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Hpv 16 In Women
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
Not Very: There are a few types of vaginal cancers that may occur in women. Although, most are in older age but the cancerous changes in cells are not entirely depending on that factor alone. Pl see attached link for some other detail. The critical thing is proper diagnosis at an early age and treatment for best results. Vaginal cancer is rare. Only about 1 of every 1,100 women will develop vaginal cancer ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Probably...: Known to us, every life event or disease is always caused by multiple factors. Somehow, HPV has special affinity to cervix, vagina, vulva, anus, rectum, & oropharynx, and estimated that 90% of cervical cancer are probably caused by some types of HPV, especially 16 & 18 for some 65%. More? Review article in https://www.cdc.gov/cancer/hpv/statistics/cases.htm. ...Read more
30% of pregnant women bleed during the first trimester. how many of those women who bleed will have healthy pregnancy?
Myths: I don't know where you got that statistic, but it is not true or correct or there is a different definition of what the word 'bleeding' means. Viable pregnancy stops vaginal bleeding. Any bleeding in pregnancy should be considered abnormal. And a reason to be in good contact with your OB. ...Read more
Generally low: Breast cancer is usually a disease of postmenopausal women so the chances of having cancer before 30 are low. That said, certain personal and family risk factors can increase the chances of cancer even in young women so i suggest you visit your doctor to discuss your current cancer risk and the potential need for early screenings or surveillance. ...Read more
Ovarian cancer: Ovarian cancer commonly spreads by the cancer cells sloughing off the ovary, floating in the abdominal cavity, and planting in other areas, especially where the fluid pools. The bladder surface is one of those areas where implants commonly occur, and can cause blood in the urine. Sometimes the ovarian tumor itself can rest on the bladder and cause bladder irritation, and potentially bleeding. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hcg in urine: Hcg, human chorionic gonadotropin, is found in blood of men and women. It is very elevated in pregnancy and some forms of cancer. Urine pregnancy tests are designed to detect the presence of HCG in the urine of pregnant women. It is found in all pregnant women. However, it has to reach a threshold to be detectable and if urine is checked too early in pregnancy, the test may be negative. ...Read more
Unlikely: The main extragenital complications of gential herpes simplex infection include hsv meningitis and proctitits. I don't know of any occurrences of hsv orchitis in men or involvement of the seminal vesicles, bulbourethrals, or prostate, which may affect male fertility. Similarly, female fertility is unlikely to be affected by hsv alone. The main concern is vertical transmission during pregnancy. ...Read more
Normal or not!: Depends on degree. Urinary protein excretion is considered abnormal in pregnant women when it exceeds 300 mg/24 hours at anytime during gestation, a level that usually correlates with 1+ on urine dipstick. Proteinuria documented before pregnancy or before 20 weeks' gestation suggests preexisting renal disease. Preeclampsia is the most common cause for this. Mild proteinuria (30mg-100mg) is common. ...Read more
12.7 per 100000: The latest data i could find was from 2007 when 12.7 maternal deaths occurred for every 100, 000 live births. That amounts to about 568 mothers that year. The lowest rate before 2007 was in 1987 when it was 6.6 deaths per 100, 000 live births. In 1950 it was 83.3 deaths per 100, 000 live births. ...Read more
What percentage of women who have lumps in their breasts are diagnosed with breast cancer after being scanned?
Cancer: Do men get breast cancer at the same rate of incidence as women during most of their lifetime?
No: no the breast cancer in men is significantly less prevalence than women. breast cancer does occur in men. In 2012 it was estimated that 2,190 new cases in males would develop, with 410 deaths. It tends to occur at a later age in men than in women, with the male peak age being 71 years old as opposed to peaks at 51 and 71 years old in women. Some men ignore breast lumps or think they are caused by an infection or some other reason and they do not get medical treatment until the mass has grown significantly. ...Read more
HPV VaccineDoesNotCa: HPV Vaccine does not cause any kind of cancer vaginal or otherwise and Virgins teenagers or others. It seems from your question that you have been misinformed about HPV Vaccine HPV VACCINE DOES NOT CAUSE HPV OR ANY KIND OF CANCER ANYWHERE IN BODY IN ANYBODY WHO RECEIVED THE VACCINE ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Common: Too much thyroid hormone can produce bone loss & heart irregularities. However, most patients who are low in thyroid are underrecognized. The TSH is a poor screening test for thyroid function. The full thyroid panel is needed to assess optimized thyroid function. More than 50% of patients in my practice are low in thyroid hormone levels past age 40. ...Read more
Hematuria: Most women with blood in their urine will have a UTI (urinary tract infection), or kidney stone. @ 15 % of women with blood in the urine in your age group will have a tumor, or malignancy so it's important not to ignore this symptom. Your primary care doctor can check a culture to rule out infection. If the culture is negative you should see the urologist for further evaluation. ...Read more