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How would I know if I had human papillomavirus (hpv)? Afraid to ask my gyno.
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Dr. Renee Harris
Obstetrics & Gynecology
In brief: Most people do
85% of people over the age of 18 have hpv.
The pap smear is designed to find changes associated with hpv. The gradualism vaccine is designed to help protect you from 4 of the many types of hpv.

In brief: Most people do
85% of people over the age of 18 have hpv.
The pap smear is designed to find changes associated with hpv. The gradualism vaccine is designed to help protect you from 4 of the many types of hpv.
Dr. Renee Harris
Dr. Renee Harris
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Dr. Robin Larabee
Pediatrics
In brief: Dont be afraid
Hpv can cause symptoms, or can be silent.
As it is the most common cause of cancer of the cervix, if you are concerned, you should definitely ask your gyn. A simple pap smear can diagnose hpb. Your gyn is a professional that takes your concern seriously and will not make you feel poorly about your sexual choices.

In brief: Dont be afraid
Hpv can cause symptoms, or can be silent.
As it is the most common cause of cancer of the cervix, if you are concerned, you should definitely ask your gyn. A simple pap smear can diagnose hpb. Your gyn is a professional that takes your concern seriously and will not make you feel poorly about your sexual choices.
Dr. Robin Larabee
Dr. Robin Larabee
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