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Pap showed Im positive for abnormal cells & further testing showed high risk HPV cells. What treatment is there alternative to cutting my cervix?

Pap showed Im positive for abnormal cells & further testing showed high risk HPV cells. What treatment is there alternative to cutting my cervix?

Biopsy: It sounds like ASCUS(atypical cells) with high risk hpv. You do not need to have your cervix cut. Just need to have it looked at with a microscope device called a colposcope. Depending on how things look you may need a small biopsy to see if you need treatment or just a repeat pap. Probably nothing bad but definitely get it checked out. ...Read more

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Hpv (Definition)

HPV stands for Human Pappiloma Virus which is a group of Viruses that are responsible to cause Cancer of Cevix in women and Cancer of Anus and mouth in both sexes.It usully transmitted by Sexual intercourse,vaginal,anal and oral sex It is ...Read more


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I just found out I have high risk hpv. What are my treatment options?

I just found out I have high risk hpv. What are my treatment options?

See below: High risk hpv may or may not casue a precancerous lesion in your cervix. You simply need following if there is an abnormal pap smear you will problably HAV eto have a biopsye. ...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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Can men get rid of high risk HPV?

Can men get rid of high risk HPV?

Not really: Almost everyone gets genital area HPV infection from time to time, sometimes several times. The "high risk" types are among the most common and most infections cause no symptoms. Even high risk HPV types usually do not progress to cancer and most cases are never diagnosed. The immune system clears up most HPV infections over time. Unfortunately, there is no treatment to make it go away any sooner. ...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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My doc told me I have high risk hpv. What do I tell me boyfriend about it? Is it harmful to him, will he catch it? How can he and I get treated?

My doc told me I have high risk hpv. What do I tell me boyfriend about it? Is it harmful to him, will he catch it? How can he and I get treated?

Condom: First you get treated by gyn with Aldara or zyclara with follow up as recommended. Boyfreind should wear condoms to decrease chance of infection. Boyfreind can see dermatologist or urologist for exam and possible treatment so you do not become reinfected once clear. ...Read more

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Low grade SIL 6 mon after finding out I have high risk hpv. Im 33. Normal pap 3 yrs prior. What can I expect? Seems fast changes. My age is a concern.

Small concern: LGSIL usually regresses without any treatment. You need to be evaluated to make sure it is LG, usually with a colposcopy. It would then be followed to make sure it doesn't progress. ...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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With high risk HPV, is it possible for vagina to burn and feel swollen?

Not related: High risk HPV is seldom symptomatic. However, sexually transmitted diseases do tend to travel together and there are several STDs that can cause this as can some of the things used in the treatment. Talk to your doctor about what might be going on. ...Read more