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Old 07-13-2011, 05:04 PM   #6
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Re: got HPV

The HPV DNA Test is made by Digene and is called "Hybrid Capture II". It requires a tissue sample, usually a lesion from the affected area (early cervical dysplasia or a genital wart). Most insurance companies don't cover it for low risk HPV, but for high risk HPV some doctors do utilize it. It is a known fact that 90% of HPV is caused by type 16 or 18 for high risk strains, and 6 and 11 for low risk strains, so statistically speaking if you have HPV, you definitely have one of the four. Save your money. The treatments for 16 are the same as those for 18, same deal with 6 and 11.