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Aldara Cream For Genital Warts

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Increase in CD4 during imiquimod treatment

Dear Doctor,I am using Aldara cream for 2 weeks for the treatment of genital warts. Can it have a big influence CD4/CD8 figures? I am using Aldara cream locally for the warts at the tip of my penis and using it 3 times a week. I had CD4/CD8 testing...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Topical Aldara has little to no effect on peripheral CD4/CD8 counts in the setting of HIV infection. KH Read more »

Side effects of Aldara Cream; It helped my warts, but now the area is irritated.

About 4 months ago, I was diagnosed with Genital Warts, there were only 2 little "groups". My... Read more »

White cell count decrease

Dear Doctor,I am positive for 1,5 years and I am not on medication. I had my first lab results one... Read more »
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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Genital Warts

... Genital warts may appear both externally (e.g., on the penis, anus, or external female genitalia) and internally (e.g., in the anal Read more »
Project Inform

Human Papillomavirus and HIV Disease

...problems while others cause the common wart. (Most of these are caused by types 1, 2 and 4.) About 40 types are responsible for genital warts , while about a dozen high-risk types can cause dysplasia , which are abnormal cells that can lead to... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Genital Wart Virus May Raise Men's Risk of HIV

...attributable to oncogenic types HPV-16 and HPV-18. The quadrivalent vaccine can also prevent low-risk HPV-6 and HPV-11, which cause genital warts. "[Hazard ratio] estimates from our analysis suggest that prophylactic vaccines that provide... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Australia: Genital Wart Infections Plunge Following Vaccine Rollout

... Cases of genital warts at a large Australian health clinic have plunged in the 12 months since the introduction of the Gardasil vaccine. The three-shot Read more »
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genital warts

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...i was told that you can have hpv genital warts for years and never have outbreaks. and years later break out and that it doesn't mean your boyfriend has cheated. is this true? Read more »

help....Hiv and genital warts

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
...everbody my name is john, 25 and need some help,,, i found out i had hiv about 7 months ago and at the same time was told i had genital warts, which at the time did not know what was the hardest to deal with in a funny kind of way, i know the hiv... Read more »

Genital warts

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Okay well me and my boyfriend both know we have genital warts, and we are going to the clinic friday to get tested for other things and to get treated. But for the most part i am nervous Read more »

Genital Warts

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...Can Genital Warts appear on the penis? Read more »