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What Does It Mean To 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
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
??????: 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
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
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
If you are HPV positive as a female what does that mean for your male partner? What steps does he need to take?
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
I have heard that hpv generally clears itself in two years. If I have it past the two year mark does that mean I have no chance of clearing it at all?
After a year and a half approx. Did the HPV test again and it came back negative! Which means my body is cleared from it? Is that possible? I'm normal?
See below: HPV is a viral infection with more than 150 different strains or types. There are more than 40 HPV types that can infect the genital areas of males and females and HPV is most common STD. Most people have no signs or symptoms. Some develop genital warts and others may develop HPV-related cervical, penile, or throat cancer. The majority of HPV infections will spontaneously clear within 2 years. ...Read more
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?
Genital Warts-Yes: Genital warts are caused by the human papilloma virus (HPV), and are highly infectious; easily transmitted via skin to skin contact (not just penis to vagina/anus/mouth). 90% of genital warts are caused by HPV subtypes 9 & 11, which can be prevented (but not treated) by the HPV (Gardasil) vaccine. See you clinician about treatment options and use male/female condoms to reduce transmission risk. ...Read more
No: No but you should be examined regularly. 70% if sexually active americans are carriers. For more: www. Peedoc. Com @thepeedoc. ...Read more
Not necessarily...: Hpv infections can be undetectable for long periods of time (years) and can then be identified. It is possible that your boy friend was infected prior to becoming involved with you, and if that is the case, then he didn't "cheat". It would be good to discuss this with your doc and with your boyfriend or even with both at the same time. Hope that this helps... ...Read more
Possibly!: Hpv is now the most common cause for throat cancer in either sex! that said, it is highly contagious and easily transmitted! Oral sex with barrier protection can help, certainly with regular intercourse! All women should be vaccinated with hpv vaccine at an early age. The same case can be made for males! ...Read more
HPV risk: There are over 100 types of hpv infection. The currently available vaccines give protection to most people against only 2 of the high risk types. Safer sex practices, including avoiding drugs and alcohol excess, smart partner selection and condom use can help with better protection. A new personal lubricant called divine 9 is being tested for its anti hpv benefit. ...Read more
All sex is OK: When one member of a couple has HPV, it can be assumed the other has been repeatedly exposed and probably infected. At that point, there is no need to stop having sex of any kind -- vaginal, anal, oral. Even if you have or get oral HPV, it very rarely leads to cancer or any serious problem of any kind. No worries -- go ahead with unprotected sex of whatever type gives pleasure to both of you. ...Read more
I have HPV and the test that was ran was called "low volume hpv". What is this? Does this mean I have the low risk hpv?
HPV: We are still learning all of the things we should know about hpv. Hpv has over 140 common strains. 13 of those strains can put you at risk for cancer. 4 of the 13 strains cause 95% of the cancers and are the high risk for cancer. The other nine strains are lower risk or lower volume. Please make sure you have gotten the hpv vaccine known in the U.S. As gardisil. ...Read more
If I'm HPV+ & my partner is too, Does that mean it will be continuously passed between us? If one heals and the other doesn't can they get reinfected
Pap Smears and HPV: It is lilely there is high-risk hpv present with an abnormal pap but the chance of that depends on what the pap abnormality is. If the pap is ascus (atypical cell of undetermined significance) the likelihood of hpv is less than a hsil (high grade) where it is almost certainly there. ...Read more
It means abnormal biopsy result and there is cervical dysplasia also called cervical intraepithelial neoplasia caused by hpv virus
it is a premalignant transformation and abnormal growth of squamous cells on the cervix. Most cases are stable and clear itself by hosts immune system. But small percentage progress to cause cevical cancer.Cin3 needs treatment to destroy the neoplastic cervical cells. ...Read more
HPV test done if ASC: This means that if a person has a pap test result of asc-us (atypical squamous cells of undetermined significance), then the lab will perform a high risk hpv dna test. If the dna test is negative, then the "atypia" is less likely caused by an hpv infection. If the dna test is positive, then the "atypia" is more likely caused by an hpv infection. Hope that this helps. ...Read more
HPV: It means that you do not have any precancerous cells or precancerous changes in your cervix but the hpv virus is present. Hpv is so common and routine testing with a pap is not usually recommended until after age 30. Most young women will simply clear the virus on their own without treatment. ...Read more
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