when I pee.
Infection? STD?: This probably is something more than HPV infection. HPV could cause pink spotting, if it is causing signficant erosion or pre-cancerous growth on the cervix. However, colored vaginal discharge usually indicates other kinds of infection, including STDs (gonorrhea, chlamydia, trichomonas). Yeast infection can cause burning pain. See your doctor soon for exam and testing. Good luck! ...Read more
I got a LEEP July 2015 CIN II, III due to HPV. Later Pap smears came normal. However today I am having light red color spotting. My LMP was July 1.?
? Mid cycle bleed:
Mid-cycle mild bleeding is not uncommon due to fall in hormone levels. If this is the only issue, you may wait to discuss it with your doctor at the next visit. Do follow your doctor's instructions for repeat PAPs.
Menstrual irregularities are not uncommon and anovulatory cycle is a common cause. If you miss more than two periods it would be time to see your doctor. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time. You may consider implanted contraceptive or an IUD.
Consult this site for more information on this topic.
http://www. Nichd. Nih. Gov/health/topics/menstruation/conditioninfo/Pages/causes. Aspx
Practice safe sex. ...Read more
Small white-ish bumps/beads (possibly tiny cysts) on gums + white spotting. Doc & dentist weren't sure. Not HPV, not cancer, what is it?
Some of the whitening toothpastes contain microspheres of abrasive materials that can become embedded in your gums
have your dentist evaluate ...Read more
I received the hpv vaccine a couple of weeks ago and now I'm experiencing spotting but I'm not suppose to get my period until 2 weeks, what's wrong!
Why am I spotting/passing blood clots before my period starts for 7 months? 25 not on hormones and hormone levels normal. Mildly abnormal smear no hpv
I contracted HPV about 4 years ago, and when I went to get treated, the doctor told me I did not have a strand that caused cervical cancer. So after my last period, I noticed I had some light brown spotting, looked up the symptoms of that, and thought I w
See your GP: Suggest you see your GP if you've had unexpected bleeding between your periods. Irregular bleeding is really common & has various causes. It may or may not have anything to do with your previous HPV diagnosis but still needs to get checked out especially if it happened more than once. Good luck! ...Read more
High risk HPV (cin 3) at 19, cone biopsy done, am now 24 with missed period, pain during sex and spotting between periods. Smoker and sexually active?
Back to OBGYN:
The risk of hpv infection in women is directly related to the number of male sex partners
sex with a new partner is a stronger risk factor than sex with a steady partner
both vaginal and anal intercourse are major risk factors for hpv infection
transmission is usually asymptomatic. ...Read more
+high risk HPV DNA: The international assoc. For research on cancer reclassified hpv-66 as a high-risk, carcinogenic type of hpv and rec. That it be included as part of routine screening in 2005. Guidelines rec. Testing for the presence of “high-risk” types of hpv as an additional diagnostic tool for equivocal or ambiguous cytology results. Used to det. Need for colposcopy/cervical cytology analysis for women >30yrs. ...Read more
Warts, cancer: There are many strains of HPV. Some strains cause genital warts, while others cause cervical cancer. There has also been significant increase in young men and women developing throat and tongue cancers from HPV exposure through oral sex. That is why we are pushing for all young men and women to get the HPV vaccine. ...Read more
Not directly: The hpv virus typically causes genital warts and changes in the cervix. The cervical changes (dysplasia) are pre-cancerous. They often will spontaneously resolve or can be treated if they are persisting or getting worst. If left untreated, these changes can progress to cervical cancer which if untreated can result in death. ...Read more
Pap test and HPV DNA: The standard screening test for HPV and cervical cancer precursors for someone between the ages of 30 and 65 is cervicovaginal cytology (Pap test) with an HPV DNA test done at the same time. If these are both negative, then you do not have HPV. Such screening should be performed every three to five years at a minimum. Hope this helps. ...Read more
Tests: Testing for hpv is available as a reflex test or as an ordered test on routine pap smears. If anyone has had a wart anywhere on their body, they have one of the most common subtypes of hpv. Hpv has been reported in up to 90% of sexually active adults worldwide. It's importance is that certain subtypes cause cervical dysplasia and cervical cancer. ...Read more
You may not know: Most of the time, women are unaware of infection until it shows up on a Pap smear. Studies have estimated that 50-80% of college-aged men dna women have been exposed. That's why it's so important for males and females aged 9-26 get the HPV vaccine. The vaccine has already significantly reduced the incidence of cervical cancer. ...Read more
You choose: The present HPV vaccine helps protect people from 9 strains of the HPV, but only if they have never been infected by them. It is given as a series of injections to yield long term benefit. It was approved to target the 9-16yo age group. At a listed age of 53, you are not in the target group. It would not hurt you, but may have minimal value. You would likely have to pay the hefty cost (>$200/dose) ...Read more
Virus: Human papillomavirus is a family of over 100 viruses. They mainly cause warts. In women they are the major cause of cervical cancer. In men they are the major cause of scrotal, penile and anal cancer. They also cause a fatal respiratory disease in newborns. It is caught and passed on inn various ways. The genital form obviously as std. ...Read more
None in my patients: There is nothing unusual about Gardasil. It is a newer vaccine, so is just as safe as the meningitis, hepatitis, or flu shots. Fainting after shots or blood draws has always happened to a few people in medical settings, so that's not news. In the U.S., 3000-4000 women die each year from cervical cancer, now a vaccine-preventable disease. Somebody's wife, daughter, or mother dies each 2.5 hours! ...Read more
Yes.: Most hpv dna tests performed on pap smears detect between 10 and 15 types of hpv (the most common high risk types that over time might lead to cancer). There are testing methods that exist in which specific types can be identified. Some labs perform "genotyping" tests that will tell the patient / doctor if the strain is 16 or 18 (the two most aggressive types). ...Read more
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Hpv CIN i?
CIN I HPV: Cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (cin), aka cervical dysplasia & cervical interstitial neoplasia, is the potentially premalignant transformation & abnormal growth (dysplasia) of squamous cells on the surface of the cervix. Cin is not cancer.Major cause is chronic infxn of cervix with sexually transmitted human papillomavirus (hpv), especially the high-risk hpv types 16 or 18. See comment:. ...Read more