So they didn't run an HPV test along with the abnormal pap to see for sure if it was HPV. I know when you're over a certain age, 30 or 35, and it comes up an abnormal pap, they can run an HPV test. Problem is, not all dr's do this. From what I've read, there are some healthcare providers who just automatically assume HPV just from the pap alone. I guess because that's usually what's causing it. However, from what I have heard, anything can cause cervical dysplasia. That's what my NP at my OBGYN's office said to me recently (as for what, I don't recall). That's how they discovered it was HPV that was causing my mild dysplasia. I ended up showing I had high-risk HPV (assuming I don't have low-risk, but not sure).
This is just my opinion...I'd go back and ask to have an HPV test ran just to be sure. There is a low and high risk panel. See if you can have both ran. From what I've read, sometimes "low-risk" can cause abnormal paps as well. Tell them you want to be 100% sure you have HPV. That it's not just something else. That way, if you do have it, then at least you know for sure. Not just some second guess (going by how it sounds). They could be right, but if it were me, I'd want to be sure. I was diagnosed about a year ago. I finally got to the point I wanted to be sure just last month. That's how I found out that they did indeed run a test, and was positive it was HPV. Why I wasn't made aware of this befoe, I dunno. Especially when I brought it up a couple times (mainly to a nurse).
Now I'm a little confused. Are you saying you're a virgin? You can come in contact with HPV without penetration. It's contracted via skin to skin contact. Not fluids. That's why condoms don't offer 100% protection from it. It helps, but it doesn't cover all the genital areas. Even if you just rubbed genitals, you still run a chance of getting HPV. I have heard some say that if you touch your partner's genitals with your hands, then immediately touch yours (without washing them first). Same goes with sex toys if they're shared without cleaning them properly first. As for what the risk of the last two are, I really don't know how high it is. As for oral sex, you can look back at some recent discussions on that matter. Again I hear that's not very common either.
I suggest reading this site's section on cervical dysplasia and HPV:http://www.ashastd.org/hpv/hpv_learn_dysplasia.cfm
As you can see on the left hand side, there's other topics of interest regarding HPV you can check out if you like, too. Also, Fredo will be back on Monday, so I'm sure he can help with any questions you have the best he can.
Goodluck and let us know how it goes!