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Hpv Testing For Males
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
Depends: Routine screening for stds in general is seldom performed anymore. On the other hand if you know you have been exposed to a particular one, you may be tested for several others as well. ...Read more
What teens need: 1 a good sex education!. So you know all consequencies of what you do or you would do. You really dont have to start becoming sexually active at early age. You will not miss anything much. In fact you gain more- self respect, better health, good sleep and focus more on your study. That what teens need. 2. Hpv vaccination for boys and girls - teens age up to 26. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Generally not: Some clinics will test herpes 1 and 2 prior to doing ivf. We do not because it does not effect the procedure or outcome of ivf. It does however effect the mode of delivery and if you have an active genital herpes infection then delivery would need to be by c/s. Hope this helps. ...Read more
Tested positive for hpv rna rather than DNA. Normal cytology. Dr. says we'll repeat in one year. Is hpv rna more serious? Ask for colposcopy?
HPV: RNA testing seems to relate better with severity of lesion compared to DNA.For women 30 years of age and older with HPV-positive but cytology-negative co-testing, repeat co-testing at 1 year is acceptable . If genotyping for HPV 16/18 are positive then colposcopy is recommended. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends on site: Suspicion of infection of lungs necessitates nasopharyngeal swabs or lung fluid for chlamydial culture. Eyes-conjunctivae: scrapings of the palpebral conjunctivae -can perform an antigen/dna detection test, chlamydial culture, or both. Urine: chlamydial organism can be captured for nucleic acid amplification testing (naat). ...Read more
What strains of HPV are looked for in pap smears? How soon after exposure to HPV would one have an abnormal pap?
Yes: The best screening test is self examination. Self examination makes the diagnosis. Biopsy confirms. Penile cancer while rare in the USA happens more commonly in men with uncircumcised penis; it is extremely rare to non-existent in men with a circumcised penis. The most effective screen is self examination. The most effective prevention is the circumcision particularly before 1 year of life. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can non chlamidial ngu cause pid in female partner. Gonorrhoea, chlamidia, mycoplasma genitalium, ureaplsama , trich all negative. No std found. ?
Probably not: Neither PID nor any other health problem has ever been documented in the sex partners of men with NGU not due to chlamydia or M. genitalium. Does your partner have PID, or are you just worried concerned about it? If the latter, my advice is to not worry. If PID is suspected, she of course should see her doctor or perhaps an NHS GUM clinic. Otherwise nothing need be done. ...Read more