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Not necessarily: A specific HIV test has to be ordered by the doctor. Usually the doctor will inform the patient (or ask permission) before doing an HIV test, so if there was no discussion about it, most likely the test wasn't done. OTOH, everyone tested for STDs should also be tested for HIV, but different doctors and clinics have different policies, however. Call the office and ask directly. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
One smear test done by gynecologist showed ASCUS. After, 2 smear hpvtests done by nurses showed Normal. Who to trust? Gyn said he don't trust the last2
ASCUS Not Cancer: The three pap smears all may be the same. ASCUS is not a diagnosis. It is a mild or minor change of 'UNKNOWN" significance. It is labeled ASCUS to differentiate the changes to are seen and which do predict cancer. There is no reason to debate or worry about the past. There is just the normal routine follow up exams and tests as time goes by. ...Read more
Abnormal pap/hpv 16 in may 2013, colposcopy june 2013 cin1 (doctor said looked like cin2), repeat pap jan 2014 abnormal . Colposcopy or leep next?
There are options: While hpv 16 + 18 are associated with high risk for cervical cancer, most pts with these will never develop cancer. However careful f/u and evals are mandatory. If the repeat biopsy was high grade sil (cin2 or 3) then either leep or close f/u is acceptable; most gyns would opt for treatment (leep) in pts older than 30 with high grade lesions. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Most of them: Singapore hospital have advance and modern surgical suits, most major hospital dose that. ...Read more
What?: And the patient would want to do this because... ...Read more
Yes: Warts are lesions caused from the hpv virus and can been seen by the naked eye or under the microscope which is also known as colposcopy. The presence of hpv virus can be detected by finding the dna from the virus from the pap smear test. You can have the dna present without seeing any warts. You cannot have warts without the virus but many have the virus without having warts. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not necessarily: There is a blood test for herpes and if you wish to know if you have been infected with Herpes 1 and or 2, ask your doctor for the blood test. For good health- Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more
Clinic doctor & nurse practioner diagnosd me with genital warts. Specialist Gyno doc & emergency room doc diagnosed me with compound nevus. Which one?
Whoa: "Compound nevus" cannot be diagnosed until the lesion is excised -- it can't be told from an intradermal or junctional nevus with any reliability. It sounds like you'd like to have the thing removed -- it's your prerogative. ...Read more
Would midwife check urine for chlamydia/gonorrhoea if they didn't give you a pap test at antenatal booking?
Hard to say: The routine screenings common to various clinics or providers vary.In some, these are done as part of every exam, in others, it may only be done if requested. It would be reasonable to call in and ask if it was done, and schedule another visit if you feel the need for the testing. ...Read more