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Is there a group of tests considered an STD screening for young men and for young women?

Is there a group of tests considered an STD screening for young men and for young women?

Depends: Routine screening for stds in general is seldom performed anymore. On the other hand if you know you have been exposed to a particular one, you may be tested for several others as well. ...Read more

Dr. Jerome Zacks
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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 can cause reactive squamous metaplasia in male urethra? Non smoker with negative for bacteria in urine cytology and common stds. Hpv positive.

What  can cause reactive squamous metaplasia in male urethra? Non smoker with negative for bacteria in urine cytology and common stds. Hpv positive.

Trauma, infection: Or hormones. Intermittent catheterization or indwelling catheters can induce squamous metaplasia, hpv, which is a std as well as other stds can cause it. Estrogen pretreated men undergoing gender change have urethral metaplasia. Can be associated with bladder and urethral cancers. Sometimes harmless and of no known cause. ...Read more

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Can men be tested for HPV?

Can men be tested for HPV?

Yes: There are both serum tests (antibody response) and clinical tests for what appear to be HPV lesions. Their doc can arrange this. ...Read more

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Is there a treatment for HPV in older women?

Is there a treatment for HPV in older women?

Same as younger: The few strains that produce visible warts are treated the same at any age.Non-wart strains have no treatment.Women were doing pap smears to monitor the potential cancer association of those strains for decades before we understood the link to various HPV strains.There is now a vaccine that can help avoid HPV if given before you are exposed but it doesn't "treat"anything. ...Read more

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What strains of HPV are looked for in pap smears? How soon after exposure to HPV would one have an abnormal pap?

What strains of HPV are looked for in pap smears? How soon after exposure to HPV would one have an abnormal pap?

Pap smear: Pap smear looks for effects of hpv not strains of hpv. It depends on the strain and your immune status. It is usually years to see dysplasia develop. ...Read more

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Are infection rates for genital warts similar for men and women?

Are infection rates for genital warts similar for men and women?

Yes: It amy be more difficult to eradicate warts in women although prescription cream is more effective in women for external warts. ...Read more

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Do men need a mammogram in cases of male breast cancer?

Do men need a mammogram in cases of male breast cancer?

Yes,: breast cancer can occur in men, although not common. If there is a lump in a male breast, mammographic evaluation is appropriate. ...Read more

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How are men tested for HPV if no symptoms appear?? For Both genital & throat.

How are men tested for HPV if no symptoms appear?? For Both genital & throat.

No: There is no approved test for HPV screening in men. However, some doctors are urging anal Pap tests for gay and bisexual men, who are at higher risk of anal cancer caused by HPV. ...Read more

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Thyroglobulin testing for cancer what is the standard for months in between testing for papillary carcinoma?

Thyroglobulin testing for cancer what is the standard for months in between testing for papillary carcinoma?

NCCN guidelines...: ...After you've been treated suggest a surveillance schedule that includes physical exam, TSH and thyroglobulin + antithyroglobulin antibodies at 6m and 12m then annually if disease-free. www.nccn.org. ...Read more

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Does the HPV vaccination in adult men prevent HPV associated oral and laryngeal cancers?

Does the HPV vaccination in adult men prevent HPV associated oral and laryngeal cancers?

Might help: There are at least 2 strains involved in those cancers and any of the available HPV vaccines can help prevent them, if given prior to exposure to those strains.After you acquire HPV from a problem strain, the vaccine cannot cure or remove it from your system. ...Read more

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Are infection rates for chlamydia similar for men and women?

Are infection rates for chlamydia similar for men and women?

More women diagnosed: Women 24 and younger, as well as women with risk factors for a sexually transmitted infection (such as new/multiple sexual partners, unprotected sex) should be routinely screened for chlamydia infection. There is no screening recommendation for men. Because of this routine screening of women, more women are diagnosed with chlamydia infection than men. This may not reflect the true incidence rates. ...Read more

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Which test is appropriate to detect chlamydia trachcomatis for a 3 years kid girl?

Which test is appropriate to detect chlamydia trachcomatis for a 3 years kid girl?

Depends on site: Suspicion of infection of lungs necessitates nasopharyngeal swabs or lung fluid for chlamydial culture. Eyes-conjunctivae: scrapings of the palpebral conjunctivae -can perform an antigen/dna detection test, chlamydial culture, or both. Urine: chlamydial organism can be captured for nucleic acid amplification testing (naat). ...Read more

Male (Definition)

Male refers to the masculine gender, those people ...Read more