My husband and I have never had previous sexual encounters and we've been married 20 years.
In June 30, 2009 I had my annual Pap and HPV test (first time for this), 2 weeks later a nurse called me on the phone and said your Pap was normal but you have an STD called HPV. Of course I explained this could not be possible and wanted a re-test. The nurse went on to say it was probably one of your husbands prior relationships. Which she had NO business saying, because my husband and I have always been there soley for each other, and there were no priors or in betweens. She really ticked the H E ** out of us. Both my husband and I went to the Gynecologist and explained our marital background and the no previous partner history, prior or during our marriage. On July 23 I was re-tested and I came out HPV negative. When I asked my Dr. if it could have been a false positive he said, "No, you had the virus but probably passed it." I was floored at his answer. He made me feel worse. I wanted to feel good knowing that it was negative instead he added to to my angst. I asked him don't labs make mistakes, he said it's very unlikely. I tried to get a third HPV test from another Dr. and she refused. Only adding to my distress. I am being forced to wait 6 months!. I told the second Dr. I have not seen any evidence that a person can have HPV and then 23 days later not have it. She said I will not test you now because of some OBGYN guidelines for testing. But that's not fair to me. What a horrible thing to put a person through, when I need to put the issue to rest. It's really affected my well being.
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