Advertisement
The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol
Read Now: TheBodyPRO.com Covers AIDS 2014
   
Ask the Experts About

Opportunistic InfectionsOpportunistic Infections
           
Rollover images to visit our other forums!
  
  • Email Email
  • Glossary Glossary


HPV and Abnormal Pap
Nov 1, 2001

IF the results of a pap test indicated "HPV CHANGES" is it obvious to say that one has HPV? And if one does have HPV does effect pregnancy, and will the spouse eventually get HPV if the couple wants to have kids?

Response from Dr. Feinberg

It is pretty safe to say that "HPV changes" have been caused by HPV; the way to know for sure would be to identify HPV in the cervical or vaginal areas, which is not done except for research purposes. HPV does not affect the pregnancy itself, but the baby can acquire the infection during the birth process. People definitely can give HPV to their partners-- that's how you got it, whether from your husband or from a previous partner.


Previous
your expert opinion
Next
New regime and PCP???

  
  • Email Email
  • Glossary Glossary


 
 
Advertisement




Q&A TERMS OF USE

This forum is designed for educational purposes only, and experts are not rendering medical, mental health, legal or other professional advice or services. If you have or suspect you may have a medical, mental health, legal or other problem that requires advice, consult your own caregiver, attorney or other qualified professional.

Experts appearing on this page are independent and are solely responsible for editing and fact-checking their material. Neither TheBody.com nor any advertiser is the publisher or speaker of posted visitors' questions or the experts' material.

Review our complete terms of use and copyright notice.

Powered by ExpertViewpoint

Advertisement