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Do I Need An Hpv Test If I Have A Normal Pap

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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 »

HPV and Anal Warts (HPV, 2010)

Hello dr. Frascino !I m the most sad boy of the world....Can you tell me if there is a cure for... Read more »

oral hpv and coinfection please last question

Would coinfection of hpv and hiv delay seroconversion?I have oral hpv does that mean i have hiv? as... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Making Sense of Your Pap and HPV Test Results

...often does not cause symptoms until it is advanced, it is important to get screened even when you feel healthy. The Pap and HPV tests look for different things: The Pap Test Checks your cervix for abnormal cells that could turn into... 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 »
The Well Project

Cancers

...who have symptomatic HIV infection or who have had dysplasia in the past should receive a Pap smear every six months A new HPV test is starting to be used in conjunction with Pap smears to detect cancerous and precancerous conditions. ... Read more »
The Well Project

Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) and HIV/AIDS

...more closely) and a biopsy(cells or tissues are removed so they can be checked under a microscope forsigns of cancer) An HPV test can be used along with the Pap test to detect cancerousand pre-cancerous conditions. However, there are no firm... Read more »
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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 »

Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »

Excessive Mastubation

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...Ever since I found out that I'm poz, I've been spending a lot more time mastubating. Is that normal? Or could it be because of the amount of time I've been spending reading posts about sexual issues? Pleasing myself has become Read more »

Lost

Posted by LostNconfused, 5 Replies
I tested positive 3 days before Christmas and I think I am still numb to the fact. I haven't told any friends or family because I really don't know how and most are judgemental and I'm sure will walk away. But I guess if they do, then I didn't need... Read more »