Are Anal Warts Contagious

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Anal Warts & HIV Transmission

I'm an adult male, HIV+ for two years, on meds for 18 months, and undectectable for about 17 months. Shortly after diagnosis, I was treated for anal warts (Aldera) and the two warts disappeared. Since then, I've had a colonoscopy and was told there...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,HIV and HPV (warts) are transmitted separately. A wart cannot act as a reservoir for HIV. HIV is not transmitted via skin-to-skin contact the way HPV is.Hope that helps clarify things.Dr. Bob Read more »

Anal Warts & Transmission

I am a 30 year old gay black male with HIV and anal warts I've used protection with my boyfriend,... Read more »

HIV ANAL WART (Human Papillomavirus (HPV))

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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Seattle Treatment Education Project

The Men's Anal Health Study

...should be done. We believe that any gay or bisexual male who has had sex with another male, is HIV-positive, and has a history of anal warts should have a pap smear and possibly a biopsy of tissue from the anal canal. STEP: Without an anal pap... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Anal Cancer, HIV and Gay/Bisexual Men

In the general population, anal cancer is a rare disease. Few people knew about it before Farrah Fawcett made public her struggle with the illness. Among men who have sex with men (MSM), and especially HIV-positive MSM, the incidence of anal cancer... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

What Is HPV? How Is HPV Detected? Can HPV Infection Be Prevented? How Are HPV Infections Treated? The Bottom Line NOTE: In the U.S., counseling and referrals are available on a national human papillomavirus (HPV) hotline. Call... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Vaccinations and HIV

...lump that can last for a few weeks. Measles, Mumps and Rubella: These are three diseases caused by viruses. They are very contagious and can be spread by coughing or sneezing. Children are normally vaccinated against these diseases with an... Read more »
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