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Does Uterine Cancer Always Come From The Hpv
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
Not related to HPV: Uterine cancer is cancer of the lining of the uterus (endometrium) or of the connective tissue (muscle). It is not related to hpv or human papilloma virus. Hpv is the main cause behind cervical cancer which is the dense fibrous tissue at the bottom or outlet of the uterus and is present in the vagina. This is screened for cancer by the pap test. ...Read more
Do the cancer causing HPV strains "go away"? Is the body able to "fight off" HPV cancer strains so it does not show up on pap results?
HPV type 81 in women. How serious? Worst case scenario? Where HPV come from?! Two people no HPV can create HPV? Completely cure? Ever come back?
HPV18 or 81?: I wonder if you mean HPV18, not 81. HPV18 is quite common and one of the major cancer-causing HPV types. If truly type 81, it's probably unimportent. Two people cannot "create" HPV"; it was acquired sexually from someone else. Most HPV infections are cleared by the immune system and do not come back, and even high risk types rarely progress to cancer. Get vaccinated! ...Read more
Can you get high risk HPV that causes cervical cancer from just genitals touching or from not having full penetration?
Yes: Hpv is a virus that causes all types of warts. Certain strains (16, 18, 31) r associated with high risk of cervical/laryngeal/anal cancer & can be spread through contact with infected genital skin, mucous membranes, or bodily fluids. Use adequate protection &/or consider getting the hpv vaccine. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
According to the CDC, the strand of HPV that causes anal warts doesn't cause cancer, but another website says anal warts can possibly lead to cancer. Which one is it?
HPV types: There are over 100 different types of HPV. Some are most commonly seen in anal/perineal warts, while others are considered "high risk" for cancers at various sites. Because of the manner of spread for both the low risk and high risk types in the genital area is similar, and because co-infection with more than one type occurs, the situation can be complex and confusing. Best vaccinate/prevent expos ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
30-50%: With proper "screening, " most reports suggest a 30-50% positive biopsy result (currently with 10-12 cores obtained). Newer technology/approaches such as MRI mapping/guidance, confirmdx, "saturation" biopsies (26-32 cores) are increasing the "+" bx rate. With all of these comes increased cost and risk, however. ...Read more
Can a woman have HPV cervical dsyplasma and oral cancer at the same time or does the virus stay in on place.
Can have both: Hpv infection comes from direct contact. Oral infection come from oral sex with infected partners. Keep in mind that most healthy people clear the infection without treatment. Also not all cervical dysplasia is directly caused by hpv infection. In the same vein it cannot be shown conclusively that the cancers are caused by hpv. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Will getting a gardisil shot protect me from genital HPV and other HPV strands that cause cancer if i already have genital warts caused from hpv?
It will not protect : You from the type of hpv you have now but can protect form other strains of hpv there are many different strains and the gardisil protects against 2 strains the 2 most common strains taht cause genital warts - one of which you already have and the 2 most common strains that cause cervix cancer please s=discuss with your gyn. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have low risk hpv.Genital warts will the HPV vaccine protect me from the other 3 hpv? Will the vaccine be effective in preventing hpv-related diseas
Can the same strain of HPV that causes genital warts also cause cervical cancer? Please let me know
Strains 16,18: As HPV is the precursor to cervical cancer, it is especially important to know its symptoms. Because HPV is a virus, it can be transmitted to another person even if the host shows no physical symptoms. And not all strains of the virus produce visible symptoms. Certain strains—6 and 11 produce visible genital warts.Strains 16 and 18 are responsible for most cases of cervical cancer. ...Read more
Low: Hpv has many types: types 16 and 18 are more biologically significant than 6 and 11. If you have had your cervix removed as part of the hystrectomy, you will not get cervical cancer. If you had dysplasia of the cervix, you can also have dysplasia of the vagina and vulva by the same hpv. A pap smear can be done of the vagina or biopsies of the vulva to exclude these possible sites. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does HPV automatically mean cancer in the future? Is it a lifetime disease? What are other causes for an abnormal pap besides chlamydia?
Relationship complex: Hpv does not automatically mean cancer. The relationship between cancer formation & hpv infection is complex, as there are many subtypes of hpv: some carry a high risk of cancer, while others do not. Most hpv infections are lifelong, making vaccination an important part of the public health discussion. For a list of conditions that could result in an abnormal pap smear, see the link below. ...Read more
I have testicular cancer and kidney cancer. Chance the cancer will come back somewhere else in me?
Possible: Kidney cancer is usually curable when detected at an early stage and is still confined to the kidney. Testicular cancer is curable in the majority of cases. The fact that you had 2 different cancers puts you at risk for a third one especially if you received chemo for testicular cancer. Clinical surveillance and consistent follow up with your physician is prudent. ...Read more
Hpv is not the same as hsv. Some of you don't read. Is it possible to have "flat warts" with cancer causing hpv? I allegedly only have cancer causing.
Yes, but not common: There are over 150 distinct hpv subtypes.Hpv type 1 commonly infects the soles of the feet and produces plantar warts, while hpv types 6 and 11 infect the anogenital area and cause anogenital warts .Hpv subtypes have a variable potential to cause malignant change.The common cutaneous warts are rarely linked with hpv-associated carcinoma. Hpv 16 and 18 are the most common hpv associated w/ cancer. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Sex: Unfortunately a condom is not as benificial with hpv exposure as it might for other std's. Infectious particles are often located outside the area covered by a condom & spread in a stealt fashion, so your only realistic ways to avoid hvp is to abstain or get the vaccine. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more
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