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Can Doctor Detect Hiv With A Pap

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Gay Men's Health Crisis

Anal Cancer, HIV and Gay/Bisexual Men

...about 40 cases per 100,000. HIV-positive MSM are up to 40 times more likely to be diagnosed with the disease, resulting in a rate of 80 anal cancer cases per 100,000 people. Anal cancer is caused by the same strains of Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) that cause cervical cancer in women. HPV is the most common sexually transmitted infection. 2 There are over 100 different types of HPV, although only several strains are believed to increase the...
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First claim of aids cure from the scientific community and qualified medical doctors! (BONE MARROW TRANSPLANT,"FUNCTIONAL CURE"

Hi Dr. Bob,While I dont have hiv nor have been at risk, I follow your posts just for your great sense of humour and expert knowledge.Anyway, the news just broke that German doctors have had a breakthrough which might be a big step in finding a CURE...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,See below.Dr. Bobbone marrow transplant???Nov 14, 2008 Hi Doctor, My boyfriend just showed me this article http://www.usatoday.com/news/health/2008-11-12-aids-cure_N.htm Is this possible true? Read more »

100% HIV +ve from Oral Sex [ Medical Doctor]

Dear Dr Bob, I have a unique case unlike any other...(yeah where Have I heard this before) ...I can definetly say that I have HIV + from unprotected oral sex with an escort. Men like myself with foreskins are I feel at an infinetly higher risk from...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hung Wankenstein to Head-in-the-Bushes overnight or was this a gradual change? I shudder at the thought that you are in fact a "medical doctor" as your title suggests. Where did you find information that "symptoms" such as these are suggestive of... Read more »

Abnormal Pap smear after 10 months of sex

My fiance recently had a pap smear(Dec. 2000) and about a month later, received a letter from the health department stating that abnormal cells were detected. She is only my second sexual partner and she and I have had both protected and unprotected...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...I cannot tell you the cause for your fiance's symptoms. There could be several things causing them, and only a doctor should be diagnosing her condition. Talk to your partner about your concerns, and maybe you both could talk with her doctor Read more »

hpv test

I asked my doctor if I can get tested for HPV and they said there is no test. I have HIV an have been reading about the risk of hpv and am worried. How can I get tested? Is this like a pap test?
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
...There certainly are HPV (human papillomavirus) tests!! I would recommend an anal PAP smear in most gay men, whether or not they are HIV+ or HIV-. Such a smear can Read more »
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The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

...protected by the vaccine. Also, Gardasilâ„¢ does not protect against less common HPV types not included in the vaccine. Therefore, doctors still recommend regular Pap smears to detect changes in the cervix (dysplasia) before they become... Read more »
The Well Project

Cancers

...CNS lymphoma: Combination of radiation and chemotherapy Cervical Cancer Cervical cancer is strongly linked to human papillomavirus (HPV). HPV is the most common sexually-transmitted infection in the U.S. Different strains of HPV cause... Read more »
Project Inform

Screening for Anal Cancer Better Defined but More Study Is Needed

...and 3 in 4 were men who have sex with men. Three forms of tests were performed on each person: an anal Pap smear (where the doctor swabs an area of the anus to remove surface cells), an anoscopy (where a doctor uses a special microscope to look... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...HIV+ women report abnormal menstrual periods. Somehave excessive bleeding while others stop menstruating altogether. Human papillomavirus (HPV) is an STD that causes 99% of cervical cancer andcan also cause genital warts. HIV+ women are more... Read more »
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HIV Positive Doctors and Medical Students

Posted by JumptheHorizon, 4 Replies
...was about one month after I think I could have been infected, but my lymphocytes were down). Anyway, what is the story for Doctors who are HIV positive? I saw a news article in the newspaper which said that recent patients of a HIV positive... 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 »

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 HPV. What I Read more »

I want to share...

Posted by giaobsession, 3 Replies
...been with the same partner for 5 years, EVERY SINGLE TIME I am there, she says she is going to test me for STDs, along with my pap. But she questions me when I say I got tested for HIV? Should she have not encouraged me to get tested for HIV?... Read more »