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How Long Until A Pap Smear Can Detect Genital Warts After Contracting Phv
Separate issues: Pap is not designed to detect genital warts. Genital warts are usually present on the skin of genitals. There are multiple types of hpv, some causing warts and others causing cancer. If you suspect that you have been exposed to hpv, please see your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The major organs of the reproductive system includes, the external genitalia (penis and vulva) as well as a number of internal organs including the gamete producing gonads (testicles and ovaries). Diseases of the human reproductive system are very common and widespread, particularly ...Read more
NO ONE KNOWS: Hpv is transmitted sexually, hpv infection has no symptoms, the reality is that most infections are cleared by our immune system. The bad news is that there are over 100 hpv strains. Some cause genital warts others can lead to cervical cancer. The most important message is get your pap smear. ...Read more
What strains of HPV are picked up on a pap smear compared to the HPV DNA test? How soon after exposure will a pap have abnormal results?
Weeks or years: Genital warts are not dangerous, but are contagious. . Once a person is infected, he or she may develop warts in days, weeks or even years. Outbreaks are so very variable. Sometimes so many years after contact that a person has no memory of who infected them. They should be treated - either coagulated in the office or the operating room - depending on how many you have. .Peter wilk, md. ...Read more
How long (months/years) can you have HPV (human paploma virus) before you start getting genital warts?
Can a pap smear alone detect high risk HPV or does the colposcopy determine that? How can a doctor tell how long the HPV has been in someone's system?
I have HPV- Genital Warts. Will get PAP smear done soon. I'm 28. Can i fight the virus our of my system with my immune, if yes how (diet/supplement)?
Here are some ...: Catracting HPV infection is the common thing in life; some have symptoms like what you saw "genital warts", and most of others become HPV-carriers with no visible lesion & symptom. Somehow, personal immune defense ability can well contain these invading virus. As to if any diet or supplement can do the trick to control it, there has been no known agent for such. But healthy lifestyle can help ... ...Read more
Yes: They can be format in your body for a very long time. If you are young your body might clear the infection without you knowing you have it. If it does not clear, the warts can appear at any time, many years later. It is often a problem on a faithful marriage if the infection was caught beforehand ...Read more
What strains of HPV are looked for in pap smears? How soon after exposure to HPV would one have an abnormal pap?
Can i be free of HPV ( genital warts) forever after period of time? After my body clearing the HPV(Genital warts) will i be contagious? I am single.
Yes: Warts are lesions caused from the hpv virus and can been seen by the naked eye or under the microscope which is also known as colposcopy. The presence of hpv virus can be detected by finding the dna from the virus from the pap smear test. You can have the dna present without seeing any warts. You cannot have warts without the virus but many have the virus without having warts. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Oh, yes: Hpv is common. In several studies of college-age women, 20% were hpv positive at the beginning of the study and another 40% became positive in the next few years. That said, most hpv infections have no symptoms and most will go away by themselves. Hpv is associated with significant pap changes when it persists for >2 years. ...Read more
How fast can CIN develop? CIN of the cervix. I previously had CIN 3, but no HPV detected. Can it grow back quickly? Thanks
Varies: Many things influence how fast or if it grows back. A healthy immune system with normal levels of folic acid and vitamin D helps keep it in check. Tobacco smoke, even second hand makes it grow back faster. Eat right, get your exercise, avoid tobacco, get plenty of rest and just generally take care of yourself and get your exams and you should be fine. ...Read more
What STD's can be detected by a pap smear? How long does it take for results ? Does Pap smear show yeast bacterial vaginosis as well ? Hiv ? UTI?
See below: PAP smear is not designed to test for STDs. However it may reveal, herpes, HPV, trichhomonas, yeast and bacterial vaginosis. PAP results may a take a couple of weeks. Not finding these in a PAP smear does not exclude these infections. PAP does not reveal HIV. If you have a concern, you should see a doctor and get specific tests for the particular infection in question. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more
How long does it take for HPV to be detectable by pap smear or in blood? Very important question.
Different tests: Pap test actually looks at cells under the microscope and can tell if there are abnormal cells(precancer cells). Hpv is a special test recommended only for women over 30 years of age because most hpv infections go away on their own in 80-90% of cases. It is only persistent infection for 10 to 15 years where you have to worry about the hpv infections. So you should wait to worry. Your gynecologist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Unique to individual: The time gap between exposure to hpv and subsequent possible development of warts or precancerous changes is unique to each person and in part depends upon the strain of hpv. A person with impaired immunity (hiv / organ transplant recipient / other immune dysfunction) will have a more difficult time fighting off hpv infection. Hpv is also more aggressive in cigarette smokers. ...Read more
Vaginal pap: The hpv virus has many subtypes. The transition zone of the cervix is where they are most active, but they can also act on the wall of the vagina. Vaginal dysplasia and cancer are more rare than cervical, but they still are screened for using a pap smear. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Did laser to remove CIN1 on Feb15. How long & often will CIN emerge again? How to reduce it?Still discharging Regular Pap test and next year HPV test.
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