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Negative HPV test report - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hello
Doctor :   I am Dr. Mazumdar
Doctor :   Please proceed with the query
User :   i talked to you the other day i dont know if you remember me or not as u talk to so many people
Doctor :   Yeah I remember the name but not the problem
Doctor :   Give me a minute I shall go through your chat history
User :   it was about hpv
Doctor :   yeah
Doctor :   Pl proceed
User :   i dont know if i mentioned it or not that with my pap smear i had hpv test done as well
Doctor :   You did not mention that last time
User :   oh
User :   well yeah i had hpv test done with it as well, coz thats what i was afraid of std
User :   it wasnt just pap smear
Doctor :   So what is the report of HPV
User :   it was negative
Doctor :   what test did you get for HPV?
User :   it was negative
Doctor :   So why do you worry about, both the PAP and specific HPV test were negative
User :   because some people say that hpv is dormant sometimes, but i was thinking that if the test was done esp for hpv they check the dna they can find it ?
User :   i have had only 2 partners in the past
User :   there was this who i was with in 2008
User :   i didnt know he was dirty
User :   so after almost 2 yrs i got my pap and hpv test done
Doctor :   It is ok now
Doctor :   You do not have an active HPV
Doctor :   infection
User :   so infection can be found in hpv test after almost 2 yrs right?
Doctor :   It depends on the test
Doctor :   But yes it can be found
User :   what ttest?
User :   my pap was done esp for stds
User :   esp for hpv
Doctor :   Serum for antibodies for HPV
User :   i dnt know my doctor took my sample and send it to the lab
User :   dont they use the same sample they use for pap?
Doctor :   Where are you from?
Doctor :   Pap smear is done by a spatula and take the superficial layer of cells from the cervix of the Uterus
Doctor :   The HPV DNA test is a blood test
User :   then y did my doctor said it was a test of hpv
Doctor :   I am not sure what test is done
Doctor :   Do not you get the report
Doctor :   or ask the his secretary
Doctor :   I need more time to help you with better answer or clear answers
User :   yeh ill do that
Doctor :   Good
Doctor :   Please do that
User :   well its ok i guess
User :   because i am getting scared and confused
Doctor :   I assure you that if HPV is normal
Doctor :   you need not be scared
User :   ok thanks :)
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