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Diseases You Can Get On Your Penis

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Can you get warts and HPV disease on the penis

I am HIV and on meds (Sustiva and Combivir, and doing fine) but concerned and confused about HPV. I have, what looks like a wart, or perhaps just a skin tag on the upper part of the shaft of my penis (ie near where it joins the body). Does HPV mean...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
Human papilloma virus (HPV, also known as the wart virus) can indeed cause warts on the penis. HPV can also commonly cause warts in the anal regions, cervical regions, and other parts of the body. Your health care provider or a skilled... Read more »

disease from sucking own penis ?

Hi, could you get any disease, STD, HIV or other diseases from sucking your own penis; i am a... Read more »

There's a spot on my penis - what disease?

Dear Doc, First off, I would like to say a big "thank you" for everything you're... Read more »
Articles
The Center for AIDS

Ten Things People With HIV Should Know About Syphilis

Figure 1. Syphilis sore on penis. (From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Public Health Image Library [PHIL], Susan Lindsley.) Figure 2. Syphilis sores on soles of feet. (From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Washing Penis Soon After Sex Increases Risk of HIV Among Uncircumcised Men, Study Says

Washing the penis minutes after sex might increase the risk of HIV infection among uncircumcised men, according to a study funded by NIH 's National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and presented on July 25 at the 4th IAS Conference on... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Penile Cancer Linked to Sexually Transmitted Virus, Study Says

Nearly half of penile cancer cases are linked to human papillomavirus (HPV), according to a new study led by Silvia de Sanjose of the cancer epidemiology research program at the Barcelona-based Catalan Institute of Oncology. The investigators... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Female Hormone Estrogen Could Help Prevent HIV Transmission in Men, Study Finds

The female hormone estrogen when applied to the penis boosts a defensive protein that acts as a "living condom" and could reduce a man's risk of contracting HIV, according to a study published online Wednesday in PLoS One , the AAP/ New Zealand... Read more »
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Breast secretions on penis, any reported cases?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi everyone,
I wrote a few days ago venting my story. My situation is, unprotected handjob with SW/stripper in baltimore area, status unknown. Towards the end of the session, she squirted some secretions from her breasts onto my penis and continued... Read more »

HIV + from breast secretions on penis?

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Does anyone know of any cases of HIV transmission from breast secretions making contact with a male penis? Read more »

if tip of penis just touches opening of penis???

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
If the tip of my penis went between someones crack and touched the opening of the anal wall without a condom, is it possible to get hiv from this, and if so, what are the odds of it happening. I am circumsized and live in oklahoma, if that has... Read more »

From an Infec. Disease Specialist

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Well, I juts returned from seeing an IInfec Disease spec. for advice and counseling. She said that:

I have a very very small chance of being infected-
Most hetero men are being infected sexually are having uprotected sex. I am CONFUSED here. She... Read more »