Should you require HPV testing in Malaysia, then you are in the right place. Here at Universal Clinic, we can carry out the efficient and effective testing for HPV on both females and males. Our HPV testing in is available as part of a wider sexually transmitted disease test or it can be carried out as a stand-alone test.
HPV stands for Human Papilloma Virus. There are over 130 known strains of HPV of which 30 different types affect the ano-genital area and these are further categorised into Low-Risk HPV and High-Risk HPV based on their ability to produce abnormal cells and cancers.
Such strains of HPV are more likely to cause skin warts and genital warts. Genital warts are most commonly associated with HPV types 6 and 11.
Such strains of HPV which may cause abnormal cell changes (cell dysplasia) associated with the development of certain cancers. This can include cervical, vulval, vaginal, penile and anal cancers, as well as some types of head and neck cancers. Types 16 and 18 cause 70% of cervical cancers and pre-cancerous lesions.
Any person who is sexually active is at risk of catching HPV, and you don’t have to have had sexual activity with lots of people, you can get it the first time you are sexually active. HPV is so common that most people have contracted it at some point in their life and haven’t realised.
The few people who have symptoms may get visible genital warts or have pre-cancerous changes in the cervix, vulva, anus, mouth or penis. Genital warts are usually soft, flesh-coloured painless growths. Genital warts can be raised or flat, single or multiple, small or large, and sometimes clustered together. They can appear in or around the vagina or anus, on the vulva, in the urethra, cervix, penis, scrotum, groin or thigh.
Other symptoms may include:
To reduce the risk of HPV:
As a private clinic, you don’t have to face waiting lists or delays. We offer same-day appointments for HPV testing, treatment and vaccination with Gardasil 9. Should you be suffering from genital warts or any other HPV symptoms, you can count on us to offer private HPV treatment.
Our trained and professional team are on hand to offer discreet and confidential treatment plans and advice. What’s more, we don’t just limit our HPV treatment and tests to one gender, we can provide HPV treatment and testing in Malaysia for both males and females. Book your appointment today for HPV treatment or vaccination.