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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. Amrita Dosanjh
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Hpv (Definition)

HPV stands for Human Pappiloma Virus which is a group of Viruses that are responsible to cause Cancer of Cevix in women and Cancer of Anus and mouth in both sexes.It usully transmitted by Sexual intercourse,vaginal,anal and oral sex It is ...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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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 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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If I test negative for HPVdoes this mean I do not have hpv? Had abnormal cells and had a 6month check which said negative for both. Do I have hpv?

If I test negative for HPVdoes this mean I do not have hpv? Had abnormal cells and had a 6month check which said negative for both. Do I have hpv?

No: No you don't.but go check with doctor for abnormal cells, Most of the time, minor changes go back to normal on their own. But more serious changes can turn into cancer if they are not removed. The more serious changes are often called “precancer” because they are not yet cancer, but they can turn into cancer over time. It is important to make sure these changes do not get worse. ...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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My wife went to go get an HPV test because I can't but she came back with negative results saying she doesn't have it. Does that mean I don't have it?

My wife went to go get an HPV test because I can't but she came back with negative results saying she doesn't have it. Does that mean I don't have it?

Maybe: HPV has both active and inactive phases. You could have acquired HPV at some point in the past, and no longer actively shed virus to the point she gets infected. The only way to know if you were ever infected is to test you. ...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