I have human papillomavirus. Does this increase my chances of getting vaginal cancer?

Yes! Yes, hpv directly causes at least 50% of all vaginal and vulvar cancers, as well as all cerivical cancers, much of anal cancers, 70% of head-and-neck cancers and most non-melanoma skin cancers amongst other problems! that's a ton of cancers from one virus!
Cervical cancer risk. Hpv is a risk factor for cervical cancer and anal cancer. You should be screened annually with a pap smear and an anorectal examination. Here is a link to the national cancer institute regarding hpv and cancer. http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/factsheet/risk/hpv.

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Will getting a HPV vaccine reduce my chances of getting vaginal cancer?

Yes!!! Yes, at least 50%, or more, of all vaginal cancers are caused by hpv. That is in addition to essentially all cervical cancer, 50% of vulvar cancer, 70% plus of anal cacers, 70% of head and neck cancers and most non-melanoma skin cancers. Plus most abnormal paps and all genital warts. The vaccine works in 99.5% or receipients and is 95+% efficacious against vaginal cancer. Read more...
Vaginal cancer. Although not specifically studied in great detail, we believe so. Hpv causes both vaginal and cervical cancer. Read more...

If total hyst but still abnormal pap from bad HPV types, what are chances of vaginal cancer?

Low. Hpv has many types: types 16 and 18 are more biologically significant than 6 and 11. If you have had your cervix removed as part of the hystrectomy, you will not get cervical cancer. If you had dysplasia of the cervix, you can also have dysplasia of the vagina and vulva by the same hpv. A pap smear can be done of the vagina or biopsies of the vulva to exclude these possible sites. Read more...

Are vulval cancer and vaginal cancer caused by hpv?

Most likely yes. Hpv is the cause of almost all vulvar and vaginal cancers. There are occasional vulvar melanomas that are probably not caused by hpv. Most of the vulvar and vaginal cancers that are not related to hpv occur in smokers, and are related to nicotine - a known carcinogen. Not surprising is the fact that smokers are more likely to develop hpv related vulvar and vaginal cancers and are harder to cure. Read more...
Associated. Hpv is associated with genital areas for warts and cancers in men and women which can include inside into the vagina and cervix and anus. Head and neck linings can also be associated with hpv. What I am saying hpv does not always lead to or cause these cancers and these cancers can occur without hpv. Gardasil vaccines can help prevent hpv. Read more...