My dh is in the military & living in the barracks. We've been together for over four years and I've never, ever tested positive for any STD. However, he has told me that he has some bumps "down there" and that he noticed them while grooming. He says he has never cheated and said that he researched it on WebMD & that it could possibly be genital warts. I don't necessarily believe that its come up all of the sudden but I don't believe I have it/them. I have had a baby within the last year and all of my check ups come up clean for any type of STD. I'm worried and nervous and I'm wondering if anyone has any experience with this particular STD or any advice to share. I'd appreciate no bashing, since I find that to be counterproductive. One person that I've talked to for advice said she thinks its communal, since they share showers, toilets, towels, etc. I don't buy that, it seems farfetched to me. Thanks for any help/replies.Answer Question
Asked by Anonymous at 3:49 AM on Dec. 12, 2009 in Health
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Answer by Mom2Jack04 at 10:16 AM on Dec. 12, 2009
I have been married for 5 years and with him for 7. I already have an 18mos DD, so I've been poked and prodded during my pregnancy. Anyway, I just found out a few months ago that I have HPV, it was discovered during an abnormal PAP. Doc said it can go inactive for many years before showing any symptoms. Its like a cold sore 80% of the population has it, but only some people get outbreaks. HPV is the most common STD.
From the CDC website:
The HPV tests on the market are only used to help screen for cervical cancer. There is no general test for men or women to check one’s overall “HPV status,” nor is there an HPV test to find HPV on the genitals or in the mouth or throat. But HPV usually goes away on its own, without causing health problems. So an HPV infection that is found today will most likely not be there a year or two from now.
Answer by Anonymous at 10:33 AM on Dec. 12, 2009
...and here is the website:
http://www.cdc.gov/STD/HPV/STDFact-HPV.htm#symptoms Check out the signs of HPV.
Also want to add that when I found out I was afraid to tell my DH because I though he would believe I'd cheated on him. Which would never happen.
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