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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
How soon can I test for STDs after exposure? Chlamydia ghonorea HPV herpes etc exposure feb 8 testing feb 17 too soon!?
It's not too soon: The tests for chlamydia and gonorrhea (vaginal or urethral swab, or urine) are valid any time more than 2-3 das after exposure. Nine days (Feb 8 to 17) definitely isn't too soon. However, the blood tests for syphilis and HIV generally aren't valid until a few weeks after exposure. (But sometimes it's a good idea to have an early test as a baseline -- then a later test to see if it turns positive.) ...Read more
What strains of HPV are looked for in pap smears? How soon after exposure to HPV would one have an abnormal pap?
Would I have symptoms of HPV one day after exposure i had oral last night and now have a sore throat it's been about 15 hours?
HPV: Unlike to be developing symptoms of hpv this soon, but assuming you were performing oral sex on a man, gonorrhea is certainly possible to be producing symptoms rapidly. You also need to be checked for syphilis and HIV as well as chlamydia. See a doctor and have this evaluated. Good luck and best wishes for a good outcome. ...Read more
Are warts on the hand the same HPV strain that one would get on private parts? How soon after exposure to HPV would a pap come back abnormal?
Bright white spot on a pelvic ultrasound is? History of CSA, exposure to HPV 15y ago, relatives w cancer, urine retention no uti, post coital bleeding
Ultrasound results: that sounds inconclusive at this point. More information would be needed. Follow up with your physician for the results and a final course of action. ...Read more
If u have ever had any exposure to any of the wart causing hpv, how soon would it show up on the HPV test?
Maybe Never?: Exposure to hpv and contracting it are two different things, so you may never test positive. Even if you have contracted it, it may take a few weeks, few months, or years before it becomes detectable. Newer tests are becoming more sensitive, but there is still a chance that you may never know. ...Read more
Can i still pass HPV if i get the vaccine why would a dr tell me to get the vaccine after exposure?
Antibodies: For several reasons. First the vaccine prevents hpv that is deadly. It creates antibodies that may boost the immune system's response to hpv viruses in general. There are more than 140 strains of hpv but four of these strains cause 95% of the cancers. Get the vaccine. It is vital. ...Read more
Please explain to me how to exposure the penis to the PDT in order to kill the HPV virus on the whole penis skin,how long should i wait on each part..
Here are some ...: Please specify what PDT is supposed to mean in this question so I or my colleagues can provide answer for you. Please reword and punctuate for easier understanding. Thanks. ...Read more