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Bleeding After Pap Test

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The Well Project

Cancers

...dysplasia is detected and treated early, cervical cancer can be prevented. Symptoms Many women do not experience symptoms Bleeding between periods is one of the only signs of advanced cervical dysplasia Diagnosis Pap smears: A Pap smear is a screening test your doctor does to check for changes in the cervix An abnormal Pap smear can indicate inflammation, infection, dysplasia, or cancer If you have an abnormal Pap, you...
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could i have hpv

My recent girl friend and i finally had sex a week ago after dating for over a month. Feeling safe knowing her background did have unprotected oral sex both giving to and receiving from her and before intercourse did have some outer rubbing my penis...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...and cause greater problems.It has been found that many HIV+ women skip PAP tests. It is crucial that HIV+ women get routine Pap testing and follow up as needed to identify problems before cancer develops. Prevention is always better than... Read more »

HPV and Anal Warts (HPV, 2010)

Hello dr. Frascino !I m the most sad boy of the world....Can you tell me if there is a cure for anal warts (caused by HPV)?? Please tell me that there is one.I read about terrasil, about Watrol, about H-Balm,My doc treated me by laser - warts are...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...and cause greater problems.It has been found that many HIV+ women skip PAP tests. It is crucial that HIV+ women get routine Pap testing and follow up as needed to identify problems before cancer develops. Prevention is always better than... Read more »

hpv infection (HPV, HUMAN PAPILLOMA VIRUS AND HIV/AIDS, 2010)

hello Dr. Frascino, I know that HIV is more your area of expertise but I was wondering if you knew anything about hpv. I was diagnosed with hpv about 10 years ago and was reading recently that some percentage of people actually clear the infection,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...and cause greater problems.It has been found that many HIV+ women skip PAP tests. It is crucial that HIV+ women get routine Pap testing and follow up as needed to identify problems before cancer develops. Prevention is always better than... Read more »

Hemorrhoids and Anal Pap Smears; do they interfere which each other? If I have a normal Pap smear, am I HPV-free?

Do the presence of hemmorhoids make the results of an anal pap smear turn out abnormal?Also, if a first anal pap smear comes out normal, and there is no sexual activity since then, are future anal pap smears required? Does a normal result indicate...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
...These are three excellent questions1) Do hemorrhoids interfere with the Anal Pap test-- probably not. However, if the hemorrhoids are inflammed, then inflammation can indeed affect the Pap test. Although hemorrhoids Read more »
Articles
New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute

Menstrual Disorders in HIV-Infected Women

...abnormalities and osteoporosis. 1 , 8 Abnormal vaginal bleeding is a common symptom of cervical cancer. Cervical cytology tests (Pap tests) screen for cervical abnormalities but do not adequately screen for endometrial neoplasms. A negative... Read more »
The Well Project

Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) and HIV/AIDS

...and cause greater problems. It has been found that many HIV+ women skip PAP tests. It is crucial thatHIV+ women get routine Pap testing and follow up as needed to identify problemsbefore cancer develops. Prevention is always better than... Read more »
Project Inform

Gynecological Complications in Women with HIV

...colposcopy and biopsy, found to be "false-negative." In other words, abnormal pre-cancerous cell growth passed undetected during the Pap test. The problem of false-negative Pap smears has lead some health care providers to suggest colposcopy plus... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Anal Cancer, HIV and Gay/Bisexual Men

...cervix in their early stages. With regular screening and proper treatment, cervical cancer can be prevented. In fact, since cervical pap smears have become a routine part of women's health care, cervical cancer rates have dropped dramatically,... Read more »
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A bit nervous

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Had a Pap test done. Doctor's office called. Seems that I have HPV. Not a real surprise. I've heard that 90% of women with HIV also have Read more »

Abnormal pap smear

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...My doctor just informed me that my pap smear was abnormal. Could this be an indication of HIV infection? I possibly had an exposure Feb, tested Neg End of April. Read more »

Pap Smear

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Is a abnormal pap smear a sign of HIV? Read more »

Vaginal Bleeding

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Is Bleeding a symptom of HIV or Aids ? in the Vagina or Penis Read more »