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Advanced Cervical Cancer Symptoms

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Experts Call for Making Cervical Cancer Vaccine Available to Asian Women

The vaccine against the four human papillomavirus (HPV) types responsible for about 70 percent of cervical cancer cases is especially needed in Asia, experts told a meeting of the Asia-Oceania Research Organization in Genital Infection and Neoplasia... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

FDA Grants Merck & Co. Priority Review for Cervical Cancer Vaccine

The Food and Drug Administration has granted Whitehouse Station, N.J.-based Merck & Co. priority review for the company's cervical cancer vaccine. An FDA decision on the vaccine, which would be sold under the brand name Gardasil, is expected by... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

China: Cervical Cancer Test Poised to Be a Boon in Developing World

An affordable and simple test for 14 high-risk strains of human papillomavirus (HPV) was highly accurate in a trial in rural China, researchers reported Sunday. Routine cervical cancer screening has cut mortality from the disease in advanced... Read more »
Ask the Experts

HPV vaccine and cervical/oral cancer?

Hello Dr. Bob. This is the Mommy that you have always been so kind in easing the worries of, needing your wisdom once again in an extremely uncomfortable situation . I hope that these questions find you in the best of health, and as always, I thank...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,I'll post some general information from the archives about HPV below. This will answer some of your questions.As for your husband's problems with condoms, I suggest he try different varieties until he finds the best fit. It's a... Read more »

How far advanced is my friend's cancer and HIV?

My dear friend is a 43 yr. white, gay male that has cancer. He has tried to stick his head in the sand for a long time, refusing to find out if he was HIV +, but finally went to doctor in October 02 because of a spot on his collar bone that...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
As you can imagine, your query is both moving and sad. A whole bunch of things needs to happen to your friend and they need to happen relatively quickly. Unfortunately nothing can occur until your friend wishes to seek care. Does he have a social... Read more »

Falling cd4s is it advance hiv ?

Hi Dr Bob I need your help since my cd4s are droping even more with really bad symtoms. Ive written to you before about how I got cmv from my girlfriend who got it from a liver transplant and broke up and went with a woman who had advance hiv...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello.I haven't changed my assessment or advice. There is no evidence suggesting you have HIV. Your negative HIV-1/2 antibody tests and undetectable qualitative HIV PCR DNA are definitive.The clinical immunologist's evaluation will most... Read more »

I had cervical cancer; Am I more prone to other cancers?

I had cervical cancer (I am HIV positive) and I would like to know if that is an open door to develop other cancers or for my original cancer to metastasize. Does cervical cancer mean you are prone to breast or other cancers? Thank you...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
Cervical cancer is typically caused by the human papilloma virus (HPV, also known as the wart virus). You may be more prone to diseases caused by the HPV virus (e.g. anal cancer, warts). It's important that your health care provider check... Read more »
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Cervical Cancer??

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I found out in April that I have "pre-cancerous" cells on my cervix (after my doctor found HPV on my cervix in Feb). I've been waiting to have the procedure done & now its scheduled for July. As luck would have it, my ins is changing, so I may... Read more »

oraquick advanced rapid hiv1/2 (oral swab)

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I have taken the test using the oraquick advanced rapid hiv1/2 antibody test (oral swab). I thought I was sure of the negative result that I rcvd at 15 weeks post expo. But I find my self doubting, since the symptoms are more convincing.
How much... Read more »

Stupid question. Sorry in advance.

Posted by Tyne2011, 1 Reply
Hi everyone. I'm the moron who thought she was in acute liver failure three weeks post PEP because of some very unpleasant GI side effects worse than Kaletra. As it turned out, my cooking with tumeric was to blame. A resident mentioned to me that it... Read more »

symptoms of primary infection

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I would like to ask a few questions about primary HIV infection. Approximately 4 weeks ago, I developed an illness with a sudden onset of fever and mild sore throat--following a night of staying out really late and having lots of alcohol. The... Read more »