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I Have Hpv

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    Lets get REAL- First I'd like to start off by

    saying Happy New Years!- Unless; Your me, then the New Year is anything but happy. But Hey! Like they say, you can let your experiences define you, destroy you or strengthen you... Four days ago I found out that I have HPV. You can only imagine my shock at the news. I have...
    jess2121 jess2121 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 5

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    I recently had a PAP exam

    since I hadn’t had one since November 2012 (oops…). It came back abnormal with ASCUS (precancerous cells) and HPV Positive. They have set me up to have a Colposcopy done next week. I have a friend who works in the office and asked her to send me the numbers of the strains...
    cjengland cjengland 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 6

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    My Story: Hpv, Cervical Cancer, And Leep.

    Earlier this year I was scheduled for a (what i thought would be a routine) pap smear. First problem, I had not had a pap in about 5 years.  They had always been uncomfortable (almost painful) and pretty hard on my nerves (I don't like the feeling of being exposed like...
    jessicakes jessicakes 26-30 10 Responses Aug 14, 2010

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    High risk.

    Last year I found out I have high risk HPV. When I probed deeper I found out that my husband had it, and his girlfriend from his last relationship had it, she informed me that she had cancerous cells removed about a year before that, soon before they broke up. ...
    nicopico nicopico 22-25, F May 9, 2008

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    I just went to the doctor a few days ago

    and my fears were verified. I have HPV, the genital warts strain. I am only 18 and have had 2 sexual partners both in committed relationships. I am so scared. I feel dirty and like a complete low life. How can I have this happen when I so young and was so careful? It makes me...
    Lalala124 Lalala124 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 21, 2013

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    My boyfriend was diagnosed with hpv he feels

    dirty and keeps apologizing. I don't blame him. I love him. I'm scared but I'm not running away. I've had the gardisil shot and currently showing no signs. I could or could not but right now I have to be strong for him.
    fiorellamorisotomarino fiorellamorisotomarino 26-30, F 4 Responses Oct 24

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    KeithOwen KeithOwen 41-45, M 1 Response a week ago

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    Something ya ll should know about me.

    I have HPV. I feel like it's ruined my love life. And it sucks when I get cold sores due to this or I break out down there once in a blue moon. I wish there was a cure. Luckily men don't show no symptoms.
    workingmom70 workingmom70 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 25

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    Hpv Is So Easily Transmitted- Stop Blaming Yourself-chin Up:0)

    I was recently diagnosed HPV (+) I felt like the weight of the world was on my shoulders. How did it happen? With who? Did I give it to anyone? How was I going to live the rest of my life. If there is no test for men do I just assume I'm giving it to the one I date or marry? Does...
    russianroulette russianroulette 36-40, F 4 Responses Oct 26, 2012

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    I am getting tested for HPV tomorrow

    even though I'm certain that I have it. I am dating a wonderful guy who we assume has it too and he's not mad, or self conscious about it. I, on the other hand, feel dirty, disgusting and like hiding from my boyfriend. I'm a hairdresser and am constantly worried I'll cut myself...
    runawaygenie runawaygenie 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 26

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    I have hpv since 2 year ago .

    .. and i think i accept that but sometimes i fall in a deep depresion. today i am fine but sometime i want to know somebody, a girl to talk and share my life but is difficult. P.S: sorry for my poor english , is not my first lenguage.
    JESSEG86 JESSEG86 26-30, M 5 Responses Sep 27

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    I Can't Sleep

    I was recently diagnosed with HPV and just got my first colposcopy today. I can't seem to wrap my mind around it and I can't seem to sleep right now. I made a lot of poor decisions 18-21. Then turned my life around (even abstained from sex for two years after that). Met a man...
    Bonaheart Bonaheart 22-25, F 4 Responses Sep 12, 2012

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    I have hpv. I am scared.

    Do I tell everyone I have ever slept with that I have it? My last Pap smear was negative but at a point in my life I was diagnosed and I had a leap procedure to get rid of pre-cancerous cells. Even if someone kisses me, can they get hpv? I feel like I should walk around with a...
    missydcole missydcole 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 24

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    Hpv/pre Cancerous...how Do I Deal With It?

    I found out about over 2 years ago that I had HPV....I have not had many partners and I am not sure as to which one I received it from. It is a high risk type and I have had pap smears done every 3 months then 6 months until my recent one which got to wait a year. That one was...
    pureology pureology 22-25 3 Responses Aug 8, 2011

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    I recently had sex for the first time 4 months

    ago....I had known my amazing guy for 2 years, but only have been in a relationship for 6 months. Yesterday I found out that from taking a Pap test, I have hpv....The Pap test came back normal but I have lesions apparently that signify signs of hpv. I can't believe it...My guy...
    haraseli haraseli 22-25, F 3 Responses May 18

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    I found out about my hpv last year at what I

    thought was going to be a routine pap-smer. After the exam was over my doctor told me that I had some genital warts that I had been completely unaware of! I was humiliated that I didn't even know! I have never been comfortable with my vagina thus I don't look at it and very...
    Billiejean92 Billiejean92 18-21 2 Responses Jul 2

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    I have had hpv for the past 22 years

    and it is not the end of the world . More people have it than we would ever guess. The lack of test and lack of honesty will lead to more people having it also. I run a dating group for people that are positive with either HSV or HPV if anyone is interested please contact me.It...
    looking4aknottygirl looking4aknottygirl 36-40, M 1 Response Jul 4

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    Found Out I Have HPV Today :'(

    Hello everyone..I'm new here. I found out I have hpv today and I was shocked I feel like I was told I hav HIV or something. Idk what to do. I told my mom I was going to the doctor because I thought I had hemroid so dk how to tell her that I have hpv. I have a child so I'm...
    LeahT LeahT 26-30, F 4 Responses Aug 26, 2013

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    i have been paranoid my the word std.

    at age 24 i said to myself "what are the chances just give a guy a chance" and i got genital warts probably some other strains as well i'm waiting on the answer. So i'm sitting on internet reading about everything hpv related and then i found this website and even though some...
    melua melua 22-25, F 1 Response May 27

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    This can be cured! It is a vitamin C

    deficiency Drink a tall glass of OJ twice a day, for three weeks, then at least 8 ounces 4 times a week all the time. Do not take vitam8ns as they do not have the same power as OJ! And they do not absorb in your body like REAL OJ! You will see the warts draining fall off...
    thiscanbecured thiscanbecured 56-60, F 1 Response May 22

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    Hpv & Me

    I found out I had HPV about 4 & 1/2 years ago. It was devestating to me I thought I was going to die. They told me they didn't want to do surgury until I've had a child. I'm going to be 23 now in OCT. So after a year that I found out I got pregnant with my daughter. She's 3 years...
    kaybirchy kaybirchy 22-25, F 9 Responses Aug 12, 2012

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    Straight Man (20 Year Old) ... My Story

    Probably a common story, but here it goes... first year of college I had PROTECTED sex with multiple partners and contracted HPV. I had 3 sexual partners, so I really don't know who exactly gave it to me. Yeah, I was upset when I found out, but I don't let things like that make...
    justin226 justin226 18-21 4 Responses Jun 6, 2011

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    I was diagnosed four months ago having HPV

    and Genital warts. I feel shamed dirty and disgusting.. Last week i visited my OB she told me that the result of my last pap-smear wasn't good, there's a abnormalities in my cervix which i need to have colposcopy, and she wants me to have HIV screening. I'm so scared i hope im...
    zyriss zyriss 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 11

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    Hey guys, it's past midnight over here

    and I've been trying to fall asleep but I got stuck reading posts, articles, etc. of HPV. I'm only 20 and not even two weeks ago I received a letter from my GYNO that my Pap smear was showing abnormal and I have papIIID. After calling my mom and breaking into tears I went to my...
    sunny1993 sunny1993 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 7

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    And I don't really care.

    I honestly feel like people who are waking up every morning feeling sick, because they were hoping their diagnosis was just some terrible nightmare may be overreacting. Yes, some strains of HPV cause warts. I have a couple right now and they're completely painless and aren't...
    LameGames LameGames 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 21

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    1 Leep and 2 Colps Later...

    I was diagnosed with HPV about a year and a half ago. It was a total shock because I had been in a monogamous relationship for close to 4 years prior and had been tested every year with no problems. However, I had also been experiencing pain and slight bleeding during sex...
    emers1214 emers1214 22-25, F 3 Responses Dec 23, 2008

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    October 2005

    I was having some menstrual problems back in September of 2005.  As in I was bleeding for 30 days straight, with pretty severe cramps.  So . . . my boss recommended a Gyn. to see.  I went to him, he is amazing, and his bed side manner is wonderful.  I had...
    piscesgal piscesgal 31-35, F 6 Responses Jul 16, 2009

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    Im 20 years old and when I was 17 I got hpv

    from my first serious boyfriend that i lost my virginity to. I didnt sleep around and took relationships very seriously. I remember being so loving and femine. I was pure, had a huge heart and confidence in myself. Now i have nothing. I feel so gross and undeserving of anyones...
    xobxo94 xobxo94 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 19

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    Fall semester just started back up again,

    and the September weather was still nice. One day I met a guy, & he was charming. He was new in town, he had just moved up north from down in the south. So i gave him my number & we seemed to hit it off! Next thing I know we are in a sexual intimate relationship. I was having...
    onedayatatime01 onedayatatime01 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 24

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    I just turned 18 the day

    after Christmas and I recently found out I contracted hpv from a sexual partner. I'm not really the type of person to hide such a thing, although I am ashamed of myself for having an std. I'm not even the type of person to mistreat women, so I can't help but feel like I don't...
    JDmokc95 JDmokc95 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 12

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    I'm so depress and angry I don't know

    why me I just found out today from my gyn..I dunno what todo all I did today was just cry cause there's no cure for it
    Halo85 Halo85 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    Hello, I'm 22 years old

    and I just found out last friday that my papsmear came out abnormal. Worse thing is that this was my first time getting the papsmear done and knowing that my results were abnormal was such a horrible feeling. I'm so devastated!!!! I was diagnosed with High Risk HPV; my heart...
    eve1623 eve1623 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 23

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    I found out I had HPV

    when I was 17. I had been sleeping with a boy who I assumed was also sleeping with others, but I didn't realize how dangerous it really was for me. Five years have passed now. I've barely dated, and I've lost all of my promiscuous urges. I'm posting today because I have been...
    smallpieces smallpieces 22-25 1 Response Sep 19

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    I Got the Vaccine, Use Condoms, and Still Got Hpv

    My story started with a phone call from my doctor.  My pap came back slightly abnormal.  No signs of cancer, or pre-cancer, but they tested for HPV and turns out I have it.  My first thought was, how did this happen to me?  I've had the Gardasil...
    bkell bkell 26-30, F 6 Responses Sep 1, 2009

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    Dating Sites for People with HPV It's not the

    end of the world for getting HPV. We need a new start for life. Recommend some safe and private online communities for people in need. HPVMatch.com PositiveChat.com HSV-Dating.com HerpesSingles.org. HerpesWoo.com Looking for someone in the same boat and be prepared for...
    Mariahlove3 Mariahlove3 26-30, F Aug 11

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    HPV and Cervical Cancer

    I really hate having HPV, because I feel like I cannot ever be with anyone sexually other than my boyfriend (who I have infected).  I dont want to be with anyone else, but it feels weird knowing that I am going to be like this for a while.  My boyfriend was with me and...
    eroticdancer eroticdancer 26-30, F 20 Responses Dec 18, 2007

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    Curing Hpv

    just wanted to share that there are natural ways to cure hpv. 6 months ago my pap was high grade, i've had bad paps for the past 2 years. i decided to take control into my own hands and not go through any more medical procedures like colposcopy or leep. i ate really healthy...
    loolooo loolooo 26-30 5 Responses Apr 18, 2010

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    Hello, I'm 22 years old

    and my Pap test came back positive for HPV. I am ashamed to say that this was my first Pap test even though I have been sexually active from when I was 18.(I study abroad and I come back home usually for a very short period, and I have till now completely ignored the Pap test...
    leyla99 leyla99 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 19

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    So, I found out I have hpv

    when I was pregnant.. I had a normal pregnancy and did not experience anything weird when I had my baby.. My delivery was a wonderful experience. I did get genital warts though, After I had him I did not go back to the doctor. Its been about 3 years and I still have that...
    xonicole xonicole 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 29

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    I just found out I have HPV,

    I knew I had it since Ive had multiple partners, so I just knew what was to come. Either way I got scared and cried. I dont wanna sound like I deserve some pitty or something cuz I know its the result of my own bad choices. I almost feel like I kinda deserve it. And I feel bad...
    cherrypie19 cherrypie19 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 29

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    Still Scarred

      UPDATE !!!! 2011 nervously awaitiing 4 months for another pap seems my previous one didnt have enough cells to test it acurately :( it was done a year instead of 6months after the last so im very nervous  Im hopeing it has gone away we will see *:( 2010 UPDATE...
    carrotjuice carrotjuice 22-25, F 4 Responses Apr 28, 2010

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    I'm 21, My First Serious Boyfriend Gave Me Hpv.. Luckily I Don't Have Warts

    I waited until I truly cared and loved someone to have sex. I'm 21 now and have been sexually active for about a half a year and found out I have HPV yesterday. I still have only had sex with my ex. I don't have warts which is a relief. I have to get more tests to find out...
    ford08 ford08 18-21 6 Responses Feb 7, 2012

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    Living With High Risk Hpv

    Hi, Last year I was diagnosed with high risk HPV.  This type of HPV can lead to cervical cancer if not treated or caught early. My pap smear came back abnormal and further lab tests indicated that i had abnormal cell changes in my cervice.  I had to have a...
    GinaRichards GinaRichards 26-30 29 Responses Aug 21, 2009

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    I have had an abnormal cervical screen result

    which resulted in treatment. Since then last year I had a normal screening result but was diagnosed with high Risk hpv. I never realised the implications of this and after developing an ongoing symptom of cervical cancer I am very very frightened. The gp will not give me another...
    MysteriousCreature MysteriousCreature 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 21

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    I was doing so well dealing with the fact

    that I have hpv. Until yesterday. I told this guy I've been kinda seeing that I have it & he told me he doesn't want to see me anymore but we can still be friends. -.- the rejection hurts the most. So I cried in my bathroom last night and I thought will anyone want me for me...
    onedayatatime01 onedayatatime01 18-21, F 5 Responses Aug 14

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    HPV and Pre Cancer. Dealing With It. Giving Others Support.

    I found out I had HPV shorty after my daughter was born when I called to schedule my appointment for my IUD.  The nurse told me that I had HPV and I called my mom in tears.  They scheduled a coloscopy and I had a friend go with me.  I lost my insurance before the...
    nhough1013 nhough1013 18-21, F 7 Responses Jul 2, 2008

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    You Think You Know Someone.

    I was 21 when I found out that I had hpv, the type that causes genital warts. I got it from my first serious boyfriend, the one I lost my virginity to...you think you know someone.  I felt dirty and dipressed so i stayed in the relationship for way longer than I should...
    bellamomma bellamomma 31-35, F 23 Responses Oct 16, 2008

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    Ignorance Is Bliss... Or So I Thought

    To all: I'd like to say thank you for this web site. I was diagnosed with HPV a week ago, and felt like my life was over. Today, I found this website, and have read the stories of others, and feel like there is hope after all. When I was first told that I have HPV, I was in...
    shorthairgirl shorthairgirl 31-35, F 3 Responses Jul 29, 2013

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    I have HPV and have from the time I turned 18.

    ..now Im 41 and I run the largest free singles only dating group in the world for HPV and HSV. It is not a web site it is a group and yes 100% free. Feel free to message me for more info if you are HPV positive.
    looking4aknottygirl looking4aknottygirl 36-40, M Sep 3

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    I was diagnosed a month ago

    and I am broken about it. I've had one sex partner My now ex boyfriend cheated on me with many girls and now I'm not only suffering emotionally from the break up but now emotionally and physically with these things on me. I'm so embarrassed, I feel disgusting, and I can't focus...
    alittleEXPRESSION alittleEXPRESSION 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 21

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    My anxiety has gotten really bad.

    I feel like everytime someone talks to me they can tell i have hpv. I panic when someone says anything to me cause its literally all i think about. I just want to die... theres no point for me to live. I dont care about anything or anyone anymore cause ive built such a huge...
    xobxo94 xobxo94 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 7

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