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Hpv Warts During Pregnancy
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 one sexual encounter years ago and my partner'scondom broke. He had HPV with warts. I haven't had wartsyet. Would pregnancy make them appear if I was infected?
Not typically: The only way hpv affects pregnancy is if the wart is so big it would affect the baby's head/body coming out of the birth canal. This is a very rare situation. Genital warts are common enough that many women have them during pregnancy. You can always talk to your ob/gyn and discuss for his/her opinion as well. Good luck with pregnancy! ...Read more
If you have a normal pap smear while pregnant, but developed skin tags in mid to late pregnancy. Could it be HPV warts?
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I was diagnosed with hpv during pregnancy and I bleed 24/7 and when I'm not bleeding I have a brown discharge with skin like particles. HELP?
Probably not HPV: HPV usually doesn't cause vaginal discharge, so this more likely is something else. Are you still pregnant? At risk for STD? Any new, abnormal, or unexplained vaginal discharge requires professional evaluation. See your doctor soon -- if still pregnant, call your obstetrician immediately. Good luck! ...Read more
So I just want to confirm. It is possible to have an abnormal Pap during pregnancy due to hormonal changes and not the HPV virus?
Yes: Typically a pathologist will look at a cell's nuclear to cytoplasmic ratio to determine if cells are abnormal or not. In pregnancy, your cervix will shed basal cells, which can be frequently confused for cells with high N/C ratios. It is normal when pregnant. But in some instances it does require further workup and closer monitoring. ...Read more
During pregnancy I was told that I had a genital wart, with time it went away. I haven't had one since. How can I tell if the virus is gone?
Does genital warts causes any types of vaginal prolapse or pelvic prolapse? Does doing sex during pregnancy cause vaginal or pelvic prolapse?
Hello. I found yesterday that I have HPV. I Don't know how I got this. I am married and have two kids. Can I have complications in pregnancy? Thank you
Common issue: HPV is a family of viruses, some of which infect the genital tract. In the pre-vaccine era 60-70% of college age women were found serum positive for genital strains. Only a few strains have symptoms (warts) most do not. Their link to cervical cancer is why pap smears are routine. Once acquired, it can be dormant forever. Rare transfer of the wart stains can occur during childbirth. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes if necessary: The only circumstance that requires treatment is if the condyloma are obstructing the birth canal. Otherwise treatment for condyloma is elective during pregnancy, be it for cosmetic or comfort reasons, be they physical or emotional reasons. Usually no treatment during pregnancy is the best approach. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Typically none: Hpv itself will not harm your pregnancy. If you have developed genital warts from hpv, they often grow rapidly during pregnancy and can potentially cause obstruction to a vaginal delivery. If hpv has caused cervical abnormalities like dysplasia, you may need further evaluation of your cervix. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
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