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Doctor insights on: High Risk Vs Low Risk Hpv

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How to know if u have high risk or low risk hpv?

Type of HPV: Only type of hpv will let you know that you have high risk or low risk ...Read more

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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What is the difference between the high-risk and low-risk hpv?

What is the difference between the high-risk and low-risk hpv?

Risk for cervical CA: High risk hpv, like types 16 and 18, are more likely to lead to development of cervical cancer. Low risk hpv, are much less likely to result in cervical cancer. ...Read more

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

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

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I have only high risk HPV, will my bf get warts? As they're low risk right?

I have only high risk HPV, will my bf get warts? As they're low risk right?

Different strain: The wart strain differs and each strain is true to its pattern of associations. Your high risk strain (for cervical cancer) can also produce problems in men.Throat and penile cancer are rare but linked to these strains.If you/he gets warts it will be from some external exposure. ...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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Is HPV cervical dsyplasia considers a high risk or low risk once the person had the surgery done.

Is HPV cervical dsyplasia considers a high risk or low risk once the person had the surgery done.

Cervical dysplasia: Is always high risk need close monitoring , regardless cause , if it is due to hpv , must be eradicated from body ...Read more

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Because i kept having sex with someone who had low risk hpv, could that have made my low risk transform into high risk? I was diagnosed with low risk HPV last november and still had sex with the same person who also had it after i found out. A year later,

Because i kept having sex with someone who had low risk hpv, could that have made my low risk transform into high risk? I was diagnosed with low risk HPV last november and still had sex with the same person who also had it after i found out. A year later,

HPV : Hpv can cause problems such as warts, cervical dysplasia and cervical cancer. They have several subtypes. Some subtypes are frequently associated with these changes and are labeled "high risk hpv" versus , other subtypes that are less likely associated with these changes are labeled as "low risk hpv". Notice that there are no "no risk hpv" strains. Please continue to monitor your condition closely with your gynecologist. I doubt that more sex changed the subtype of your hpv. ...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.

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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If a partner has low risk and I have high risk will the HPV vaccine prevent us from having a child?

If a partner has low risk and I have high risk will the HPV vaccine prevent us from having a child?

No: The vaccine has nothing to do with your shared fertility. Forms of invasive std like chlamydia & gonorrhea can scar the fallopian tubes & diminish fertility, but this vaccine has no such effect. ...Read more

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If a partner has low risk and I have high risk will the HPV vaccine prevent us from having intercourse?

If a partner has low risk and I have high risk will the HPV vaccine prevent us from having intercourse?

It's just a vaccine: The hpv vaccine is a good vaccine, especially for young women because their infection with high risk hpv may lead to cervical cancer, but it's just a vaccine. Being just a vaccine, it has no way of stopping a couple from meeting, going out on dates, getting married, having sex, or anything else along that line. ...Read more