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Hpv Virus Abnormal Pap
I am HPV positive and have abnormal pap results. If/when I have normal results and test negative, will I still pass the virus on to new partners?
Really unknown: There is debate in the medical community about whether an individual remains infectious after HPV infection but now negative tests. Some believe the virus may lie dormant, but undetectable. Prudence would suggest one continues to use condoms with new partners, for protection of both parties. If in a monogamous relationship, no condoms might be ok if both understand infection theoretically possible ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pap smear result states : mildly abnormal with HPV virus and low grade changes ie CIN 1. Is this categorized as class 1 , 2 , 3 or greater?
If you have a normal pap does that mean you don't have the HPV virus anymore? Can the virus go away if you still have warts?
HPV : Hpv or human papilloma virus is a family of related viruses that infect humans but cause different problems. Some hpv types can cause genital warts, but the hpv types that can cause genital warts are different from the types that can cause cancer. Hpv is the cause of 70% of cervical cancer globally. There are about 40 types of hpv that can infect the genitals or sex organs of men and women - the hpv types that are associated with changes on a womanâ€™s cervix that can lead to cervical cancer include types 16 and 18, which are generally acknowledged to cause about 70% of cervical cancer cases. Just having the hpv itself is not the same as cervical cancer as many women have hpv. Few of them get cervical cancer if they follow their doctorâ€™s advice for screening and/or treatment. Hpv can infect the normal cells on your cervix to turn abnormal. Over many years, abnormal cells can turn into cancer if they are not found and treated by your doctor. It can take 10 to 15 years (or more) for cells to change from normal to abnormal, and then into cancer. Abnormal cells are sometimes called â€œpre-cancerâ€ because they are not normal, but they are not yet cancer. The pap test is a screening test for cervical cancer. It looks for abnormal cells on your cervix that could turn into cancer over time. That way, problems can be found and treated before they ever turn into cancer. Recently, a quadrivalent vaccine against hpv 6, 11, 16 and 18 has been shown to prevent infections and the cervical changes associated with them for those virus subtypes included in the vaccine. The effectiveness is nearly 100% in preventing new hpv 16 or 18 infections, which have been associated in more than 50% of cervical cancers. While there has been political controversy about the use of hpv vaccination before onset of sexual activity, the recommendations from the medical community support vaccination. ...Read more
Am a 50 year old widow been treated for HPV virus for 28 years had same partner for 27 years what can I do to start new life had approximately 7 warts removed in life of virus no bad paps
There : There in cure for hpv. The good news is that the strains that cause warts do not cause cervical cancer. However you need to continue with yearly pap smears. If you are worried about speading the virus, or contracting other strains for that matter, you should use condoms with any new partners. This is a good idea anyway especially if you are going to be in a new relationship(s). You can start your new life by being safe and responsible with the use of condoms. Take care and enjoy your life! ...Read more
My Dr. says that with close monitor, Pap tests & colposcopy and no HPV partner, the virus might go and I'd be cured! Is this true ? Is it possible??
Normal paps...Will stelara cause the hpv to turn into cervical cancer? Normal pap in Feb started stelara In May. Found out I had hpv virus 8-9 yrs ago
Was diagnosed with HPV 18, but normal Pap smear. Is there anything I can do to combat this virus? Can you get cancers other than cervical from it?
HPV: 70% of cervical cancers are caused by HPV 16 and 18, no other cancers are caused by cervical HPV. In a female age 11 to 26 the HPV vaccine is to be recommended, if 31 is your correct age (?) usually periodic screening is what is recommended. You should talk with your OBG about your best next step, and good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Tested. Postive for HPV july 2010.. I've had 2 normal paps since then but I have warts on hands feet and knees could my body have cleared the virus
Will i have HPV for life?
I am 24 years old with genital warts and a recent LGSIL pap smear. Will my boyfriend of 6 months get the virus too?
No, not for life: The immune system clears HPV, although it can take up to 2 years. You can assume your BF has already been infected and even might be the source of your infection (you'll never know). Probably he'll never have symptoms, but should keep an eye out for warts. LSIL is mild; you are at low risk for a serious problem. Follow your doc's advice, and also speak with her about HPV vaccination. ...Read more
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