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What To Do After Abnormal Pap From Hpv

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abnormal PAP smear and HPV disease

I just recieved an abnormal PAP smear and my gynecologist said it was from mild dysplasia and HPV. She has suggested a Colposcopy. I haven't had the colposcopy performed yet. Does this mean that I do in fact have genital warts? Also, if I do and I...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
...procedure with great success. You should be HIV tested since you need to know. Please note that the majority of women with abnormal PAP smears are HIV negative. Knowledge is power. Also many women, particulary if you turn out to be HIV... Read more »

HPV and Abnormal Pap

IF the results of a pap test indicated "HPV CHANGES" is it obvious to say that one has HPV? And if... Read more »

Abnormal PAP smear/Cervical Biopsy/HPV?

A mid-20s friend has been really depressed recently. She told me that she had abnormal cells in a... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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

... In detailing the background of the current study, the authors observed: "Because high-risk HPV [human papillomavirus] is highly prevalent in the general population, usually transient, and rarely causes clinical symptoms, and because diagnostic Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

...How Are HPV Infections Treated? The Bottom Line NOTE: In the U.S., counseling and referrals are available on a national human papillomavirus (HPV) hotline. Call toll-free at 877-HPV-5868 (877-478-5868). What Is HPV? There are over 100... Read more »
The Center for AIDS

The Human Papillomavirus (HPV): Lost in Space

...& Co., Inc., and Cervarix™, from GlaxoSmithKline, were recently approved to fight certain sexually transmitted strains of human papillomavirus (HPV), which is associated with genital warts and the development of cervical cancer. In March 2007,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Making Sense of Your Pap and HPV Test Results

...your uterus (womb). It is part of a woman's reproductive system. What causes cervical cancer? A virus , called genital human papillomavirus (pap-ah-LOmah- VYE-rus) -- also just called HPV -- can cause normal cells on your cervix to turn... Read more »
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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 question

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...hey guys, i have a friend (girl) who recently got her pap and it was abnormal. the dr said it was hpv and sent away for results to see if it was severe or non-severe. i'm trying to find information Read more »

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 Read more »

Yeast infections, BV, and HPV

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I am starting to go crazy here thinking I may have HIV. I was told about two years 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... Read more »