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AIDS InfoNet

Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

... What Is HPV? How Is HPV Detected? Can HPV Infection Be Prevented? How Are HPV Infections Treated? The Bottom Line NOTE: In the U.S., counseling and referrals are available on a national human papillomavirus (HPV) hotline. Call toll-free at 877-HPV-5868 (877-478-5868). What Is HPV? There are over 100 viruses known as human papilloma virus (HPV). They are common. One study found HPV in 77% of HIV-positive women. HPV is...
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re:hpv (HPV) (Human papillomavirus )

I have been diagnoses with high risk hpv. I am very alarmed about this. I have read the causes could be from immune system like hiv. I am so afraid of that. Does it necessarily mean that. I have lost some weight recently, and am concerned. Feel well...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...you've placed yourself at risk by having unprotected sex, you'll need to get an HIV test at the three-month mark.Good luck.Dr. BobHuman papillomavirus (HPV) February 22, 2006 What Is HPV? How Is HPV Detected? Can HPV Infection Be Prevented? How... Read more »

HIV ANAL WART (Human Papillomavirus (HPV))

HIi have just been told by my doc i have an anal wart, im realley scared about HIV and i always use a condom so does the other guy, i dont know how ive got this wart if we both use protection(several partner) is there any risk of me getting HIVBEN
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...will screen him. If you have additional questions after that, write back and I'll try to assist. Be well. Stay well. Dr. Bob Human Papillomavirus (HPV)November 21, 2007What Is HPV? How Is HPV Detected? Can HPV Infection Be Prevented? How Are HPV... Read more »

what are options to prevent hpv oral cancer?

Dr. Frascino,My girlfriend had told me in the past she was diagnosed with HPV that causes cervical cancer. After doing some research I thought that it didn't really mean anything for men... until I found out about it's association to oral cancer in...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Vaccine for Men and Women July 31, 2006 Eventually, men, women, girls and boys should be universally vaccinated against the STD human papillomavirus (HPV), regardless of their individual risk factors, two doctors argue in a new article. In June,... Read more »

Thanks and question about HPV (HPV, 2009)

Dr. Bob. I would like to thank you for being so compassive with all people that ask questions. I am a 49 year old man from Mexico City. I had several encounters with different ladies in a massage parlor. There was neither penetrative vaginal, anal...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...treatments. You could also consider a second opinion just to see if more aggressive treatment might be warranted. Good luck. Dr. Bob Human Papillomavirus (HPV) March 14, 2009 NOTE: In the U.S., counseling and referrals are available on a national... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HPV Vaccine Could Prevent Other Cancers, Researchers Believe

... Though intended to prevent cervical cancer, human papillomavirus vaccination programs could lead to decreasing rates of head and neck cancer among women and men alike, some oncologists are saying. Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

HPV (Human Papillomavirus)

... What is HPV? HPV (human papillomavirus) is a sexually transmitted virus. It is passed on through genital contact (such as vaginal and anal sex). It is also passed on Read more »
The Center for AIDS

The Human Papillomavirus (HPV): Lost in Space

...& Co., Inc., and Cervarix™, from GlaxoSmithKline, were recently approved to fight certain sexually transmitted strains of human papillomavirus (HPV), which is associated with genital warts and the development of cervical cancer. In March 2007,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Study: HPV Vaccine Prevents Genital Warts in Males

... The human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine Gardasil effectively prevents genital warts in males, according to a study to be presented today at the European Read more »
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HPV/Genital Warts

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Hey, Whats up? My girl friend whom I've been with for a year now, recently got a pap smear done and she came up positive for HPV (abnormal cells). Me myself had been tested for STD's and a Visual Check up for HPV and in all tests I came up... Read more »

HPV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I was diagnosed with HPV and me and my boyfriend has been having unprotected oral sex. Can he catch HPV that way? Read more »

Hpv and protected sex

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...How common is it to catch HPV from someone using a condom? Read more »

Gay Men and HPV

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...I was diagnosed in 2003 with the HPV virus. It was enough having been previously diagnosed with HIV and HCV. Now I was dealing with a third virus, one which would Read more »