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How do I know if I have hpv?

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David Escobar
Family Medicine
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In brief: Pap Smear

A routine pap smear can pick up on hpv exposure/infection on the cervix.
Pap smears are typically not performed until the age of 21 now.

In brief: Pap Smear

A routine pap smear can pick up on hpv exposure/infection on the cervix.
Pap smears are typically not performed until the age of 21 now.
David Escobar
David Escobar
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Dr. Anne Rodriguez
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: Testing

Testing for hpv can be done at the same time as your pap smear.
You can discuss with your doctor whether or not you should be tested.

In brief: Testing

Testing for hpv can be done at the same time as your pap smear.
You can discuss with your doctor whether or not you should be tested.
Dr. Anne Rodriguez
Dr. Anne Rodriguez
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