HPV Health Record Software

People with HPV (Human Papillomavirus) should keep health records to actively monitor and manage their condition. While many HPV infections may not cause noticeable symptoms, certain strains of the virus can lead to genital warts or increase the risk of cervical cancer in women. Keeping a health journal allows individuals to track any symptoms that may arise, such as genital warts, abnormal bleeding, or pelvic pain, which may prompt them to seek medical attention promptly. Additionally, individuals can record potential triggers or risk factors, such as engaging in unprotected sexual activity or having multiple sexual partners, to be more aware of their potential exposure to the virus.

Regular measurings, such as Pap smears for women, are essential to monitor cervical health and detect any abnormalities. By documenting medications, such as antiviral drugs or treatments for genital warts, individuals can ensure adherence to prescribed therapies. Moreover, recording details of doctor visits and any procedures, such as colposcopies or biopsies, allows for a comprehensive medical history and facilitates ongoing communication with healthcare providers for informed decision-making regarding their HPV management.

Sample health journal entries that can be entered into Goopatient*:
Date: July 28, 2023
I plan to continue practicing safer sex to reduce the risk of transmitting or contracting #HPV.
I had a discussion with my partner about sexual health, and we decided to practice safer #sex using condoms consistently.
Currently not taking any antiviral medication, but I have been using a prescribed topical cream #Imiquimod for genital warts as per my dermatologist's instructions.
My last #Pap_smear was done three months ago, and the results showed no abnormalities. I have scheduled my next Pap smear in six months.
My next follow-up appointment with my gynecologist #Dr.Brown is in two weeks to discuss the effectiveness of the genital wart treatment and review my Pap smear results.
*These health records are not real, but compiled by Dr. Mike Stanton of the UCLA Health Center. The data that you put in Goopatient is totally private and stored only on your computer.