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Can Stds Cause Cancer?

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The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...Certain gynecological conditions are more common, more serious and/or moredifficult to treat in HIV+ women than HIV-negative women: Some vaginal infections (including yeast infections) Bacterial vaginosis Common sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), such as gonorrhea, Chlamydia, andtrichomoniasis Genital herpes Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) Although little conclusive research is available on HIV and...
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castlemans disease

my son is hiv pos. and he has castlemans disease with kaposi sarcoma.can the virus be spread through kissing from the saliva?ihave grandchildren who he makes a fuss off.should i be concerned?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...establishing the diagnosis of relapse, in the way that we spend six months establishing the initial diagnosis. Is Castleman's disease sexually transmitted? The transmission of the virus, Kaposi's sarcoma herpesvirus, between individuals, is an... Read more »

HPV Vaccine

Why are folks at my church so concerned about the HPV vaccine?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...cases of genital warts and cervical cancer!The facts are quite clear:1.HPV (human papillomavirus) disease is the most common sexually transmitted disease. 2.There is no treatment for HPV infection. 3.HPV can cause cervical cancer. (Seventy... Read more »

HIV vs. STD

I have a question about the relative ease of contracting an STD as opposed to HIV. Are my chances easier or harder to contract an STD rather than HIV. Any type of information will be greatly appreciated.
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...Hi. Thank you for your question. This is actually a complicated question toanswer, since Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD's) are a group of diseases,rather than just one disease. Some STD's are more easily transmitted thanothers. The STD's Read more »

HPV& (-) ON STD'S

I'M AN 18 YR. OLD FEMALE AND I RECENTLY HAD A PAP THAT TURNED OUT ABNORMAL. THEY SAY IT IS HPV. BUT IM SO CONFUSED ON THIS QUITE A BIT. I GOT TESTED FOR ALL STD'S INCLUDING AIDS AND WAS NEG. I WAS TESTED IN APRIL FOR THESE AND BEEN WITH THE SAME...
Brooks Jackson, M.D.

Response from Brooks Jackson, M.D.

Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine
...transmitted virus and is not related to the HIV virus except to the extent that persons with one STD are more likely to have other sexually transmitted diseases. Certain subtypes of HPV are associated with the development of cervical cancer.... Read more »
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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Sexually Transmitted Diseases and HIV-Related Risks:

...HIV Impacts Specific STDs Do STD Programs Influence HIV Rates? STD-HIV Recommendations Resources Selected Sources Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), formerly known as venereal diseases, are diseases that are spread from... Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

How Do You Talk To Your Partners About HIV/AIDS and Other Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)?

...There is no easy answer concerning how to talk to a partner about HIV/AIDS and sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Although many people find it easy tohave sex, they find it extremely difficult to talk about it. So how does onebegin? The Read more »
U.S. Public Health Service's Office on Women's Health

Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) -- Overview

... What Is a Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD)? How Many People Have STDs? How Do You Get an STD? What Are the Symptoms of STDs? How Do You Get Tested for STDs? Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

North Carolina: Teens Offer Views on Prevalence of STDs

..."Thanks to a recent federal study, it is almost common knowledge that at least one in four American teenage girls has one or more sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). "As a teen, I have some ideas about how these statistics came to be. But... Read more »
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sister of my fiance has aids, need advice

Posted by knut_hamsun, 4 Replies
My fiance just told me her sister has aids. my fiance tested lately, and she is negative. some of the other family members have not been tested. The sister has been sick for 10y. I am in a bit of shock here, and need some advice. the sister has... Read more »

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...scleroderma, connective tissue disease, dermatomyositis Acute viral infections, DNA viral infections 59, 48, 43, 53, 40, 13 32.Malignant neoplasms (cancers) 40 33.Alcoholic hepatitis/alcoholic liver disease 32, 48, 40, 10, 13, 49, 43, 53 ... Read more »

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Posted by nomoreworry4me
...scleroderma, connective tissue disease, dermatomyositis Acute viral infections, DNA viral infections 59, 48, 43, 53, 40, 13 32.Malignant neoplasms (cancers) 40 33.Alcoholic hepatitis/alcoholic liver disease 32, 48, 40, 10, 13, 49, 43, 53 ... Read more »

Caus[a] del SIDA

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
... Byrnes SC. Overcoming AIDS with natural medicine. Honolulu: Centaur Books; 1997; 219. 9. Cates W Jr. The Other STDs: do they really matter? JAMA 1988; 259: 3606-3608. 10. Chiu DT, Duesberg PH. Toxicity of azidothymidine (AZT) on... Read more »