Niece was HPV positive, now has uterine fibroids?
Found out recently my young under 30 y o never married, no children, niece tested for high risk HPV types 16/18/31/33/35/39/45/51/52/56/58/59/68 without differentiation (is what the report claims).
She was treated with Aldara for genital warts, discontinued the cream and had them burned off repeatedly and has had no flare ups since 08. She claims her present pap was ok but needs to see a gyne for uterine fibroids?
I am worried. I don't know much about HPV, the types, etc so I am not sure what to tell her and her mom, when they ask me what I think.
There was NO indication that she had the types that cause warts - is it 6 and 11? that were ever detected? Should they have been? But she had some type of warts - lesions that required burning! DO ALL HPV types cause Warts? They found her to have HPV but none of the wart type numbers came up on labs.
The diagnosis of this particular pap claims: Epithelial cell abnormality. Low-grade squamous intraepithelial lesion (LGSIL); mild dysplasia and Human Papillomavirus effects are present.
That was in 08. Are there other tests that should be ordered now? Follow up? Could the "fibroids" seen recently 03/2010, with an intravaginal u/s more likely be something serious related to the previous HPV?
She seems to just not be as concerned as I think she should be. Had a pap, came back fine. I don't think her new pcp has any of the previous testing done in 08, but did refer her to a gyne.
She isn't too worried about making an appt with another doctor for no one has said she needs to be overly concerned. Didn't even know she had fibroids. They are not causing any symptoms, so she is not acting aggressively. Should she be? Should I tell her mom to get her in ASAP? Or is this just a routine find - the "fibroids" and probably not much to think about?