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Doctor : Hi
User : Hello
User : I wanted to ask you about HPV test
Doctor : Ok
User : i just had my HPV DNA test
User : which came out negative
User : i was sexually active almost 2 yrs back
Doctor : Ok
User : and this was my first time i had my HPV DNA test
User : so does this mean i dont have hpv at all ?
Doctor : Yes, it does mean there is no HPV in your system
User : so i will never get hpv if i stick with the same partner, and ofcourse if he doesnt have it ?
Doctor : Right, there shall be no transmission
Doctor : and hence safe
User : so 2 yrs is enough time to detect hpv on dna test ?
Doctor : Yes, it is more than enough
User : how long does it take generally to show up on DNA test?
Doctor : It does show within a few days
User : because i heard hpv is dormant as well
Doctor : Yes it is
Doctor : but since you have got a PCR done
Doctor : it is quite sensitive test
Doctor : and hence should be safe
User : PCR is DNA test?
Doctor : Yes
User : it detects hpv if even its dormant?
Doctor : It detects the active one in the blood stream
Doctor : dormant one becomes active most of the times
Doctor : when one's immunity is low
User : but isnt it 2 yrs long period of time ?
Doctor : Dormant one does not cause any harm
Doctor : Yes, it is
Doctor : but if the virus is in dormant stage, there is no problem
User : but it can still effect my partner or me later in life
Doctor : The progress of it cannot be predicted
Doctor : if one's immune system is competent enough
Doctor : then dorman virus does not cause any issue inspite of being affected
Doctor : it shall remain like commensal bacteria, if you are aware of
Doctor : they are present in most of the body parts
Doctor : without causing any problems
User : well it has been 2 yrs and i got dna test done, my physician said it will stay the same if i dont change any partners
Doctor : Yes, he/she is right
User : ok
Doctor : it shall stay the same
User : thanks
Doctor : Do you have any other questions?
User : thats all i wanted to ask
User : thanks alot
Doctor : Fine
Doctor : Thanks for consulting, bye for now
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