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Posted by: Worried sick | 2011-10-11

HPV

I was diagnosed with high-risk HPV earlier this year, then had the abnormal cervial cells removed.
Would that mean that the HPV is cured?
And is it possible to re-contract the same strain from a sex partner after the surgical procedure? I''m asking this because I recently experienced what ''felt'' like genital warts for about a week and couldn''t see my gynae. The symptoms were burning, very sensitive bumps on the vulva - around the same area that I experienced problems before being diagnosed with HPV and the cervical dysplasia (SP). I''m due for my next pap smear in a month. Could I have re-contracted the HPV from my long-term partner?

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HPV is never cured. Only the symptoms - genital warts and abnormal cells in the cervix - can be treated. If you think you have genital warts, this is probably the result of the HPV which is still there, rather than that you have recontracted it.

Best wishes

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Posted by: gynaedoc | 2011-10-17

HPV is never cured. Only the symptoms - genital warts and abnormal cells in the cervix - can be treated. If you think you have genital warts, this is probably the result of the HPV which is still there, rather than that you have recontracted it.

Best wishes

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