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Testing For Hpv In Males
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What strains of HPV are looked for in pap smears? How soon after exposure to HPV would one have an abnormal pap?
For how long since the risk exposure can HIV remain undetected in anti-body testing and pcr testing?
Thyroglobulin testing for cancer what is the standard for months in between testing for papillary carcinoma?
Whom (type specialist) does one see to have genetic testing performed to determine predisposition for breast cancer in the future?
Genetician, oncologi: Genetician /genetic counsellor, oncologist can help you. ...Read more
Tests conducted for pharyngal gonorrea.Results as below->"epithelial cells-occasional
gram positive cocci in pairs and chains -occasioal.". ?
Not positive: The gonococcus is usually an intracellular organism, and it is a gram-negative diplococcus. ...Read more
Can syphilis, gonorrhea, herpes simplex virus (i and ii), and chlamydia go unnoticed for years in an asymptomatic female?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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