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Can Moles On Your Vagina Cause Cervical Cancer

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The Well Project

Cancers

... Table of Contents What is Cancer? Kaposi's Sarcoma (KS) Lymphoma Cervical Cancer Conclusion What is Cancer? Cancer refers to the abnormal and uncontrolled growth of certain cells that can interfere with normal body functions. Cancer can spread (metastasize) from where it originates to other organs
Ask the Experts

vaccine for Cervical cancer/HPV?

I was listening to some coverage of the 25years of AIDS or related program and thought they mentioned a vaccine that they were getting good results for slowing or stopping cervical, vaginal, and vulvar cancer. Have you heard of such a drug? I have...
Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

Response from Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
...Human Papilloma virus (HPV) infection is the major cause of cervical cancers. However, not all women who are infected with HPV will develop cervical cancer. Moreover, while there are many different types Read more »

Cervical Cancer resources

I would like a good resource for information on HIV and treatment of cervical cancer, in particular should the results of pap tests after a leep procedure be interpreted differently for HIV + than HIV - patients. i have had a leep and then a pap 3...
Carol Salisbury, APRN-BC, MSN

Response from Carol Salisbury, APRN-BC, MSN

Michigan State University College of Nursing
...also refer you to Dr Sullivan on the expert panel to get his advise in women' health issues. I have attached an article about cervical cancer and its causes for you to read-I know it is very technical.My feeling is probably your cervical... Read more »

vagina to vagina rubbing ... and risks

I am a lesbian who practices frottage. My gf and I rub bodies ... more specifically vaginas. Is it possible to get AIDS from this sort of frottage when there's direct exposure to vaginal fluids?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Frottage is not considered a risk for HIV transmission. However, if you and/or your girlfriend are worried about your status, a single HIV rapid test will give you a definitive result in just 20 minutes.Be well. Stay well.Dr. Bob Read more »

I had cervical cancer; Am I more prone to other cancers?

I had cervical cancer (I am HIV positive) and I would like to know if that is an open door to develop other cancers or for my original cancer to metastasize. Does cervical cancer mean you are prone to breast or other cancers? Thank you
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
...Cervical cancer is typically caused by the human papilloma virus (HPV, also known as the wart virus). You may be more prone to diseases caused Read more »
Articles
The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

...If left untreated, some GYN infections can develop into more serious conditions such as pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) or cervical cancer. Which GYN Conditions Are Most Problematic? Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV, Genital Herpes) There are... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

...examined under a microscope. The cells are examined for abnormalities that may indicate abnormal cell changes, such as dysplasia or cervical cancer. In 2009 the FDA approved two tests that use the sample collected by a Pap test. These tests look... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Women and HIV

...the abdomen or breast areas and are less likely to lose fat in the arms or legs. Abnormal pre-cancerous cell types related to cervical cancer are more frequent and severe in women who are HIV-positive. See Fact Sheet 510 for more information. ... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Anal Cancer, HIV and Gay/Bisexual Men

...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... Read more »
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Excessive Mastubation

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Ever since I found out that I'm poz, I've been spending a lot more time mastubating. Is that normal? Or could it be because of the amount of time I've been spending reading posts about sexual issues? Pleasing myself has become an every day thing... Read more »

What foolish and senseless behavior. Please Help!

Posted by brainshom, 1 Reply
...later found out was/is a prostitute. Had I known she was a sex worker, I would not have slept with her. My risk was protected vaginal sex. What is really freaking me out is that I sucked her nipples and earlobes too and we deep kissed for about... Read more »

my vagina...

Posted by Anonymous
...I'm worried that I might have STDs. What does it mean when you have some grey areas on your vagina, maybe around the rear end, and or in inner thighs? Does that mean I'm not cleaning g0od enough? = Read more »

Strange smell from the vagina

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
A year ago I had some unprotected intercourses, and after that I feel an strange discharge( sometimes it burns, sometimes it has an strange odor in it coming from the cervix, sometimes I have no fluid ). I had done two pap-smears, and a cultive and... Read more »