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HPV Diagnosis

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negative hpv test but hpv like in biopsy

I recently had a pap that came back positive for epithelial cell abnormality and atypical glandular cells. So I had the colposcopy, endocervical scraping, and was again given a pap and also this time a test for hpv. The ecc came back with features...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Factors such as sampling location and the exact test performed to determine presence of HPV can lead to such results. Read more »

Effects of HPV on testing

Doctor Frascino,I read that there are certain types of HPV that have been know to delay HIV... Read more »

HIV & HPV-followup.Doc ur diagnosis is right

Follow up to my earlier email on Jan 19th-06 HIV & HPV, you are right Doctor,After a follow up with... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HPV Test More Accurate Than Pap Test at Detecting Cervical Cancer, NEJM Studies Say

...Eduardo Franco of McGill University performed a DNA test that detects HPV and a Pap test on 10,154 women ages 30 to 69. The HPV test detected 95% of cases in which participants had precancerous changes in the cervix, compared with 55% for the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

What About the Partners of Women With Abnormal Pap or Positive HPV Tests?

...cervical cancer. The health care professionals were asked whether they recommend that women with an abnormal Pap test or positive HPV test results inform their sex partners of the infection or refer those partners to a clinician. In all seven... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Making Sense of Your Pap and HPV Test Results

... This booklet is for women who got screened for cervical cancer with a Pap test and an HPV test. It will help answer common questions about: What is cervical cancer? What is HPV? Cervical cancer screening tests Read more »
Women Alive

HPV Test

...independent healthcare provider in the U.K., has incorporated human papillomavirus (HPV) testing usingDigene's Hybrid CaptureĀ® HPV test to be used in their women's health screening program for the identification of cervical smear abnormalities. ... Read more »
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A bit nervous

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Had a Pap test done. Doctor's office called. Seems that I have HPV. Not a real surprise. I've heard that 90% of women with HIV also have HPV. What I didn't know was just how serious that is. While nothing abnormal is showing up on my Pap, the... Read more »

Yeast infections, BV, and HPV

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...ago that I had HPV which gave me an abnormal pap smear. A colposcopy was done that showed I had mild dysplasia. My pap and hpv test last year showed a negative result for hpv with a normal pap smear. This year (2005) I had a positive hpv test... Read more »

HPV/Genital Warts

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hey, Whats up? My girl friend whom I've been with for a year now, recently got a pap smear done and she came up positive for HPV (abnormal cells). Me myself had been tested for STD's and a Visual Check up for HPV and in all tests I came up negative.... Read more »

STIs

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hey all I was wondering if you could help me. I took a home access test and tested negative for HIV. But I have questions concerning STIs. I cheated on my boyfriend in March and we used a condom, but after that I have gotten recurring yeast... Read more »