Shim Clinic Logo
HIV PEP:
Stop HIV within 72 hours of sex
HIV Testing:
20 min result, 28 days after sex
STD Testing:
Full & comprehensive

HPV, Singapore - Shim Clinic

HPV (human papillomavirus) in Singapore.

There are close to 200 types of HPV. Generally divided into extragenital and genital HPV. Genital HPV are again divided into low and high cancer risk types.

HPV / human papillomavirus.

  • 120 known human papillomavirus (HPV)
  • 51 HPV types, and 3 subtypes are genital HPV as they infect the genital mucosa.
  • 31 genital HPV types are low risk
  • 6 genital HPV types are intermediate risk
  • 17 genital HPV types are high risk

They cause


Blog articles about #HPV


Latest News

DNA vaccine leads to immune responses in HPV-related head and neck cancer
Fri, 21 Sep 2018 11:00:00 +0800 | EurekAlert! - Cancer
(University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine) A therapeutic vaccine can boost antibodies and T cells, helping them infiltrate tumors and fight off human papillomavirus (HPV)-related head and neck cancer. Researchers from the Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania tested the immunotherapy approach in two groups of patients with advanced head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCCa) and found 86 percent showed elevated T cell activity. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)

Second HPV-Related Primary Cancers Common in Survivors
Wed, 19 Sep 2018 19:00:41 +0800 | Drugs.com - Pharma News
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 19, 2018 -- The risk of human papillomavirus-associated second primary cancers (HPV-SPCs) among survivors of HPV-associated cancers is significant, according to a study published online Sept. 7 in JAMA Network Open. Ryan Suk, from... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)

Analysis finds HPV vaccine safe
Wed, 19 Sep 2018 11:00:00 +0800 | EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health
(Wiley) Infection with human papillomavirus (HPV) can cause certain cancers in women and men, but HPV vaccines are highly effective in preventing infection with oncogenic HPV types. A new British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology review of post-licensure data did not identify any new or unexpected safety concerns of the bivalent HPV vaccine. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)

Cochrane Collaboration Expels Dr Peter G ø tzsche Cochrane Collaboration Expels Dr Peter G ø tzsche
Mon, 17 Sep 2018 21:12:23 +0800 | Medscape Medical News Headlines
His expulsion from the Cochrane Collaboration Governing Body comes shortly after he harshly criticized a Cochrane review of human papillomavirus vaccine.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)

Cochrane Board Expels Critic of Group's HPV Vaccine Review Cochrane Board Expels Critic of Group's HPV Vaccine Review
Mon, 17 Sep 2018 21:03:57 +0800 | Medscape Medical News Headlines
His expulsion from the Cochrane Collaboration Governing Body comes shortly after he harshly criticized a Cochrane review of human papillomavirus vaccine.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)

Cancer Will Kill About 10 Million People This Year, Experts Predict
Fri, 14 Sep 2018 22:22:25 +0800 | TIME: Health
Nearly 10 million people around the world will die of cancer this year, according to new estimates from the World Health Organization’s International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC). The IARC’s report, which was published Wednesday in CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians, was based on cancer incidence data from 185 countries around the world. Researchers estimated that there will be 18.1 million new diagnoses of cancer and 9.6 million cancer deaths in 2018. Those numbers — a marked increase from just six years ago, when cancer diagnoses were estimated at 14.1 million, and deaths at 8.2 million — reflect the world’s aging and growing population. About one in eight men, and one in 11 women, will eventually die of cancer, the report says. Lung cancer is this...

Africa:Stopping Cervical Cancer and Other Noncommunicable Diseases in Africa
Wed, 12 Sep 2018 20:42:44 +0800 | AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine
[WHO] As she felt the cold sting of the needle enter her arm, Alice winced in fear more than pain- understandable as she is only 10. However, a moment of pain could save her from the leading cause of cancer death among women in Africa: cervical cancer. She is receiving a vaccine against human papilloma virus (HPV), the main gateway agent in cervical cancer. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)

Total of 43,371 New Cases of HPV-Associated Cancers in 2015
Tue, 11 Sep 2018 19:00:59 +0800 | Drugs.com - Pharma News
TUESDAY, Sept. 11, 2018 -- A total of 43,371 new cases of human papillomavirus (HPV)-associated cancers were reported in 2015, with oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) being the most common HPV-associated cancer, according to research... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)

HPV Vaccine May Reduce Risk Of Transmitting Devastating Throat Disease To Children
Thu, 06 Sep 2018 05:03:00 +0800 | Forbes.com Healthcare News
Human papillomavirus (HPV) of the female genital tract may infect the fetus, leading to a rare, yet severe respiratory disease in infants and children. Studies are underway to address the eradication of this disease by widespread use of the HPV vaccine. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)

Kenya:In Kenya, HPV Vaccine to Be Rolled Out Next Year
Wed, 05 Sep 2018 19:31:03 +0800 | AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine
[East African] The national rollout of free Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine in Kenya has been pushed to next year due to what an official termed high demand from countries across the globe. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)


Related Concepts

Sexual risk (of HIV/STD/pregnancy), and what you can do before and after exposure.

Timeline HIV STD Pregnancy
Before exposure
Abstain from sex, Be faithful, or Condom use
Circumcision (males only)
Contraception
(females only)
HIV PrEP (pre-exposure prophylaxis)
– Stop HIV infection before exposure
STD vaccine:
Hepatitis vaccine
HPV vaccine
STD / HIV exposure
Unsafe sex / unprotected sex:
No condom / Condom broke / Condom slip
0-72 hours HIV PEP (post-exposure prophylaxis)
– Stop HIV infection after exposure
STD testing *
Screening test
– to look for asymptomatic infections
– from previous exposures
Emergency contraception
with the
morning-after pill
(females only)
2 weeks HIV DNA Test
1 month HIV 4th Generation Test
SD Bioline HIV Ag/Ab Combo
– Fingerprick blood sampling.
20 minutes to results
3 months HIV 3rd Generation Test
OraQuick® HIV-1/2 Antibody
– Oral fluid or
– Fingerprick blood sampling.
20 minutes to results
STD testing *
– Full & comprehensive
diagnostic test
– to look for current infections
Watch for HIV Symptoms STD Symptoms
If infected HIV Treatment STD Treatment Abortion

* Males: Do not urinate for at least 4 hours before arriving.
* Females: testing is more accurate when you are not menstruating.


Private & Confidential Service