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Causes Of Cervical Incompetence

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Australia: Hepatitis Infections Blamed on Incompetent Medical Board

Chief Crown Prosecutor Gavin Silbert, S.C., declared in Victoria's Supreme Court that the board regulating Victoria medical practitioners was responsible for the transmission of hepatitis C to 55 women from 2008 to 2009 because the board failed to... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Drug Could Prevent "Cervical Cancer by Killing Off Virus That Causes Disease"

The HIV drug lopinavir is selectively toxic to human papillomavirus-positive cervical cells, a new study suggests. About 3,000 UK women are diagnosed with cervical cancer annually, mostly due to HPV infection by high-risk strains, which have also... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Two Tests Cut Cervical Cancer Risk in Poor Countries

Just two lifetime health clinic visits could halve the cervical cancer risk for women in developing countries, according to a new study. Thanks to regular screenings, cervical cancer claims only around 4,000 lives annually in the United States. In... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Dr says I shoulda taken Pep, I screwed up,is it too late (INCOMPETENT DOCTOR, 2009)

Dear Dr Bob Thanks for your last reply.Im the guy that refused to take pep due to a kiss when my Dr told me to.I agreed with your answer when I read it but just recently he got my wife and I worked up when he saw a rash on my hands.At first it...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello OMG!-Guy,You do not need PEP! Rather, what you need is a more competent physician! Your HIV-acquisition risk is completely nonexistent. Your rash is not at all consistent with HIV acute retroviral syndrome (ARS). Your dental/oral problems are... Read more »

Genital Warts and Cervical Cancer

Hello,Ive had genital warts in the past and though, as Ive read repeatedly, I know that they are caused by an HPV other than the ones that cause cervical cancers, I am still wondering if having the HPV responsible for the warts means I am any more...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your very interesting question!On one hand if you've had one type of HPV then you've been at the same type of risk for getting the other HPV types. There's that, but just because there's risk doesn't mean it... 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 by the HPV virus (e.g. anal cancer, warts). It's important that your health care provider check... Read more »

Cervical Cancer

Knowing there are many unknowns with progression of cervical cencer in HIV+ females, what would your opinion be on the timeframe in development cancerous cells causing more serious stages of cancer after once having clear margins after surgery? I...
Sharon Lee, M.D.

Response from Sharon Lee, M.D.

University of Kansas Medical Center
Cervical cancer is associated with a virus (HPV) which causes dyplasia and can cause progression to invasive cancer, usually over several years. The rate of progression to cervical cancer is related to many variables. The most significant variable... Read more »
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do genital warts cause cancer in men

Posted by team1, 1 Reply
they do cause cervical cancer in women among other things. but its been stated that the warts are harmless to men? is that true? Read more »

HIV, Cervical Dystonia or Essential Tremor

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I have both HIV infection and Cervical Dystonia (also known as Spasmotic Torticollis). I would like to correspond with other gay men who have both these conditions or who have both HIV and Essential Tremor. Thank you.

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Cervical Cancer??

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I found out in April that I have "pre-cancerous" cells on my cervix (after my doctor found HPV on my cervix in Feb). I've been waiting to have the procedure done & now its scheduled for July. As luck would have it, my ins is changing, so I may... Read more »

exciting new news

Posted by Anonymous
I think that the very recent HPV = cervical cancer vaccine is a terrific thing; not only for its intended population, but for the concept of one day finding a vaccine that will target a particular virus strand (like with HPV = #16) which is thought... Read more »