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Signs Of Hpv Cancer
Hpv my ex wife just told me she has the form of HPV that causes cancer. Should i be worried about having this and passing it on. I have never had any signs of having anything.
HPV : Hpv is a viral infection that can be passed thru bodily contact with an infected individual. This virus can live dormant in the body until stimulated, at which time you will typically notice open sores and crusting lesions. You should discuss this with your physician for more information and management. ...Read more
I tested positive for HPV a year and half ago. Went for a pap the other day and I have PID but no signs of infection. Could this be a sign of cancer?
HPV is the: Leading cause of cervical cancer. Pid, is an infection, commonly associated with unprotected sex and multiple partners. If you have/had pv, you are donating it to your sexual partners when they do not use condoms, and they are donating bacteria, chlamydiae, viruses with everyone they have ever had sex with. Use protection. You are on the road to cancer. Love yourself. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is there a test for genital warts when there are no visible signs? Or is the HPV test only done for high risk types that cause cancer?
HPV vaccine: Hpv vaccine protects against types 16 & 18 which are linked to increase in cancer risk. Gardasil also protects against 6 & 11 which are linked to genital warts. Testing for hpv type is typically performed in the lab at the time of pap smear reading. There's no good way to test for genital awards if warts aren't visible to naked eye. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Varies: Most people infected with hpv are able to eliminate the virus. The latent period for the development of cancer is variable and depends on the strain of hpv virus, genetic make of the individual, use of tobacco, hormonal status and immune status. The latent period is usually measured in years. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
If I have hpv, does that mean i'm going to get cancer? I've been diagnosed with HPV and am terrified that I am going to get cancer. What are my odds?
No: The majority of people with HPV don't develop cancer. With routine pap tests and HPV screening, patients rarely go on to develop cancer due to the effectiveness of treatment. In addition, there are many strains of HPV and only a few cause most of the cancers. I recommend you speak with your OB/GYN about your specific results and follow their screening and treatment recommendations. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How does a person acquire hpv, esp the types linked to cancer? If I have only ever had one partner, what is my HPV risk?
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