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I Have Hpv

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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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    seems like i have had the warts forever.

    I believe just over a year tho. They seem to consume my life, I'm to embarrassed to be in a relationship anymore or even be sentimental with anyone. These stupid warts cause me severe itch and pain before, during, and after treatment. I have tried cyrotherapy, and Aldera...
    5218109serpant 5218109serpant 22-25, M 3 Responses Mar 21

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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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    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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    Mine is in remission!

    How did I Do it, I soaked everyday in clear bathwater, no showers! I got plenty of sleep, as deep sleep helps the body to repair itself. Next I started drinking a lot of OJ, and Apple Juice! I make sure I have 8-16 once a day. I also started drinking milk as well, ( I...
    feelinbetter feelinbetter 51-55, F 1 Response Apr 1

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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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    I Hate The Wait And See Of Hpv

    So my back story is I got HPV genital warts in 2005 and and had my first abnormal pap smear LGSIL in the beginning of Jan 2006 and positive for HPV. My colpocopy in 2006 came back with just mild dysplasia. Then I was normal until 2007 with another abnormal pap LGSIL then...
    Zestyclean Zestyclean 26-30, F 7 Responses Aug 3, 2011

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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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    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 7 Responses Aug 14, 2010

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    Last week I received a phone call to come in to

    go over my pap results. Yesterday I went in, the doctor told me my results came back abnormal and that I have HPV, it'll never go away and that would need a colposcopy. I couldn't believe it. I was shocked! Because I'm sick I went to the family practice side and I spoke to that...
    purpleOne10 purpleOne10 18-21, F Feb 27

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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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    35 Yr And Letn This HPV Get The Best Of Me Mentaly

    I went to get a regular routine pap and decided I wanted to get the Para Gard inserted so I was told to come back in a week so when I returnd for the insertion I asked the doc so how was my Pap she was like well it seems like HPV showed up positive but its just looks like a mild...
    tkye35 tkye35 36-40, F 2 Responses Oct 8, 2013

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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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    My HPV Story - Male 31

    Ok, so here goes, somewhere I can tell my story. I am 31 and gay and have only had one sexual partner. We have been together 12 years and I love him to bits. Two years ago my bf had a circumcision and the surgeon noticed some scarring on the underside of his foreskin, biopsy...
    Irishguy2013 Irishguy2013 31-35, M 2 Responses Dec 1, 2013

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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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    HVP Story And Self Solution To Outbreaks.

    I will make this very short and direct. I have gotten the Hpv virus in 2009. I suffered for long 3 miserable years of stress and Dr's visits. I spent money I did not have, being a young adult living with my parents. I tried many methods to get rid of the warts, but nothing...
    cashx cashx 26-30, M 1 Response Oct 30, 2013

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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 1 Response Jun 29

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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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    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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    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 Hate You Hpv

    yes i hate you HPV you creep around when big plans comes up or when i have a date... and when you reach the surface and cause pain in my most sensitive area... i then know its time to go get treated.. off on the public bus i go to the journey to the waiting room of the std...
    WonderingJazmine WonderingJazmine 18-21 2 Responses Sep 2, 2011

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    They found Precancerous Cells on my Cervix- I'm

    only 21 years old and I kind of feel like my life is over. The doctor said I had mild dysplasia and that she was going to monitor it and see if it becomes worse. Its amazing; I lost my mother to cancer less than a year ago and here I am hearing I have precancerous cells in my...
    jess2121 jess2121 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 17

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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 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 5 Responses Sep 1, 2009

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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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    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 3 Responses Oct 26, 2012

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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 2 days ago

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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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    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 am 28, I am from Ecuador,

    my Whole life I had 3 sexual partners, first hen I was 15, then i got married at 18, yeahh so young, (I was in loving, of course not an excuse. but heey ***** happens), anyway I was with my ex husband 6 years, we got divorce and after 2 of being single I have my current...
    Diana220 Diana220 26-30, F Jan 30

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    Never Thought It Would Be Me

    I was in a relationship for 4 years and one day I found a bump then it turned to wart then many warts. I never cheated can count how many men I've. Had unprotected sex with. I went to the doc he told me what I had I told my boyfriend and he didn't care. All he said he doesn't...
    Urangel876 Urangel876 26-30 1 Response Nov 4, 2013

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    I went in for my post pregnancy pap

    and it came back abnormal. They assured me that this happens so I went in again three months later, baby in tow. Again it was abnormal. I ended up getting a biopsy (well 2 because the doctor didn't get enough in the first sample. I let an intern try.) that came back with severe...
    DothrakiKhaleesi DothrakiKhaleesi 22-25, F Feb 15

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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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    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 1 Response Jul 2

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    Hi well I'm 18 years old.

    & this is my story... well ever since I became sexually active, @ age 14 or 15 my mom took my for my 1st. Pap smear. Every Pap was normal and everything was fine with me. Then just recently in January 2014 I went for my 3 rd pap. I wAs really nervous because the boyfriend...
    fugginemma fugginemma 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 24

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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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    Pregnant And Just Diagnosed With HPV

    I am 17 weeks pregnant and I went for a check up yesterday to find out that I have HPV. I have heard of this STD.. But I didn't pay much attention to it. The doctor said she seen two warts. I have never noticed the warts or never in my life though I would be diagnosed with this...
    MommyT12 MommyT12 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 24, 2013

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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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    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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    Why Me??

    when i was 18 i married my high school sweetheart we were married for 4 years when we got divorced things changed i had to hit the dating scene it was a nightmare and then i met the women who would change my life for ever things were great at first we started with having safe sex...
    rolando2300 rolando2300 31-35, M 2 Responses Oct 22, 2013

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    It Was Devastating And Overwhelming

    I was diagnosed with HPV when I was 16.  I've been fighting it ever since.  I have come to realize that I got it from one of the two guys that raped me during the summer of '07.  It was a hard thing to take in at first.  I went in for my first PAP and my first shot of...
    WickedAngel20500 WickedAngel20500 18-21, F 12 Responses Feb 2, 2011

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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 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 21

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    I Didn't Think It Could Happen To Me

    I'm newly 21 , I've had 3 sex partners over the course of 6 years . My first relationship , the guy was a constant cheater thank goodness I didn't catch anything , the second guy was a virgin and stayed true to me for 4 years , my current boyfriend we've been together for 4...
    AshhhMarisa AshhhMarisa 18-21, F 5 Responses Oct 16, 2013

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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 27 Responses Aug 21, 2009

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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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    I just found out today I have hpv.

    I'm 16 and have only had sex with two people. my current boyfriend and sex partner does not know about my first sex partner so I don't know how to ever tell him I have an std. if I told him he'd know I've had sex before him or he'd think it's from him which I doubt because with...
    cristiina123 cristiina123 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 5

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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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    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 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 had lost my virginity to my first boyfriend

    when I was 20. Shortly after I went to the OBGYN for the first time not only because I had become sexually active but also because I had horrible periods. I was put on birth control and sent on my merry way. Then I got the call that my pap had come back abnormal and that I had...
    Kathryn1615 Kathryn1615 22-25, F Feb 10

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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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