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If u have ever had any exposure to any of the wart causing hpv, how soon would it show up on the HPV test?

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Dr. James Eitner
Family Medicine
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In brief: Maybe Never?

Exposure to hpv and contracting it are two different things, so you may never test positive.
Even if you have contracted it, it may take a few weeks, few months, or years before it becomes detectable. Newer tests are becoming more sensitive, but there is still a chance that you may never know.

In brief: Maybe Never?

Exposure to hpv and contracting it are two different things, so you may never test positive.
Even if you have contracted it, it may take a few weeks, few months, or years before it becomes detectable. Newer tests are becoming more sensitive, but there is still a chance that you may never know.
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