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Which types of HPV affect the cervix?

Which types of HPV affect the cervix?

4 common bad types: The bad strains are hpv type 16, 18, 31, and 33. There are others, but not as common. Hpv type 11 causes warts. ...Read more

Dr. Mark Pack
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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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I received the results of HPV typing and I'm positive for LR57/71, HR 56, HR 66/68. Is there a cure? Does it go away?

I received the results of HPV typing and I'm positive for LR57/71, HR 56, HR 66/68. Is there a cure? Does it go away?

Follow doc's advice: Almost all HPV infections are cleared by the immune system, usually 1-2 yr. Viral DNA may persist with chance of later recurrence, but for practical purposes the infection is gone. More important than HPV itself is whether you have dysplasia (pre-cancer cells) of the cervix or other infected area. Even high-risk HPV rarely leads to actual cancer. Follow doc's advice about treatment and follow-up. ...Read more

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I received the results of HPV viral typing and I'm positive for HPV LR57/71 HPV HR 56 HPV HR 66/68 Is there anything I can do to stop HPV.And partner?

I received the results of HPV viral typing and I'm positive for
HPV LR57/71
HPV HR 56
HPV HR 66/68
Is there anything I can do to stop HPV.And partner?

HPV: HPV 56,66/68 are high risk strains for cervical cancer, using a female condom would prevent skin contact and spread of HPV, also using Microbicides A 2005 review article suggested that several inexpensive chemicals might serve to block HPV transmission if applied to the genitals prior to sexual contact. Carrageenan which is a sexual lubricant brand may prevent spread of HPV ...Read more

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What types of HPV aren't contagious ?

What types of HPV aren't contagious ?

All HPV are contagio: All hpv viruses are contagious but not all cause symptoms or genital wartssome will cause no symptoms and clear with time. ...Read more

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What are the different types of HPV ?

What are the different types of HPV ?

HPV: There are hundreds of different serotypes of hpv. What matters though is whether the hpv is low risk for cancer (6, 11) or high risk for cancer (16, 18, 31, 33, 37 ...). ...Read more

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Which types of HPV does the HPV test check you for?

Which types of HPV does the HPV test check you for?

High risk types.: There are more than 100 strains of hpv. Of these, some are more strongly associated with progression to cancer than others. Hpv dna testing performed on anogenital samples like pap smears looks for the most common types of these "high risk" viral strains. The most widely used hpv dna test is called hybrid capture 2. This method detects the 13 most commonly encountered high risk viral types. ...Read more

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What do 16 and 18 HPV types look like in men? Is it very hard to see?

Invisible: Hpv subtypes 16 and 18 are not known for causing genital warts, so it is unlike you will see anything on an male infected with these viral strains. ...Read more

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Does having a past occurence of one type of HPV provide *any* level of immunity for other types of hpv?

Does having a past occurence of one type of  HPV provide *any* level of immunity for other types of hpv?

HPV: There is some cross immunity but not much. Your two best options are the quadrivalent vaccine and limiting your sexual partners. ...Read more

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I know there is different types of HPV , but what of it's been months and no signs or symptoms.I'm getting tested regardless just need higher thoughts?

Continue exams: I would suggest to continue regular exams and paps. Research is unclear whether your immune system fights and rids virus vs lays dormant. Best approach continue with regularly scheduled exams. ...Read more

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Question about HPV I am a 42 year old male. My former partner had an abnormal pap 4 years ago which the dr said was hpv, though didn't specify a type. Her subsequent followups and next 3 annuals came back clean, and i've never had any symptoms myself. I w

Question about HPV I am a 42 year old male. My former partner had an abnormal pap 4 years ago which the dr said was hpv, though didn't specify a type. Her subsequent followups and next 3 annuals came back clean, and i've never had any symptoms myself.
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Let : Let me start by saying that approximately 1/3 people carry the hpv virus. Most of those people don't have signs or symptoms and may never know. There are 100's of types of hpv, the most dengerous causing cervical cancer in women; there are other types which cause genital warts. The cancer risk in men in much lower than women; the types that most commonly affect men are rectal and throat. We can safely assume based on history your partner is a carrier of the hpv virus, fortunately for her she has had 3 normal paps and therefore showing no cervical changes. To answer your question, hpv can be passed by oral sex and even genital to genital contact. In order to fully protect yourself a condom should be used with all sexual activity (oral and vaginal) from start to finish. ...Read more

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What types of HPV does the HPV test check for?

HPV subtypes: There are two types of panels; high risk hpv and low risk hpv. The high risk panel checks for the 14 varieties that may progress to cancer. The low risk hpv panel is associated with genital warts. ...Read more

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Is HPV spread through skin to skin contact? What types?

Is HPV spread through skin to skin contact? What types?

Yes: All types of hpv are transmitted by skin to skin contact. There are about 100 different types of hpv. About 50 are genitally transmitted. ...Read more

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HPV type 81 in women. How serious? Worst case scenario? Where HPV come from?! Two people no HPV can create HPV? Completely cure? Ever come back?

HPV18 or 81?: I wonder if you mean HPV18, not 81. HPV18 is quite common and one of the major cancer-causing HPV types. If truly type 81, it's probably unimportent. Two people cannot "create" HPV"; it was acquired sexually from someone else. Most HPV infections are cleared by the immune system and do not come back, and even high risk types rarely progress to cancer. Get vaccinated! ...Read more

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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?

HPV: Hpv is acquired through sexual relations. While it is encouraging you have only had one partner, you need to realize your partner could be a carrier and not know it. If he has had multiple partners the chance of him being exposed is higher. ...Read more

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Im pos for HPV 26 & 53 , what are the risks of HPV type 26 & 53 , can I infect my wife ? What is the risk in this case, what is your advice

Stay calm: Hpv is extremely common. It's nearly impossible to avoid if you're sexually active. Types 26 & 53 are usually cleared w/o treatment in both men & women. The most concerning high risk types are 16 & 18. Your wife is at risk of catching. Research shows use of condoms will not help much in a very close relationship like husband & wife. But even if she catches, she will probably clear. ...Read more

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