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Doctor insights on: High Risk Hpv During Pregnancy

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Dr. Daniel Saurborn
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Hpv (Definition)

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


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Does pregnancy effect high risk hpv ?

Does pregnancy effect high risk hpv ?

Not particularly: Many women carry evidence of high risk HPV strains for decades without it effecting having families. If you are not in the midst of treatment for cervical cancer, the cervix/uterus will carry a pregnancy as it would otherwise & the HPV would be just a novelty. Pregnancy would not increase or decrease the risk involved. ...Read more

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How likely is it to pass high risk HPV on to your baby during a vaginal delivery?

How likely is it to pass high risk HPV on to your baby during a vaginal delivery?

Extremely low : The risk is extremely low except in very rare cases. Hpv is not an issue for vaginal delivery. Having hpv does not exclude you from having a vaginal delivery and having a c section because of hpv is not recommended. ...Read more

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Endocervical biopsy during leep i have cin2 and high risk hpv?

Endocervical biopsy during leep i have cin2 and high risk hpv?

HPV and CIN: What's the question? With proper care, there is almost no risk this will progress to cervical cancer; follow your doctor's advice about follow-up. The HPV eventually will go away. If you have a regular sex partner, he doesn't need care unless he sees a penile wart or other penis skin problem. You and he can safely continue sex. Does that cover what's on your mind? ...Read more

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I had a leep procedure for HPV and im pregnant ami considered a high risk pregnancy?

I had a leep procedure for HPV and im pregnant ami considered a high risk pregnancy?

Somewhat: It depends on how much cervical tissue was removed with the leep procedure. You might be at a somewhat higher risk for cervical incompetence which can lead to a premature delivery. Most women who have undergone a leep procedure will have no problems during their pregnancy. Your OB may follow you closer and if it appears that the cervix is prematurely dilating, special procedures can be done to hel. ...Read more

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I was 19 when diagnosed with high risk hpv. I had a cone biopsy. Recently 23 y.O i've had bad pelvic pain. Pain during sex discharge ect. Is it back?

I was 19 when diagnosed with high risk hpv. I had a cone biopsy. Recently 23 y.O  i've had bad pelvic pain. Pain during sex discharge ect. Is it back?

See your GYN: There are many benign causes for the symptoms you listed such as vaginal infections or endometriosis. However, high risk hpv can progress to cervical cancer if left unmonitored. Close follow up with your gyn is a must. ...Read more

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High risk HPV (cin 3) at 19, cone biopsy done, am now 24 with missed period, pain during sex and spotting between periods. Smoker and sexually active?

High risk HPV (cin 3) at 19, cone biopsy done, am now 24 with missed period, pain during sex and spotting between periods. Smoker and sexually active?

Back to OBGYN: The risk of hpv infection in women is directly related to the number of male sex partners sex with a new partner is a stronger risk factor than sex with a steady partner both vaginal and anal intercourse are major risk factors for hpv infection transmission is usually asymptomatic. ...Read more

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What to do about high risk hpv?

Follow MD advice: Even high risk HPV rarely progresses to actual cancer, especially with proper medical care. Follow your doctor's advice about treatment and follow-up and nothing serious will come of it. ...Read more

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Does papillex helps attack high risk hpv?

Unlikely: Papillex is essentially an vitamin/mineral/nutritional supplement designed and advertised to boost your immune system. Truth: a strong immune system is important in prevention and treatment of any type of infection. Are there any 'controlled, randomized, double-blind, valid' scientific studies showing that papillex or any otc supplement truly boosts your immune system to help cure hpv. Answer: no. ...Read more

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Hpv positive i'm 23. Do I have high risk hpv?

Hpv positive i'm 23. Do I have high risk hpv?

Need further testing: Hpv infection is very common, and consists of a large family of related viruses. Certain types are considered high-risk in that they are associated with higher rates of cancer. To type these viruses, further testing, called serotyping, must be performed for identification. See you gynecologist or primary care physician for details, and be sure to use condoms during sex. ...Read more

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Help, what to do if i might have high risk hpv?

Routine care: Strains of hpv were found in as many as 70% of women in there mid 20's prior the vaccines availability. Yearly pap smears to detect early signs of hpv related pre-cancer have been done for decades. Discuss with your pcp/obgyn. ...Read more

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I have high risk hpv. Would this affect my partner?

I have high risk hpv. Would this affect my partner?

Yes: If your partner is virus naive, then your partner is at risk. Please us a condom. ...Read more

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I have lsil, would that come from low risk or high risk hpv?

There is a test: That is determined by the HPV hybrid test your Gynecologist should have run with the pap smear. We no longer guess about these things. ...Read more

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High risk HPV and i bleed after sex. What should I do?

High risk HPV and i bleed after sex. What should I do?

See your Gyn: Sounds like you need a good pelvic exam and it may be time to repeat your pap smear. ...Read more

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What will happen if you are high risk HPV and have a vaginal birth?

Usually nothing: High risk hpv types are not associated with any problems during vaginal delivery. Hpv 11, which causes warts can cause a rare condition in babies if they are exposed to the vaginal or cervical warts during delivery. Talk to your doctor if you are concerned about this. ...Read more

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What does high risk HPV mean? I had an abnormal pap test and high risk hpv.

What does high risk HPV mean? I had an abnormal pap test and high risk hpv.

Likely to advance: High risk hpv via colposcopy will usually mean cin iii or worse. If the abnormal pap test has not been followed up with colposcopy where the cervix is looked at microscopically please see your gyn. ...Read more

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What happens when the cervical dysplasia is gone but the high risk HPV types are still present?

Recurrence: Even with proper treatment of cervical dysplasia, the fact that this is caused by a viral infection gives a 30% recurrence rate for cervical dysplasia. The high risk hpv types may always be present. ...Read more

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Nurse said Pap showed Atypia high risk HPV but not types16 or 18. Can you give me information on what that means exactly?

Abnormal reading: Years ago they discovered a link between HPV & various cancers.HPV is a family of dozens of virus strains.The predominant strains linked to cervical cancer are 16 & 18 but there are others.You just need to keep your follow up appointments.Atypia does not mean cancer but could be a sign you could head that direction.It may never happen but you are at risk. ...Read more

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I'm 36 had two abnormal paps six months apart. Second pap told me I have high risk hpv. Will this go away? Is it contagious?

I'm 36 had two abnormal paps six months apart. Second pap told me I have high risk hpv. Will this go away? Is it contagious?

No/Yes it can be,,,: This doesn't go away, and can spread if not treated. Your next step should be colposcopy and likely a cone biopsy to remove this. As it is a virus it can be contageous. If you have a high risk hpv, like types 16 and 18, it would be wise to be diligent about getting your pap smear screen every year. Best of luck. ...Read more

Dr. Patricia Foster
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more