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Abnormal pap smear result, chart online says A in "Flag" category w/ HSIL. With title "Pap IG, CT-Ng, rfx HPV ASCU what does this mean? Do I have HPV?

Abnormal pap smear result, chart online says A in "Flag" category w/ HSIL. With title "Pap IG, CT-Ng, rfx HPV ASCU what does this mean? Do I have HPV?

Follow up on this!: It is not entirely clear what this line means but let me break it down for you a bit. HSIL stands for high grade squamous intraepithelial lesion. This is one step before cervical cancer and if that's what the pap said, you need a colposcopy and cervical biopsy. CT usually means chlamydia was negative. rfx HPV means reflex HPV in the event that the pap is ASCUS. HPV is positive for most HSIL. ...Read more

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Dr. Barbara Lavi
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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 does stage two HPV mean?

What does stage two HPV mean?

??????: I think you mean cin2 or moderate dysplasia. There is no stage 2 hpv. There is a low risk hpv that causes warts. There is a high risk hpv that causes precancer and cancer cells in the cervix. Cin2 is a moderate degree of precancerous cells in the cervix. Hope the info helps and that i interpreted the info correctly. If not send me a follow up. ...Read more

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What is HPV strand 18 and 16 mean?

What is HPV strand 18 and 16 mean?

HPV: 16 and 18 refer to two different types of the papillomavirus they are found in the Gardasil vaccine along with type 6 and 11 ...Read more

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What does HPV mrna e6/e7 detected mean?

Oncogenic virus: This is a type of HPV that has been associated with cervical cancer and indicates that closer surveillance of Pap smears might be appropriate. It does not mean that cancer is inevitable. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your HPV status goes to undetected in your system?

Cleared: It is possible for your body to clear the virus on its own. Hopefully this is what has happened for you! Best of luck! ...Read more

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What to do if i found out I have hpv. What does that mean for my boyfriend?

What to do if i found out I have hpv. What does that mean for my boyfriend?

You aren't alone: According to the CDC, 79 million Americans are infected with HPV--well over a fifth of the population so don't feel like an outcast. You can transmit this to him. Men can develop oral, anal and penile cancer from this disease. The biggest risk is multiple reinfections but unless you two are marrying, I advise condoms to prevent transmission. Better safe than sorry until you know your relationship. ...Read more

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What to do if I discovered out I have hpv. what does that mean for my boyfriend?

What to do if I discovered out I have hpv. what does that mean for my boyfriend?

Confusing question: If you are monogamous, it means he has it too and gave it to you.HPV may remain asymptomatic in patients for years after it is acquired and spread on an irregular basis.Depending on the strain, males have similar risks for genital lesions or precancerous changes depending on their primary site. ...Read more

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What does mild precancerous mean? I'd it dangerous? Got my HPV tests results. A bit worried.

See your gynecologis: Are you referring to cells on your cervix? Having HPV puts you at risk for cancer, but regular check ups with your gynecologist can find precancerous and treat the precancer. Go see your gynecologist ...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?

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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