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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
Pap smear showed mild abnormal changes. hpv since 2006. Normal paps from 2006 until now. Only light spotting between period Cancer or hpv symptom?
Just monitor: Hpv positive should not change the course of pregnancy or delivery. Genital warts may increase during pregnancy, and can be treated. Abnormal pap smears related to hpv can be monitored during the pregnancy. Cervical cancer related to hpv is the exception that would impact the pregnancy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
1 ascus pap having spotting and extra discharge negative HPV and cultures all neg. Pap 6 months later normal xtra discharge tiny spotting still there y?
Diagnosed with High risk HPV- but pap now normal. Unprotected anal sex with bf- could this have caused anal cancer/anal HPV infection?
Yes: It is very much possibleGet a more detailed answer ›
Sex on 14th, light pink spotting 20-25th, dark brown spotting instd of period 28-today(30th). Pregnancy test neg. Should I be worried? PID?Cyst? PCOS?
Irregular periods: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections & hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test . There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more
Unprotected sex 10 times before ovulation. Spotting light pink brown and redish mucus. Implantation bleeding? Pregnant?
Very possibly: It is either implantation or the beginning of your period. ...Read more
Performed one-time vaginal oral sex on HPV positive woman. She has history of abnormal pap (non cancer) with this HPV. My chances of HPV contraction?
Regular paps all normal. Jan 2014 ascus. April 2014 normal. Oct 2014 ascus. Feb 2015 ascus and positive hpv. (First hpv) How likely is this cancer??
It is not cancer: It is pre-cancer all you have to do is follow up with those ascus reports with a biopsy to see how bad the dysplasia is. If it's high-grade dysplasia and you'll need to have a small portion of your cervix removed this is very common. This will cure your HPV in many cases. The chance of getting squamous cell carcinoma if you follow up our almost 0 please follow up. ...Read more
How common is "ovulation spotting"? 28yo, no STDs, not pregnant, have very light pink/brown spotting midcycle for several months.
AGC and HPV negative on recent Pap. Irregular bleeding for last few months. Scheduled colposcopy. Odds of this being cancer?
Cannot assess: The odds of this being malignancy are probably quite low, but odds do not make any difference. It either is or is not and that is why the tests are being done. Good luck and hope this is benign. ...Read more
Diagnosed HPV in Pap smear. Only 1 partner, recently had unprotected anal sex with him. HPV spreads to bum from vag? Anal cancer?
HPV spread: The Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) can produce vulvo-vaginal as well as anal lesions. If you have obvious growths a MD can treat them immediately to decrease your risk of spread. If untreated, anal cancers are a future possibility with the lesions. By the way, your boyfriend should see a MD as well to make sure he is HPV free or not before continuing sexual contact. ...Read more
Had one-time oral sex on HPV positive/immunocompromised (no HIV) woman. She had history of abnormal pap (non cancerous). Chances of HPV contraction?
Pap test HPV + ascus, colp. was CIN 1 friable, having leep done..Each test shows worse..so I am worried. Brown discharge, pain n bleed. Idea of odds?
HPV & CIN I: Once the LEEP procedure is done there will be a tissue diagnosis to determine if all of the abnormal cells were removed or not. At this earliest stage many CIN I's can spontaneously go away. However, do follow your MD's advice as HPV can cause cervical cancer. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Cervicitis? Have yellow discharge, neg HPV and std- clear pap, neg ecc. Atypical immature metaplasia on biopsy with neg p16 stain.
Needs more work up : Needs more work up to rule out any other atypical organism. ...Read more
This is my second month in a row that I have experienced spotting I have HPV and gentail herpesII could those be the cause or what?
Spotting: Spotting is one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections ; hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test . There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. HPV and herpes do not cause this. ...Read more
What could cause prolonged vaginal bleeding and spotting? I've had between deep red to dark brown/black bleeding+spotting for months now. HPV+ CIN2-3
Normal paps, neg. HPV, slight burning during and spotting after sex. Have primary ovarian insuffciency and vag. dryness. Worried about cancer. Likely?
Vaginal irritation: Due to your ovarian insufficiency, your estrogen levels are likely low ,leading to the vaginal dryness. This dryness is likely the cause of the burning during intercourse and the spotting after. There are excellent estrogen creams that can be used vaginally to reduce dryness. Lubricants may also be helpful, but long term the condition will likely respond better to the estrogen cream. ...Read more
Ascus pap negative HPV 16 months ago pap 10 months ago norml colpo normal have discharge & periodic spotting swabs normal what can be I do have dermatitis?
Follow up: Since you have persistent symptoms that are concerning to you, please follow up with your clinician and explain your concerns. The appropriate diagnostic work-up and tests, if any further tests and/or work-up are needed, can be decided at that juncture. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How soon after normal Pap test and negative HPV test can cervical cancer develop? I tested normal/negative 10 months ago but now mid-cycle spotting.
I have hpv. last week I had pink spotting and this week im having ALOT of brown discharge and inside my vagina it burns but not when i pee.
Infection? STD?: This probably is something more than HPV infection. HPV could cause pink spotting, if it is causing signficant erosion or pre-cancerous growth on the cervix. However, colored vaginal discharge usually indicates other kinds of infection, including STDs (gonorrhea, chlamydia, trichomonas). Yeast infection can cause burning pain. See your doctor soon for exam and testing. Good luck! ...Read more
I got a LEEP July 2015 CIN II, III due to HPV. Later Pap smears came normal. However today I am having light red color spotting. My LMP was July 1. ?
? Mid cycle bleed: Mid-cycle mild bleeding is not uncommon due to fall in hormone levels. If this is the only issue, you may wait to discuss it with your doctor at the next visit. Do follow your doctor's instructions for repeat PAPs. Menstrual irregularities are not uncommon and anovulatory cycle is a common cause. If you miss more than two periods it would be time to see your doctor. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time. You may consider implanted contraceptive or an IUD. Consult this site for more information on this topic. http://www.nichd.nih.gov/health/topics/menstruation/conditioninfo/Pages/causes.aspx Practice safe sex. ...Read more
Small white-ish bumps/beads (possibly tiny cysts) on gums + white spotting. Doc & dentist weren't sure. Not HPV, not cancer, what is it?
Toothpaste: Some of the whitening toothpastes contain microspheres of abrasive materials that can become embedded in your gums have your dentist evaluate ...Read more
I received the hpv vaccine a couple of weeks ago and now I'm experiencing spotting but I'm not suppose to get my period until 2 weeks, what's wrong!
Why am i spotting/passing blood clots before my period starts for 7 months? 25 not on hormones and hormone levels normal. Mildly abnormal smear no hpv
I contracted HPV about 4 years ago, and when I went to get treated, the doctor told me I did not have a strand that caused cervical cancer. So after my last period, I noticed I had some light brown spotting, looked up the symptoms of that, and thought I w
See your GP: Suggest you see your GP if you've had unexpected bleeding between your periods. Irregular bleeding is really common & has various causes. It may or may not have anything to do with your previous HPV diagnosis but still needs to get checked out especially if it happened more than once. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
What are the chances I have cervical cancer? Age 21
Had HPV vaccine
High risk HPV (cin 3) at 19, cone biopsy done, am now 24 with missed period, pain during sex and spotting between periods. Smoker and sexually active?
Back to OBGYN: The risk of hpv infection in women is directly related to the number of male sex partners sex with a new partner is a stronger risk factor than sex with a steady partner both vaginal and anal intercourse are major risk factors for hpv infection transmission is usually asymptomatic. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
+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
Warts, cancer: There are many strains of HPV. Some strains cause genital warts, while others cause cervical cancer. There has also been significant increase in young men and women developing throat and tongue cancers from HPV exposure through oral sex. That is why we are pushing for all young men and women to get the HPV vaccine. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer