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Does Having Hpv Mean I Have Hiv
No: But it means you are at increased risk for several reasons. Having unprotected intercourse ever is a risk. Having a sexually transmitted infection weakens the vaginal barrier and makes it easier to get infected with hiv. Also, the partner who gave you chlamydia may have also given you hiv. Please get tested now, and repeat in 6 months. Please always use a condom. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
Does having HPV in mouth mean i could have cervical cancer does this mean I have the HPV antibodies? Doc said i had pappiloma from hpvcan i pass it on
See below: Most people with hpv have no issues at all; however most cervical cancers some oro-pharyngeal cancers are related to hpv, in addition to warts etc. You can pass it on to your contacts. You are just above the age for vaccination, but you should get your children esp, girls vaccinated. See this for more info. http://www.cdc.gov/std/hpv/stdfact-hpv.htm. ...Read more
No: "hiv symptoms" are very non-specific. For example, weight loss, fevers, night sweats, and/or chronic diarrhea could be symptoms of hiv, but they could also be symptoms of many other conditions. People had these symptoms well before 1981, when the aids epidemic began. Don't try to self-diagnose HIV based on symptoms: get a test. ...Read more
Genital Warts-Yes: Genital warts are caused by the human papilloma virus (HPV), and are highly infectious; easily transmitted via skin to skin contact (not just penis to vagina/anus/mouth). 90% of genital warts are caused by HPV subtypes 9 & 11, which can be prevented (but not treated) by the HPV (Gardasil) vaccine. See you clinician about treatment options and use male/female condoms to reduce transmission risk. ...Read more
I was tested for HPV and was negative, but I have warts around my vagina. Does this mean I have HPV?
Warts: Sounds suspicious, I would get rechecked.Get a more detailed answer ›
At risk: But for a single heterosexual contact the risk is low perhaps 1 per 1000. Use barrier protection. ...Read more
No: Not necessarily, but you are at risk. See a doctor to get tested. ...Read more
Pap tests and HPV: The pap test for cervical cancer is very good when done regularly, but sometimes the findings are not certain for either benign or a possible pre-cancer. ASCUS is this atypical uncertain zone. So an immediate (reflex) HPV test then can tell which of these patients are most likely to need more urgent follow-up to make a dx, usually by colposcopy and biopsy.ASCUS w/ neg HPV means very low risk of ca ...Read more
Ans: No you can have an Abnormal papa for several reasons. When the papa us abnormal hoc for the dangerous setup types are checked. So then you are either high risk is low risk. You did not mention this. So ask your doctor. And see. The paps will need to be redone at some time usually 3 mo. ...Read more
I have been exposed to HIV my blood work detects I have p24 antigen. Does this mean I have or will get HIV? I only have one partner.
I've been tested (blood test) for STD and i had negative result for herpes. Does that mean i don't have either hsv1 or 2?
Probably, yes: The HSV blood tests are highly accurate, but they take up to 3-4 months to become positive. So your negative result means you aren't infected, except for a slight chance if you were exposed recently. But if you haven't been at risk for STD and no obvious contact with someone with oral herpes, you can be very sure you don't have either virus. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hiv infection is caused by a retrovirus....This retrovirus binds to CD4 cells (for the most part). You may detect the virus by several different methods. An elisa test (enzyme linked immunosorbent assay). You may also detect it by doing a test referred to as a western blot (a gel protein electrophoresis). Thirdly by pcr (polymerase chain reaction) which ...Read more
Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is a lentivirus (a member of the retrovirus family) that causes acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (aids),  a condition in humans in which progressive failure of the immune system allows life-threatening opportunistic infections ...Read more
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