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Hpv Tests For Women
Highly accurate...: If both pap test and hpv dna test are negative, then 99% chance patient does not have any hpv mediated precancerous lesions of the cervix / vagina! hpv dna tests alone (without pap) are also highly sensitive and specific (at or above 95%), meaning that they do not "miss" infections and generally to not "overdiagnose" infections. Several tests are approved for use. Each has it's own statistics. ...Read more
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
I had a HPV test for LGSIL and I'm 24. Why is the HPV test not recommended for women under 25? Should I be worried about cancer?
Get HPV vaccine: You are young enough that you should take HPV vaccine. It prevents most HPV related cancers. Since you have low grade changes, you should follow your doctor's advice about periodic retesting. All women below the age of 26 should take HPV vaccine. You risk of cancer is very low if you get regular PAP tests. ...Read more
Can a woman with HPV cervical cancer gives a man oral sex is it transmitt able. And she had her cancer removed. Her pap test is normal.
If a woman who has hpv-cervical cancer and was removed and her pap test comes back normal can she transmitt it through oral sex still?
If a woman who has HPV cervical cancer removed and gets her pap test and is normal. Is ok for her to give oral sex to a male. And is the HPV in her.
I am a 19 year old female. I am sexually active and received a negative on my HPV test. I have an itching/burning urethra and anus. No discharge.
Does HPV cause genital discharge? If not, what are its symptoms then for female?How do I know that an infection is happening (CIN) other than Pap test
HPV is not: directly associated with vaginal discharge, but is associated with chronic cervical inflammation, cervical cancer and Sexually Transmitted Infections/STI. May times HPV positive women have NO symptoms - which is why it is so important to get SCREENED in your 20's. The only way to diagnose an active INFECTION is with clinical exam and CULTURES. See your GYN provider. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer