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Does Pap Smear Test For Hpv

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HPV: Would you recommend OraRisk HPV DNA test? Anal pap smear?

Hi Dr. Bob,I know this is not related to HIV, but you're really the only doctor I trust when it comes to any STD-related topics. I'm HIV negative luckily despite past experiences of unprotected oral and anal sex. I no longer practice unprotected...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,I agree with your GI specialist. There is nothing to do clinically at this time, assuming your anal warts have been effectively treated. The tests you mention are used to diagnose HPV. You already know you have it. The tests do not diagnose... Read more »

hpv in men

There is no test available for testing? I need to know, so far nobody in san diego offers it. Read more »

hpv test

I asked my doctor if I can get tested for HPV and they said there is no test. I have HIV an have... 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 »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

News Briefs About Women and HIV

... New Guidelines for Abnormal Pap Smear Results Combination Pap Smear and HPV Testing for Cancer Screening Number of Lifetime Sexual Partners and Cervical Cancer Risk Women More Likely Than Men to Disclose Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

No Pap Smears for Women Under 21: Guidelines

...Mark Einstein, of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, who did not work on the guidelines. ACOG also does not recommend HPV testing for adolescents. "There's no point in testing for HPV because it's so common among teens and 90 percent of... 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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A bit nervous

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...how much I was at risk for Cervical Cancer. Every woman with HIV and HPV is. High Risk. You can bet I won't miss another Pap Smear again and for those of us with HIV, that's EVERY year, not every 3 years that's recommended with the new test. ... 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 »

Abnormal pap smear

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...My doctor just informed me that my pap smear was abnormal. Could this be an indication of HIV infection? I possibly had an exposure Feb, tested Neg End of April. 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 Read more »