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Are Anal Warts A Sign Of HIV

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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 Read more »

Are anal warts a good sign that a person has HIV?

I was recently diagnosed w/ anal warts(actually, just one) I had receptive anal sex w/ a condom... Read more »

Anal warts in HIV

Hi Doctors. I'm recently infected then diagnosed with HIV (less than 4 months as of Nov 20/10). All... Read more »
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Is the Success of AIDS Treatment Making Gay Men Complacent?

...it also protects you against other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) as well. Diseases like hepatitis B, herpes, genital/anal warts and gonorrhea are nothing new to the gay community. But AIDS gave the importance of safer sex new meaning. ... Read more »
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surgery for anal warts

Posted by bakcake, 3 Replies
...I am facing anal wart surgery in a week. i would like to know what happens step by step during the surgery Read more »

anal warts

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
do gynecologists perform anal pap smears or check for warts back there? I think I may have them Read more »

Anal wart surgery

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
...I am about to have surgery for anal warts that I have in my anal canal. I was wondering if anyone else has had the outpatient surgery and tell me wht it's like post-op. Read more »

Has anyone had this happen?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...me medication and enemas to take on a daily basis. I did go for a second opinion and Doctor number two tells me that I have anal warts and that is why i'm bleeding and that it will cost $5,000.00 to treat with laser surgery. The bleeding, and... Read more »