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Can Your Immune System Fight Off Hpv

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re:hpv (HPV) (Human papillomavirus )

I have been diagnoses with high risk hpv. I am very alarmed about this. I have read the causes could be from immune system like hiv. I am so afraid of that. Does it necessarily mean that. I have lost some weight recently, and am concerned. Feel well...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...you've placed yourself at risk by having unprotected sex, you'll need to get an HIV test at the three-month mark.Good luck.Dr. BobHuman papillomavirus (HPV) February 22, 2006 What Is HPV? How Is HPV Detected? Can HPV Infection Be Prevented? How... Read more »

HIV AND HPV

HI MY CD4 COUNT IS 218 AND IM UNDETECTABLE. I HAVE RECENTLY HAD A ABNORMAL PAP SMEAR FOR THE THIRD... Read more »

Thanks and question about HPV (HPV, 2009)

Dr. Bob. I would like to thank you for being so compassive with all people that ask questions. I am... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Making Sense of Your Pap and HPV Test Results

...your uterus (womb). It is part of a woman's reproductive system. What causes cervical cancer? A virus , called genital human papillomavirus (pap-ah-LOmah- VYE-rus) -- also just called HPV -- can cause normal cells on your cervix to turn... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

...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? There are over 100... Read more »
The Body PRO

Harnessing the Immune System to Fight HIV

... Harnessing the Immune System to Fight HIV Infection (WeOrA197) Authored by Bruce Walker Non-abstract driven session The presentations in this session Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Infection With Multiple HPV Types Ups Cancer Risk

... Women infected with more than one type of human papillomavirus (HPV) may be at particularly high risk of developing precancerous changes in the cervix, according to a new study. More than Read more »
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...thorugh this bout too. Trust me, I have no false bravdo that I'm going to live forever, or that I have special strength to fight any disease that I might get, because I don't. I'm like everyone else, who's fighting this battle, I just choose to... Read more »

Scientists Discover 'Natural Barrier' to HIV

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Suppressed immune system

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Hello, I was just wondering what types of things suppress your immune system, which I know can delay your HIV test from coming up positive? Read more »

Stress/lack of sleep/anxiety,effect immune system?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...anxious/nervous/worried that I can't concentrate and have a 24 hr. a day 7 days a week headache.... Do things like that impair your immune system just enough that it makes it easier to get sick?? I know a lot of people on here think they have... Read more »