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Can You Die From Anal Warts

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Anal warts? Also, any info on T20?

Hello Docs!Two questions. First, can you give me a definitive description of anal warts, what they look like, how big they generally are, location, etc...I have recently noticed two tiny bumps around my anal area. In fact, they are VERY tiny. I had...
Andrew T. Pavia, M.D.

Response from Andrew T. Pavia, M.D.

University of Utah, School of Medicine
Anal warts are generally flat topped, hard bumps. If one looks at them closely, say with a magnifying lens, they have what we call a "cauliflower-like" surface, not unlike regular warts. They usually continue to grow, but the rate is very... Read more »

HPV & Anal Warts; is my CD4 count falling because of the warts?

I was diagnosed last week with anal warts and have already had surgery to remove them. My... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Role of Cytology (Pap Tests) and Human Papillomavirus Testing in Anal Cancer Screening

In the current study, investigators assessed anal oncogenic human papillomavirus (HPV) and anal cytology as screening tests for detecting high-grade intraepithelial neoplasia (AIN 2+), since this is an immediate precursor to anal cancer. A... Read more »
The Center for AIDS

Anal Cancer Rates Higher in People With HIV Than in HIV-Negatives

HIV-positive people had a higher rate of new anal cancer than HIV-negative people in a comparison involving thousands of people in the United States and Canada. 1 HIV-positive gay and bisexual men had more than an 80 times higher anal cancer rate... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

French Study Finds Increased Anal Cancer Risk Despite ART

HIV attacks the immune system, causing it to become increasingly weak and dysfunctional. Treatment with combinations of potent anti-HIV drugs (commonly called ART or HAART) greatly reduces production of HIV in the body. As less HIV is produced, the... Read more »
ACRIA and GMHC

The Cancer That Dare Not Speak Its Name

When you tell someone you have cancer, the first questionyou often hear is, "What kind?" Unfortunately,if it's anal cancer, the response may be "colorectalcancer," mumbled ambiguous words, or some otherdodge. Discussion -- even mere mention -- of... Read more »
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surgery for anal warts

Posted by bakcake, 3 Replies
I am facing anal wart surgery in a week. i would like to know what happens step by step during the surgery Read more »

Anal wart surgery

Posted by Anonymous, 8 Replies
I am about to have surgery for anal warts that I have in my anal canal. I was wondering if anyone else has had the outpatient surgery and tell me wht it's like post-op. when will I be able to go back to work? How long am I likey to be in discomfort? Read more »

anal warts

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
do gynecologists perform anal pap smears or check for warts back there? I think I may have them Read more »

help....Hiv and genital warts

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
Hi everbody my name is john, 25 and need some help,,, i found out i had hiv about 7 months ago and at the same time was told i had genital warts, which at the time did not know what was the hardest to deal with in a funny kind of way, i know the hiv... Read more »