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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
...very distinct and different viruses. Having one does not mean you automatically have the other. I'll reprint some information about HPV below. Regarding HIV, if you've placed yourself at risk by having unprotected sex, you'll need to get an HIV... 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
...saddle pounding away, there is plenty of skin-to-skin contact that is not latex protected. I'll reprint below some information about HPV from the archives.As far as your HIV risk, if you use latex (or polyurethane) condoms properly and they don't... 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
...and persistent treatment by an HIV-knowledgeable colorectal surgeon is usually effective. I'll reprint below some information about HPV. I realize genital warts are a "pain in the ass" literally and figuratively, but I'd strongly recommend you... Read more »

HPV type and incubation time, spreading (HPV, 2009)

...been with no one else since college days (many sexual partners, and a bachelor party contact 20 years ago) I have been reading about HPV and trying to figure out how long I could have had it. I did shave my pubic hair approx 2 yrs and that is...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...laboratory that has the biopsy specimen should be able to determine what type of HPV you have. I'll post below some information about HPV from the archives.Good luck.Dr. BobThanks and question about HPV (HPV, 2009)Jun 20, 2009 Dr. Bob. I would... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Infection in Heterosexual South African Men Attending Sexual Health Services: Associations Between HPV and HIV Serostatus

... The study authors assessed distribution of human papillomavirus genotypes and determined the associations between HPV and HIV co-infection in sexually active heterosexual men with anogenital Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

HPV (Human Papillomavirus)

...early age, many sex partners, or a sex partner who has had many partners. If there are no signs, why do I need to worry about HPV? There are over 100 different kinds of HPV and not all of them cause health problems. Some kinds of HPV may... Read more »
The Center for AIDS

The Human Papillomavirus (HPV): Lost in Space

...active, especially because of the high risk of HPV infection within a short time after sexual debut. When developing messages about HPV and the vaccine against it, the following should all be considered: fear, confusion, potential mistrust of the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Study: HPV Knowledge Among HPV+ Women

...gynecological exams and Pap smears at clinic sites were asked to participate. According to the researchers, women expressed confusion about HPV, with most unable to articulate the meaning of their diagnosis. The women reported further... Read more »
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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 »

HPV

Posted by Anonymous
...what is hpv inflection, how common and is it a serious disease? Read more »

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 »