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First Signs Of Hpv
Enlarging skin bumps: They can take a variety of different appearances depending on what type of cancer. Melanoma is the most aggressive, see the pic i attached. Squamous cells are scaly and can ulcerate if large. Basal cells are "pearly" and also can ulcerate and bleed. If you have concern for an enlarging spot on your skin, have it looked at by your md or dermatologist for evaluation and possible biopsy (in office. ...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
...: When someone is first infected with HIV they can have a flu-like illness. People can live many years without having any symptoms until their immune system gets weak from HIV and they develop an opportunistic infection (like thrush or pcp) or cancer. If concerned about HIV exposure, see a doctor about getting tested. There are effective treatment options for hiv. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Rabies symptoms: For rabies to occur, there usually has to be a recognizable exposure - such as a dog, cat or other mammal bite. Sometimes bats are involved, but that may not always include a bite. Since rabies is a viral infection - the first symptoms are 'non-specific' like headache, fever or malaise (feel wiped out). Further in the course, more characteristic symptoms develop like hydrophobia. See an MD. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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A white or red patch: Or any other sore or swelling in your mouth that doesn't go away after a week should be evaluated by a dentist. Oral cancer is very treatable in its early stages. Unfortunately, by the time a patient notices something abnormal, it may be more advanced. Prevention and early detection are essential! see your dentist regularly. Your dentist &/or hygienist should do an oral cancer exam twice a year. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Acute retroviral sx: The most common symptoms of acute retroviral infection is no signs/symptoms. The acute syndrome is no different in males or females ; may present as a mononucleosis like illness. Fever (38-40c), fatigue, ; myalgias; sore throat w/ or w/o swollen tonsils; generalized red body rash; non-tender swelling of lymph nodes in armpits ; front /back of the neck. It takes an alert physician to diagnose! ...Read more
Kinda subtle: Diabetes is failure of the body to regulate blood sugar levels so you end up with persistent elevation of sugar in your blood . The reasons for this vary and not all diabetics are overweight. Some of the initial symptoms include feeling tired, being thirsty a lot , frequent urination, weight changes. The screening for this disease is pretty straightforward and early detection is crucial. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A whole Textbook: This question may not be easily answered in this simple forum. It could take a whole book to discuss the answers to this question. There are numerous pregnancy and pre-natal books available. It may be wise to get one to use as your guide. I would also hope that you will learn now to avoid pregnancy. If you need health care please contact planned parenthood. ...Read more
Variable, see below: Fatigue and fever, joint pain, stiffness and swelling, butterfly-shaped rash on the face that covers the cheeks and bridge of the nose, skin lesions that appear or worsen with sun exposure, raynaud's phenomenon shortness of breath, chest pain, dry eyes headaches, confusion, memory loss for additional information consult this site. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/lupus/ds00115/dsection=symptom. ...Read more
Silence: In this country, breast cancer is most often detected by mammogram, before any symptoms. Other symptoms include a painless new lump, swollen lymph nodes in the armpit, dimpling in the skin of the breast, a newly inverted nipple, scaling or crusting of the nipple, or a sore on the breast that grown and doesn't heal. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Many possible: Early pregnancy symptoms can include tender or swollen breasts, nausea or vomiting; lack of a period; increased frequency of urination; headaches, insomnia, fatigue. Moodiness, mild cramping, food cravings; passing gas; enlarging waist line. Etc. There may be an increase in white vaginal discharge. ...Read more
Late period: Late or missed period is the first, and the only completely reliable sign before a positive HCG test. After a positive test, very few signs but many symptoms are reported. In my patient population, i've noticed that fatigue and need for more sleep are the earliest consistent reports. ...Read more
Not in teens: Cervical cancer is not a disease of teenagers.Std is way more common that anything-if the teenager is sexually active.Obviously becoming sexually active at a young age-would be a risk factor for cervical ca-especially if the partner is+ for hpv.The risk will be higher if promiscuous and using alcohol and smoking.It takes time for abnormal cell to develop into cancer. Discuss further with your gyne. ...Read more
Very Unlikely: Heart attacks are extremely rare under 40 years of age, unless you have a family history of Early heart attacks which happens when you have extremely high cholesterol levels due to genetics. Heart attack is menifested as Pain in the front part of the chest(behind the breast Bone). Sometimes it feels like extreme pressure and you feel suffocated. There is often a cold sweat that accompanies the pai ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
HPV in men: There are many strains of hpv (almost a hundred), and most do not cause any signs or symptoms in men or women. However, a few strains will cause warts in certain areas, including the mouth/throat, genitals, and anus. A few strains have also been implicated in causing cancer of the penis, just as they can cause cancer of the cervix in females. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Depends on strain: Hpv is a family with >50 known strains at this point.Four strains seem to dominate the harm inflicted on humans, 2 more internal & 2 external.External strains produce wart like growths on genitals that may start as tiny bumps & grow to inch sized clusters or more. Internal strains may be carried unrecognized for 20+ years before causing cancer.Infected parties give it to uninfected, m=f. ...Read more
I know there is different types of HPV , but what of it's been months and no signs or symptoms.I'm getting tested regardless just need higher thoughts?
Usually none: Most HPV infections cause no symptoms at all and nothing abnormal on examination. But some infections cause genital or anal warts, and others can cause cancer. But actual cancer is easily prevented by regular health care. And you can prevent the most important HPV related health problems by immunization. Talk to your primary care doctor about the available vaccines. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: If first one was negative and you were possibly infected afterwards. ...Read more
Why do doctors say someone is "clear" of HPV when the person ceases to show outward signs of the disease? Hpv is for "life" and cannot be eliminated.
Primary vs secondary: People will often clear the primary stage of HPV within two years if they have a normal immune system. As you say, it then can hibernate in your body for life produce problems later. Your issue is with a difference in how you use terminology. Clearing the first stage is just that, it does not mean eliminating the germ. ...Read more
My first son, 40 years old they had to put him in isolation because I had small worts on my virgina. I forget what they called it, is this HPV?
Confusing: Forty when you delivered ? If you had genital warts, they are likely caused by one of the few strains of HPV that trigger them. There would be no reason to isolate a baby born vaginally while you have them. The baby might develop genital warts up to 2 or so years after birth or have warts appear on their vocal cords, but there is no risk to others that would require isolation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hpv my ex wife just told me she has the form of HPV that causes cancer. Should i be worried about having this and passing it on. I have never had any signs of having anything.
HPV : Hpv is a viral infection that can be passed thru bodily contact with an infected individual. This virus can live dormant in the body until stimulated, at which time you will typically notice open sores and crusting lesions. You should discuss this with your physician for more information and management. ...Read more
Before i go to a doctor,what are some of the signs for Oral HPV?And how is it spread?mean Oral Hpv
Usually asymptomatic: Oral HPV usually is acquired by performing oral sex on Most oral HPV causes no symptoms at all. Sometimes warts in or around the mouth. Throat cancer can occur due to HPV, but usually not before age 40. All oral HPV problems are more frequent in people with immune deficiency, such as advanced HIV infection.infected partners. See a doctor, as you are planning to do. Good luck. ...Read more
Pap smear done shows hpv not abnormal no signs of lesions. Advised to retest in 6 months. Should I be alarmed or could it be a false reading ?
Yes and no: There are some safeguards in the procedure. A pap smear should never be reported out unless the smear is first an adequate specimen ( has the right kind of cervical cells on the slide) as judged by the person reviewing the slide.If adequate, and no abnormal cells are seen, it would be reported as negative.Can errors be made ?, yes. ...Read more
I got the HPV shots done first in June and then in July.I cannot get pregnant from my own experience,but not medically proven.Both month12-13 day late?
Could be: no such side effects have been reported.could it possibly be related?i suppose so.Get the 3rd shot anyway as being late is not significant ...Read more