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Can You Die From HPV

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Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

What Is HPV? How Can HPV Be 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 toll-free at 877-HPV-5868 (877-478-5868). What Is HPV? Genital human papilloma virus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted infection (STI). There are over 120 HPV types. One study found HPV in 77%...
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Can hpv be transmitted through the use of shared sex toys?

Can the hpv virus be transfered from person to person through sex toys? How long can the hpv virus live on objects like sexual toys before it dies off?...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
I imagine that HPV (the wart virus) can indeed be transmitted through the use of sex toys. The HPV virus lives in skin cells (squamous cells) and is spread by skin-to-skin contact. When a person uses a sex toy, some of his/her skin cells can get... Read more »

HPV & HIV

I am 33, male, HIV+ with a CD4 of 200. I am on Truvada & Sustiva. I recently had an outbreak of warts on my knee which my GP froze off but they came back smaller and in many more numbers. Is this due to my weakening immune system being unable...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Warts are often recurrent and a challenge even in HIV- persons. They often seem somewhat more likely to recur in HIV+ patients. Increasing CD4 count resulting from antiretroviral therapy may help matters some. Outcome of HIV treatment is the same... Read more »

hiv and hpv skin lesions

i wld like to know if there is any link between the warts my grandson has and hiv infection of his mom and dad. our daughter (his mom) died from aids related complications, and i've noticed our grandson has warts almost constantly and even has...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
Warts (HPV infection) is another sexually transmitted disease that can be transmitted to a newborn during birth, just like HIV and herpes can. I suspect that this is what happened to your grandson. It is not connected to the HIV meds your daughter... Read more »

Side effects of HPV vaccine for girls (GARDASIL SIDE EFFECTS, 2009)

My granddaughter is 15 1/2 and my daughter will not have her get the HPV vaccine because she says there are bad side effects.I'm sure she isn't sexually active but I'm worried that she will became so and get infected. What percentage...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Gardasil is considered to be a safe and effective vaccine; otherwise it wouldn't have gained FDA approval or still be on the market. Like almost all vaccines Gardasil can cause local discomfort, swelling, itching, bruising and redness at the... Read more »
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HIV and HPV

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hello All,

I had a high risk exposure to a female sex worker, since this risk I have had many symptoms that have for the most part cleared. Before this encounter for oh see two years, i have had a plantar wart on the bottom of my foot. I just... Read more »

Tired of condemnation of those dying or have died

Posted by Anonymous
It has taken me five years to finally stand up to anyone who
has said or says "I should be quiet, don't cause a scene, etc."

Well, I'm no longer able to be quiet, sorry if it embarrasses my family and friends, my church, my pastor, my religion,... Read more »

HPV

Posted by Anonymous
what is hpv inflection, how common and is it a serious disease?

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Oral HPV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
What are symptoms of Oral HPV? Dothey hurt/ How long to they last? Read more »