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Human papillomavirus (HPV) testing lets you check if you have been infected with the HPV, which causes warts and cancers of the penis, labia, vagina, cervix, anus, mouth, and throat. Most commonly used is the Digene® test.


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Increased Rate of ASCUS Diagnosis With HPV Reflex Testing Increased Rate of ASCUS Diagnosis With HPV Reflex Testing
Tue, 22 May 2018 11:15:17 +0800 | Medscape Today Headlines
Does concomitantly requested high-risk human papillomavirus reflex testing bias the cytologic interpretation of Pap tests?American Journal of Clinical Pathology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)

New device nukes STD viruses with microwaves... including HPV
Mon, 16 Apr 2018 05:40:05 +0800 | NaturalNews.com
(Natural News) In the future, treating human papillomavirus (HPV) may be done with a microwave system. Tests with the device, a compact and portable applicator developed by Emblation Microwave, are underway and have yielded positive results thus far. According to HPV experts from the University of Glasgow, it works by delivering a precise and controlled... (Source: NaturalNews.com)

FDA Approves New HPV Test that Detects and Identifies HPV Genotypes that put Women at High Risk for Cervical Cancer
Tue, 13 Feb 2018 20:20:07 +0800 | HSMN NewsFeed
The BD Onclarity™ HPV Assay can detect 14 high-risk HPV types and provide additional information to guide physician decision-making FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., Feb. 13, 2018 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYS... Diagnostics, FDA BD , BD Onclarity, HPV assay, human papillomavirus (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)

Is It Time to Scrap the Pap Test?
Tue, 28 Nov 2017 05:15:13 +0800 | WebMD Health
The combination of tests for cervical cancer includes a test to detect the human papillomavirus (HPV) and the test commonly known as the Pap test. (Source: WebMD Health)

HPV Vaccine Could Mean 3 Pap Tests in a Lifetime HPV Vaccine Could Mean 3 Pap Tests in a Lifetime
Mon, 13 Nov 2017 22:12:29 +0800 | Medscape Medical News Headlines
Women who have had the human papillomavirus (HPV) jab may only need 3 smear tests for cervical cancer in their lifetime, a study suggests.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)

HPV blood test: Throat CANCER chemotherapy treatment can cause THESE toxic side-effects
Thu, 05 Oct 2017 18:04:00 +0800 | Daily Express - Health
A TEST for throat cancer patients with the human papillomavirus could find whether chemotherapy treatment will be effective. (Source: Daily Express - Health)

HPV blood test: Throat cancer treatment can cause THESE toxic side-effects
Thu, 05 Oct 2017 18:04:00 +0800 | Daily Express - Health
A TEST for throat cancer patients with the human papillomavirus could find whether chemotherapy treatment will be effective. (Source: Daily Express - Health)

Screening for cervical abnormalities in women offered HPV vaccination
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 11:00:00 +0800 | EurekAlert! - Cancer
(PLOS) Human papillomavirus (HPV) testing detects a higher number of precancerous cervical lesions than cytology-based Pap smears in a female population including a proportion offered HPV vaccination, according to a new study published in PLOS Medicine by Karen Canfell of Cancer Council New South Wales, Australia, researchers at the Victorian Cytology Service, Melbourne, Australia, and colleagues. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)

Improving cervical cancer screening rates for transgender men
Fri, 08 Sep 2017 11:00:00 +0800 | EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health
(Mary Ann Liebert, Inc./Genetic Engineering News) A new study indicates that alternative options for cervical cancer screening, including self-sampling for human papillomavirus (HPV) testing, could improve the screening rate among transgender men. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)

3 Scientists and Planned Parenthood Win Lasker Prizes for Medical Research
Wed, 06 Sep 2017 22:04:52 +0800 | TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories
(NEW YORK) — Two scientists who paved the way for widely used vaccines and another who discovered key players in cell growth have been awarded prestigious medical research awards. The Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation also announced Wednesday that it was giving its public service award to Planned Parenthood. Each award includes a $250,000 honorarium. The foundation’s clinical research award is shared by Dr. Douglas Lowy and John Schiller of the U.S. National Cancer Institute. In the early 1990s they began work that would eventually lead to vaccines against human papillomavirus, or HPV, which causes cervical cancer and some other cancers. They showed that a particular viral protein could provoke a strong immune response against the virus. U.S. regulators approved vaccines that ...


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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.


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