Some HPV infections, not all can persist for many years. Persistent infections with high-risk HPV types can lead to more serious cytologic abnormalities or lesions that, if untreated, may progress to cancer.
It is very difficult to precisely confirm a diagnosis without examination and investigations and the answer is based on the medical information provided. For exact diagnosis, you are requested to consult your doctor. I sincerely hope that helps. Take care and please do keep me posted on how you are doing.
no, people have not died from gardasil!!! be careful of the nonsense you find online!!
how do I know that multiple hpv infections don't increase risk? plenty of hpv info out there, especially within the last few years thanks to all the research from the gardasil shots that show that it's the type that matters, not the number of infections.
over 90% of folks have undetectable hpv infections within 2 years of being infected. if we can't detect it, it's not going to cause you issues.
if you are concerned for yourself, get the anal pap done with hpv testing to get better answers as to your status.
they can detect hpv in males. we just don't have commercially available tests to do so. anal paps are effective. to detect penile hpv infections, it involves rubbing the penis with rough paper to get cells off which is uncomfortable in general and not well received by most males. unfortunately the urine tests for hpv that are in development aren't all that great either.
if you google the rates of hpv related oral cancers and anal cancers, you'll see that in general they are rather low thankfully. It's something to worry about only if you have a charmed life and nothing else to worry about.
have you also sought out type specific herpes igg blood testing to know your status for herpes too? it's usually not a part of routine std testing in the UK.
Copyright 1994-2017MedHelp International.All rights reserved. MedHelp is a division of Aptus Health.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.