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How Accurate Is Hpv Testing

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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
...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 cancer. Routine follow-up by physical examination is all that... Read more »

Hpv shots and HIV test

Does the hpv shots give a false positive in the ELISA test for HIV ?? Read more »

HPV / blood test

I recently had some blood testing done. Is there a "reading" that would indicate the presence of... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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

... Human papillomavirus tests are more accurate than Pap tests in the detection of cervical cancer and precancerous changes in the cervix, according Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Role of Cytology (Pap Tests) and Human Papillomavirus Testing in Anal Cancer Screening

... In the current study, investigators assessed anal oncogenic human papillomavirus (HPV) and anal cytology as screening tests for detecting high-grade intraepithelial neoplasia (AIN 2+), since this is an immediate Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Acceptability of Human Papillomavirus Self-Testing in Female Adolescents

... The researchers conducted this study to develop scales assessing acceptability of human papillomavirus (HPV) testing in adolescents, to compare acceptability of self- to clinician testing, and to identify adolescent characteristics Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Acceptability of Human Papillomavirus Self-Testing in Female Adolescents

... The researchers conducted this study to develop scales assessing acceptability of human papillomavirus (HPV) testing in adolescents, to compare acceptability of self- to clinician testing, and to identify adolescent characteristics Read more »
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Western Blot Test

Posted by yes1, 4 Replies
What is the accuracy of the Western Blot at 7, 8, 9, and 10 weeks? Read more »

cold sore/pimple?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...could a cold sore on the upper be lip at first be confused as a pimple? and would it indicate hpv if a cold sore, or does hpv show as clusters? Read more »

hpv,herpes, - different strains

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Alright, this plagues me. Most realize that hpv has many strains, and so does herpes. My questions is if you already have either can you still catch different strains or are Read more »

HPV/Genital Warts

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...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. Now yesterday I noticed some small... Read more »