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Are Anal Warts An Early Sign Of HIV

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Anal warts in HIV

Hi Doctors. I'm recently infected then diagnosed with HIV (less than 4 months as of Nov 20/10). All my initial numbers are perfectly normal with CD4 437 at 26%, and my VL is 927 copies. I had a history of anal wart but had a cautery done to treat it...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...Thanks for your questiion, it is a timely one.There is a virus called Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) that can cause anal warts. HPV has many different types (or strains), some cause wrats but some can cause cancer. Usually the ones that cause... Read more »

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HIi have just been told by my doc i have an anal wart, im realley scared about HIV and i always use... Read more »

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Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

...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 transmitted easily during sexual activity. It is estimated that 50% of all sexually active... Read more »
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The Papilloma Chronicles

...hard. I was tested for HIV in the only anonymous clinic in OKC. I had no apparent symptoms and there were no further issues with anal warts at that time. But alas, I found out I was HIV-positive. I immediately sprang into action to fight this new... Read more »
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HIV-Related Malignancies

...King, C.M. O'Daniels, N.M. Larsen, D. Reznick (United States) HPV is the virus that causes warts, including genital and anal warts, and chronic infection with certain strains of HPV has long been associated with precancerous changes that can... 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 »

Anal cancer

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...several AIDS complications. But this is my most recent cause for alarm: My rectal surgeon has been monitoring and burning off my anal warts for the past 2 years. Recently, we decided one recurring spot needed to have a biopsy, and it came back,... Read more »