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Dr. Peter Ihle
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Hpv (Definition)

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


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What exactly is HPV and how is treated?

What exactly is HPV and how is treated?

HPV: Hpv is the human papilloma virus that has a causal role in nearly all cervical cancers and in many vulvar, vaginal, penile, anal, and oropharyngeal cancers. Most hpv infections clear within 1–2 years, but those that persist can progress to precancer or cancer. Prevention of cervical cancer includes cervical cancer screening and hpv vaccination. Transmission can be reduced through condom use. ...Read more

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How do you tell someone you may potentially have hpv?

Sit Down & Talk: It is the same with any difficult subject, you need to sit down and talk. Once the dialog starts, it gets a little easier, but the hardest part is starting. If you find that you are totally unable to discuss the issue, then this person is probably not someone you are ready to be intimate with. ...Read more

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Can you tell me which websites are good for information on the human papilloma virus hpv?

Can you tell me which websites are good for information on the human papilloma virus hpv?

This is a good one.: One good site is: http://my. Clevelandclinic. Org/disorders/genital_warts/hic_understanding_hpv. Aspx hope that you find this site useful / helpful. ...Read more

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What is purpose of HPV DNA test?

What is purpose of HPV DNA test?

HPV: Once someone has hpv in their body, it is always there, but in most (~70%) people, the immune system keeps it dormant and there are no signs of it. Lab tests can be done to specifically determine the type (s) of hpv someone has. Types 16 and 18 are most often associated with cancers or precancers. ...Read more

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What happens if a LEEP procedure does not work when you have type 16 HPV?

Here are some. ..: Though HPV subtypes 16 & 18 are highly associated with cervical cancer, all what you can do is following the recommended PAP smear and vaginal inspection more diligently and vigilantly than the average females so additional step may be timely executed. More? Ask your gyn-doc. Of course, regardless of what, who, when, and how you're, always practice healthy lifestyle without obsession. ...Read more

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I have perirectal lymph node swelling. Measuring 9mm. Had colonoscopy shows sigmoiditis. I have HPV could this mean cancer. I've been in bad pain.

I have perirectal lymph node swelling. Measuring 9mm. Had colonoscopy shows sigmoiditis. I have HPV could this mean cancer. I've been in bad pain.

Probably not: If you had rectal exam and colonoscopy that did not show a tumor mass then it is unlikely this lymph node is malignant. You mentioned sigmoiditis. My best guess is that this lymph node is reactive due to the inflammation in your sigmoid. ...Read more

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How to keep my kids safe and prevent them from getting HPV from my sister who lives with us?

How to keep my kids safe and prevent them from getting HPV from my sister who lives with us?

Household contact ok: Thanks for the question, ron. You sound like a concerned parent. Since hpv is a sexually transmitted disease, it isn't spread by casual contact--being in the same room, using the same dishes, using the same facilities as your sister won't put them at risk. There is a vaccine available for girls and boys that offers protection against some strains of hpv. The cdc has more info about hpv at cdc. Gov. ...Read more

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I have low grade HPV and my husband is a carrier, we are both infected. Will this be deadly and can we contiue to have unprotected sex?

I have low grade HPV and my husband is a carrier, we are both infected. Will this be deadly and can we contiue to have unprotected sex?

Exclusively, yes: If you two are the only two people involved in sexual contact, unprotected sex is all yours. However, if you have an abnormal pap smear, please get it evaluated with your GYN ASAP to avoid any possible future cervical disease. ...Read more

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Giving oral to a guy with low risk HPV but has no symptoms. Will the girl definitley contract it? In other words, would she benefit from me telling her?

Giving oral to a guy with low risk HPV but has no symptoms. Will the girl definitley contract it? In other words, would she benefit from me telling her?

Tell her: You must disclose this information to her. You have a responsibility to be honest so that she could make an informed decision. No it is not 100% that she would contract. ...Read more

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How do you determine if a growth/mole is HPV or something else it's small doesn't hurt flesh colored had it for a while hasn't spread (no $ for a dr)?

How do you determine if a growth/mole is HPV or something else it's small doesn't hurt flesh colored had it for a while hasn't spread (no $ for a dr)?

Skin lesion: If you are in a location close to a medical school they may well have free outpatient clinics with either a family physician or a dermatologist available and a quick look will generally be sufficient to allow determination of the risk. Do this. Good luck. ...Read more

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Lsil with HPV negative results?

Depends: It involves the judgment of your gyn but needs to be rechecked at the least since lgsil is an early precancerous change. ...Read more

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If you are HPV positive as a female what does that mean for your male partner? What steps does he need to take?

HPV: You have the ability to transmit the hpv to your partner. Protection with a condom is essential to prevent spread of the disease. ...Read more

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Does positive HPV means having hiv?

Does positive HPV means having hiv?

No: 2 different viruses. Hpv (human papilloma virus) causes warts or precancerous lesions on the cervix and is not hiv. ...Read more

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My husband has HPV and I have low grade hpv...what now? ...will it go away on his part and mine? ...

Follow up: About 80% of people with a new HPV infection will clear the infection by one year and 90% by three years. Once diagnosed with HPV it is important to continue the follow up until the HPV infection is gone because some people will develop dysplasia which could progress to cancer if not treated appropriately. ...Read more

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How many normal paps can you have after HPV to not spread it anymore?

How many normal paps can you have after HPV to not spread it anymore?

Pap smears...: ...Don't necessarily show hpv infection. It was developed to detect early cervical cancer, not determine if someone is contagious with hpv. In particular, hpv outside of the cervix would not show up on pap. ...Read more

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