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HPV: HPV is a very common virus and there are many strains. Only a few of them are associated with cervical cancer for the female. Once you have the virus it will stay in your system. There is no treatment for the virus. The best prevention at this time is to get the HPV vaccine prior to sexual activity to prevent you from contracting the virus. Screening pap smears is important to look for changes. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
Does having HPV in mouth mean i could have cervical cancer does this mean I have the HPV antibodies? Doc said i had pappiloma from hpvcan i pass it on
See below: Most people with hpv have no issues at all; however most cervical cancers some oro-pharyngeal cancers are related to hpv, in addition to warts etc. You can pass it on to your contacts. You are just above the age for vaccination, but you should get your children esp, girls vaccinated. See this for more info. http://www.cdc.gov/std/hpv/stdfact-hpv.htm. ...Read more
HPV vaccine: Human papillomavirus types 16 and 18 are the most likely types to cause cervical cancer and infection can be prevented with the bivalent (two strain) or quadrivalent (4 stain) vaccine. The quadrivalent vaccine also contains types 6 & 11 that most commonly cause anogenital warts. ...Read more
Some Doctors say HPV can't be detected by blood test & it's impossible when others yes with antibodies! Pathology doctors too! Whom should I believe?
Antibodies=exposure: HPV lives primarily in the epithelial cells that line the skin and some body cavities. Our immune system reacts by making antibodies which if strong enough may limit or prevent future infections as is expected with young women who have been vaccinated. Currently the best way to test for the virus is to examine material from the infected tissue . There is no blood test. ...Read more
Does antibiotics fight hpv? Is there anything I can do to help get rid of it? Unsure if have it. Worried about effects from it. I have no spleen.
No: HPV is a family of dozens of viral strains, some of which can be passed during skin to skin contact during sex.They remain localized to genital tissue & do not enter the blood.The primary infection can eventually self heal over months, but the virus can remain in the tissue indefinately and recur. There are no antibiotics to cure it.Only the wart strains show obvious symptoms. ...Read more
In 2012 I had low risk HPV &detect it by coposcopy and antibiotics since then I had Pap smears and 2013 I stop can HPV come back again if not treated?
Confusing question: HPV is a family of viruses that contain many strains. They are passes by skin to skin contact and a large percentage of infections clear on their own within a year or two. Some can remain embedded near their original site for decades, and shed occasionally,without noticeable symptoms.No antibiotics will eradicate them. If they trigger cervical changes, the doc can treat it in various ways. ...Read more
My sperm sample WBCS+ prescribed antibiotics. Wife's PAP Ascus, HPV+ Wife says this evidences infidelity. How do I explain these test results?
HPV: Any person who claims they know when or how someone got HPV is not telling the truth or is completely misinformed. Most humans get exposed to HPV (96% by age 26) in their youth. HPV migrates and one can infect themselves from hands or other parts of their body. HPV is not in any way specifically an STD nor can ANYONE, including the doctor, predict when or from whom one acquired HPV. ...Read more
Is oral cancer common in teenagers, I'm 18 got the 3 HPV vaccines. I'm worried I might have it bc I have dry mouth. But I'm also on antibiotics. ?
I had HPV which began with ulcer on my outer vagina area, had antibiotics and cleared. Now I have very sore throat and persitent cough. Throat cancer?
Misunderstanding: I wiuld bet you had a genital ulcer from herpes. Hpv does not in any way cause an ulcer. It is a virus without medications to treat it. Herpes is a virus that is commonly treated with an antiviral. Herpes does not cause throat cancer. If you got hpv in the throat from oral sex it would not cause a cough or sore throat. ...Read more
+high risk HPV DNA: The international assoc. For research on cancer reclassified hpv-66 as a high-risk, carcinogenic type of hpv and rec. That it be included as part of routine screening in 2005. Guidelines rec. Testing for the presence of “high-risk” types of hpv as an additional diagnostic tool for equivocal or ambiguous cytology results. Used to det.Need for colposcopy/cervical cytology analysis for women >30yrs. ...Read more