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I received the results of HPV viral typing and I'm positive for HPV LR57/71 HPV HR 56 HPV HR 66/68 Is there anything I can do to stop HPV.And partner?

I received the results of HPV viral typing and I'm positive for
HPV LR57/71
HPV HR 56
HPV HR 66/68
Is there anything I can do to stop HPV.And partner?

HPV: HPV 56,66/68 are high risk strains for cervical cancer, using a female condom would prevent skin contact and spread of HPV, also using Microbicides A 2005 review article suggested that several inexpensive chemicals might serve to block HPV transmission if applied to the genitals prior to sexual contact. Carrageenan which is a sexual lubricant brand may prevent spread of HPV ...Read more

Dr. Barbara Lavi
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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 received the results of HPV typing and I'm positive for LR57/71, HR 56, HR 66/68. Is there a cure? Does it go away?

I received the results of HPV typing and I'm positive for LR57/71, HR 56, HR 66/68. Is there a cure? Does it go away?

Follow doc's advice: Almost all HPV infections are cleared by the immune system, usually 1-2 yr. Viral DNA may persist with chance of later recurrence, but for practical purposes the infection is gone. More important than HPV itself is whether you have dysplasia (pre-cancer cells) of the cervix or other infected area. Even high-risk HPV rarely leads to actual cancer. Follow doc's advice about treatment and follow-up. ...Read more

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What is the type of HPV you get from genital contact with vagina to hand?

What is the type of HPV you get from genital contact with vagina to hand?

Depends on the HPV: There is not specific type of hpv that may infect the vagina and be spread by contact, but several types of hpv which have to be tested for. There are a few types which have the to potential to cause cervical cancer and these should be tested for ...Read more

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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?

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?

Continue exams: I would suggest to continue regular exams and paps. Research is unclear whether your immune system fights and rids virus vs lays dormant. Best approach continue with regularly scheduled exams. ...Read more

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Is there a test to find out specifically what type of HPV a person has? So you know if your high risk of cancer, or if you have nothing to worry about

Is there a test to find out specifically what type of HPV a person has? So you know if your high risk of cancer, or if you have nothing to worry about

Yes: There are cultures and urine tests that will determine if an individual is carrying a high risk strain of HPV. The most common strains are Type 6 and 11 which cause the common wart. ...Read more

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What factors/reasons determine the type of CIN of HPV? How to know which CIN is next? Had a laser to remove CIN1. Discharging stopped. Pap in 2 mnths

Good question: No one knows why some women get fairly rapid progression to aggressive CIN's after meeting HPV and others never have problems. Even identified possible risk factors are of small effect. Comply with your instructions and you are well-protected against a lethal outcome. Cervical cancer was once THE great cancer killer of women. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Tested positive genital HPV16 & others. How to know if I have the throat type too? Is it also no symptoms? How to cure throat HPV in this case if any?

No cure: There is immunization for HPV, but no cure - yet. In most individuals, the body's immune system seems to neutralize the virus over an up to 2 year time period. HPV infections don't cause symptoms, unless an individuals' body is unable to fight the virus and decade down the road ends up with cancer of the cervix or the throat. A swab from the throat is technically possible. ...Read more

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What are the different types of HPV ?

What are the different types of HPV ?

HPV: There are hundreds of different serotypes of hpv. What matters though is whether the hpv is low risk for cancer (6, 11) or high risk for cancer (16, 18, 31, 33, 37 ...). ...Read more

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