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Can Hpv Cause Flulike Symptoms
Causes of hpv? What causes hpv? What are symptoms and how would I know if it is something I should be worried about?
Sex: 80% of sexually active women have been exposed to hpv. Appropriate concern should come in the form of routine gynecologic screening, such as your annual exam and pap smear when indicated. Most people with hpv disease have no symptoms unless it progresses to cause cervical or vulvar lesions such as cancer. Read more
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
Should I get tested for HPV even if I don't have symptoms? It very rarely causes anything bad so getting diagnosed might cause more worry than its worth
Excellent point: Over 90% of people worldwide carry HPV so you could consider this "normal". Adding the stress of testing and positive results for a virus this common may add undue stress to people for no particular gain. Self examination of the genitals is probably more important. If warts or skin discolorations occur, that is when testing for high risk strains of HPV may be helpful. Read more
Can cervical HPV cause symptoms? (Previously had abnormal cells, cleared & sorted) but everynow & again get smelly discharge? Normal?
Not a podiatry?: Talk to your family doctor or dentist. Read more
Here are some. ..: Any life event always displays itself at a certain spot on its course or pattern of full spectrum to reflect the host's coping ability; likewise, HPV infection does by showing no symptoms at all to full-blown cauliflower-like lesion, but not with "dermatitis" except catching superimposed skin infection by yeasts - candida, or bacteria - staph or strept, but rarely. Read more
Doubt it's related: I can see where anxiety related to an hpv diagnosis could produce some chest tightness.But that's as close as it gets. Hpv is similar to weeds in your lawn. It grows where the virus starts & doesn't go further unless it seeds another surface. It does not enter your blood like a flu or move through your body. It's symptoms arise from the physical changes at the location it infects. Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can hpv cause fatigue and flue like symptoms? I have been diagnosed 2 years ago. I'm negative to all other stds and all bloodworks are normal.
What other primary symptoms might be seen in 19yo white fem who has HPV that has caused genital warts/vaginal, flat& raised w/sour vag odor? Advice?
Very few symptoms: Small genital warts have few symptoms, so many women don't even know they have them, unless the warts are on the outside and the women can see or feel them. Warts on the outside (vulva) can itch sometimes. Warts in the vaginal and on the cervix are unknown to the women unless the warts are bigger and/or get irritated by sex. Warts shouldn't cause an odor, so an odor may be due to other reasons. Read more
I have hpv. I know there is no cure. It has caused me to have chronic lower back pain and pain in my upper thigh. Is there treatment for those symptoms?
Does HPV cause genital discharge? If not, what are its symptoms then for female? How do I know that an infection is happening (CIN) other than Pap test
HPV is not: Directly associated with vaginal discharge, but is associated with chronic cervical inflammation, cervical cancer and Sexually Transmitted Infections/STI. May times HPV positive women have NO symptoms - which is why it is so important to get SCREENED in your 20's. The only way to diagnose an active INFECTION is with clinical exam and CULTURES. See your GYN provider. Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 3 more doctor answers
HPV is a virus.: Genital human papillomavirus (hpv) is a common virus. Most sexually active people in the United States (U.S.) may have hpv at some time in their lives. There are more than 40 types of hpv that are passed on through sexual contact. These types can infect the genital areas of men and women, including the skin on and around the penis or anus. They can also infect the mouth and throat. Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer