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Doctor insights on: High Risk Hpv Symptoms

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I have high risk HPV. Im scared I could have passed it on to my baby when I gave birth to her and it would be left undiagnosed as it is symptom free. ?

I have high risk HPV. Im scared I could have passed it on to my baby when I gave birth to her and it would be left undiagnosed as it is symptom free. ?

Don't worry: If your baby contacted HPV from you it would normally have been because you hag genital arts and she would then manifest it by having laryngeal polyps.This is rare and would most likely be bucked up by the pediatrician. ...Read more

Dr. Adam Lewis
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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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Have high risk hpv (but not 16 or 18). What are the chances and the symptoms of oral cancer? Just graduated college--drank heavily. Dentist unhelpful

Have high risk hpv (but not 16 or 18). What are the chances and the symptoms of oral cancer? Just graduated college--drank heavily. Dentist unhelpful

No worries: Only certain throat cancers, not oral cancer in general, is due to HPV; and those cancers are caused only by HPV16. So you definitely are not at risk from your current HPV infection. And despite all the media attention to oral cancer from HPV, it remains rare, far less common than other cancers like breast, lung, colon, even in people with oral HPV16 (which you probably don't have). No worries! ...Read more

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What to do about high risk hpv?

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?

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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Recently diagnosis high risk HPV 16+ how will this effect my partner?

Recently diagnosis high risk HPV 16+ how will this effect my partner?

Unknown: most likely he has already been exposed. if male, might be at higher risk for cancer of the penis later in life. warts are a possiblity. ...Read more

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Can being HPV positive only mean high risk HPV or can that include low risk also?

Hard to say: There are several available tests for HPV, some non-specific and some yielding data on which strains have been involved.Without knowing which type of test you had makes an answer unrealistic. Try to find out which test you had and that should give you the answer. ...Read more