What is Papillomavirus?

A genus of viruses (family Papovaviridae) containing double-stranded circular DNA (MW 5 × 106), having virions about 55 nm in diameter, and including the papilloma and wart viruses of humans and other animals, some of which are associated with induction of carcinoma. More than 70 types are known to infect humans and are differentiated by DNA homology.

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I recently had a pap smear that came back ASC H. I had a colposcopy last week with the following results:
Part A: CERVIX, 5:00, BIOPSY:

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Your cervix shows a low grade...

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Hi Doc, there has been a month or more since i started seeing some red spots on the head of my penis, a little bit of itching sometimes but no...

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The lesions you have make me suspicious of genital herpes in you caused by Virus called Herpes genitalis which is a...

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