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Anal Warts Sign Of HIV Infection

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Are anal warts a sign of HIV infection?

Hello, Dr. Feinberg. I've had several HIV tests, and all have come up negative. However, I recently discovered that I have anal warts, and am concerned that if I have been exposed to this STD, then perhaps I have others, too, or even HIV. Are anal...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
Anogenital warts are common, period. They're just another STD, and can certainly occur in HIV-s, although I think it was the right thing to do to get an HIV test. You can have the warts treated -- it's easiest to do when they are small, and you... Read more »

HPV/anal warts

Dear Dr,Following on a question posted on another part of this forum, i have a question: There... Read more »

Anal Warts & Transmission

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U.S. National Institutes of Health

U.S. Updates Clinical Guidelines for Prevention and Treatment of Opportunistic Infections Among HIV-Exposed and HIV-Infected Children

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Guidelines for Prevention and Treatment of Opportunistic Infections in HIV-Infected Adults and Adolescents

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Cervical Cancer and Women with HIV

...Health and Institutional Tumor Registries from 1987 to 1995, Maiman (1997) found a strong correlation between cervical cancer and HIV disease throughout New York City. Between 1980-1992, 377 women living in Contra Costa County, near San... Read more »
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