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Can Hpv Make You Infertile
HPV: HPV is a very common virus and there are many strains. Only a few of them are associated with cervical cancer for the female. Once you have the virus it will stay in your system. There is no treatment for the virus. The best prevention at this time is to get the HPV vaccine prior to sexual activity to prevent you from contracting the virus. Screening pap smears is important to look for changes. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Not directly: Scarring could obstruct access of sperm cells to eggs released from the ovaries. Treatments can interfere with production of cervical mucus needed by sperm to help them on their way to the egg in fallopian tubes. If there isn't enough of this mucus, the sperm may never make it to their destination. ...Read more
Cant quantify: The hpv is not related to fertility. It is related to precancerous cells of the cervix. Pid can cause tubal scarring which can block the tubes and cause infertility. That being said, most people with PID will not be infertile. The important thing now is to get treated and take your medication as prescribed. Then avoid putting yourself at risk to catch stds in the future. Use condoms always. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes, maybe: Yes - hpv causes cellular changes to the cervix, vaginal and vulva leading to cancer and precancerous lesions that may need ot be removed. This could include proceedures such as leeps or loops that remove part of the cervix. This can cause incompetent cervix leading to difficulty with getting pregnant or continuing a pregnancy. It may also lead to the need to remove the whole uterus and cervix. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No. Vaccine is safe: Two vaccines are available to prevent the human papillomavirus (hpv) types that cause most cervical cancers. Both vaccines have been licensed by the food and drug administration (fda). The cdc has approved these vaccines as safe and effective. Both vaccines were studied in thousands of people around the world, and these studies showed no serious safety concerns. Hope it helps. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How do I figure out my chances of being infertile? I was recently diagnosed this month with pcos. I also had a leep procedure done at age 15 for hpv
Difficult: There are tests that can be done to explain why someone does not conceive - but there are no tests that will tell if someone will be infertile. Pcos does impair fertility but that is treatable and the majority of women with pcos do in fact conceive. A leep procedure will not affect your fertility. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I was diagnosed with hpv, I have persistent ovarian cysts and take birth control. Should i take a break from the pill? Scared of infertility
What exactly is hpv?...will it make me and my husband sick...will we still continue to be healthy?
Wart virus: HPV is the family of wart viruses. different members of the family cause differ diseases. The types 6 and 11 cause 90% of the genital warts. These are uncomfortable but are basically like warts elsewhere but do occur in the genital area. There is another group of these viruses that are known as the high risk viruses which increase the risk of cervical, vaginal, vulvar, and anal cancer. ...Read more
Test error?: It would be extremely unusual for one person to test positive for 14 high risk ("bad") types of HPV. It may be an error in the test. Clarify with your doctor, who in turn should clarify if necssary with the lab; or s/he might consider repeat testing. That said, I doubt having several types raises the risk of cancer or other serious outcomes compared with 1-3 types, a more common test result. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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