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Abnormal Growth Hpv
I had my second pap results yesterday. I have an abnormal cell growth but HPV is negative. How is this possible?
It is possible.: Usually, these pap results are termed ascus (atypical cells of undetermined significance) hpv negative. While the hpv test is highly accurate, there are rare false negative results--i doubt this would happen twice. The pap test will test for any changes to the cells of the cervix, including those caused by hpv. There is usually no additional treatment necessary and yearly pap would be appropria. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
How do you determine if a growth/mole is HPV or something else it's small doesn't hurt flesh colored had it for a while hasn't spread (no $ for a dr)?
Skin lesion: If you are in a location close to a medical school they may well have free outpatient clinics with either a family physician or a dermatologist available and a quick look will generally be sufficient to allow determination of the risk. Do this. Good luck. ...Read more
Treatment for HPV on uvula had 2 operations in 2007 2012 removed squamous, still have growth on uvula, mostly removed.?
May need cryosurgery: If the lesions are being removed surgically (scalpel), they might want to try cryosurgery (freeze them with liquid nitrogen). They often recur. But, some tissue needs to be biopsied first to make sure it is not squamous cell carcinoma...Commonly associated with hpv. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm being treated with tca for hpv. I see growths that my gyn says are skin tags, not warts. But i didn't have them before hpv. What should I do?
Trust doctor: Trust your doctor or get a second opinion if desired. ...Read more
I have growths in my vagina... My first doctor said they were normal but my second said they might be skin tags or hpv... I don't know what to think?
Bothersome?: If the skin tags are bothering you, whether they are hpv related or just plain skin tags, you can ask your doctor to remove them. So long as they aren't cancerous, there's no problem in cutting them off, burning them off, tying them off, etc. Skin tags and hpv related condylomas can be irritating. If it bothers you, speak up and remove them. If md won't, find a doctor who will. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Unknown: While oral cancer may be rare, the only way to know is to have it checked out by a dentist and if anything is questionable have it biopsied by an oral surgeon. If you are a smoker and /or drink alcohol on a regular basis, your chance of developing oral cancer is higher than the rest of the population. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Swollen lympnodes a year now i have somethng going on in mouth some sort of growth plus i have tat HPV virus shud i worry?
See MD: I'd recommend being evaluated by a physician ...Read more