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Cervical Cancer And Hiv Antibody Test

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Gay Men's Health Crisis

Anal Cancer, HIV and Gay/Bisexual Men

...HIV-positive MSM are up to 40 times more likely to be diagnosed with the disease, resulting in a rate of 80 anal cancer cases per 100,000 people. Anal cancer is caused by the same strains of Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) that cause cervical cancer in women. HPV is the most common sexually transmitted infection. 2 There are over 100 different types of HPV, although only several strains are believed to increase the risk of cancer....
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dear lord help me hpv lesions (HPV and HIV, 2009)

Hi i am 23 yrs old and about 6 months ago was diagnosed with genital warts. I also have some lesions on my tonsils and lips i have tested negative via elisa at 3 months and then tested about twice a month out to 23.5 weeks via oraquick advanced...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...types of HPV can cause abnormal cell growth known as dysplasia. Dysplasia can develop into anal cancer in men and women, or cervical cancer, or cancer of the penis.Dysplasia around the anus is called anal intraepithelial neoplasia (AIN). Anal... Read more »

gardasil / treatment of warts / beneficial?

hiya Bob,My HIV+ boyfriend is currently suffering from anal warts (perianal and inside the anus). So far the doctors have advised to use zink-supplements and they planned to cauterise the internal and external warts.I'm wondering if gardasil might...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...you? Unfortunately, we do not know! There is no a priori reason why the vaccine would not produce the desired protective anti-HIV antibodies, but we have no scientific proof yet. It is possible to get Gardasil off-label from some HIV specialists.... Read more »

Needs help

I Was married to a very unfaithful man for a number of years and had a momentary melt down while away with my girlfriends in New York. I met a worker at the hotel we were staying at and after numerous cocktails and being hundreds of miles away from...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,The reason to consider HIV testing is twofold: First, your husband was "very unfaithful" and second, your broken-condom incident during your girls-night-out activities in the Big Apple. HIV-antibody tests taken prior to the three-month mark... Read more »

losing myself (HPV and HIV, 2009)

Hi i am a 22yr old white male in virginia beach who had unprotected sex with a 42yr old white woman unkown hiv status 8 weeks ago. About 2 to 3 days after the encounter i noticed i had genital warts at the base of my penis. Which was later confirmed...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...types of HPV can cause abnormal cell growth known as dysplasia. Dysplasia can develop into anal cancer in men and women, or cervical cancer, or cancer of the penis. Dysplasia around the anus is called anal intraepithelial neoplasia (AIN). Anal... Read more »
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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

The Stages of HIV Infection

...of virus in the blood (the viral load ). As the immune system learns to recognize and fight HIV, B cells start to make the HIV antibodies. When an HIV test is positive, that means that HIV antibodies have been found in the blood sample. ... Read more »
The Body PRO

HPV, Anal Cancer and Cervical Cancer in HIV-Infected People

...known as cervical intraepithelial neoplasia, or CIN. It's well known that this is a lesion that has the potential to progress to cervical cancer. We have a pap smear screening system in place now, which is designed to detect the high-grade... Read more »
The Well Project

Cancers

... Table of Contents What is Cancer? Kaposi's Sarcoma (KS) Lymphoma Cervical Cancer Conclusion What is Cancer? Cancer refers to the abnormal and uncontrolled growth of certain cells that can interfere Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV Testing

...In the US, call the National AIDS Hotline, (800) 342-2437. The most common HIV test is a blood test. Newer tests can detect HIV antibodies in mouth fluid (not the same as saliva), a scraping from inside the cheek, or urine. "Rapid" HIV test... Read more »
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Need advice regarding my HIV antibody test

Posted by goingcrazy1000, 1 Reply
...Hello: I really need some feedback regarding my HIV antibody test I took on August 25, 2008. Here I go with my story...I am married for 12 years with three children. I made the biggest Read more »

information

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...care provider usually can diagnose it by testing your blood for the presence of antibodies (disease-fighting proteins) to HIV. HIV antibodies generally do not reach noticeable levels in the blood for 1 to 3 months following infection. It may take... Read more »

Can HIV antibodies cross react in a herpes test

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hi folks, I am wondering if HIV antibodies can be mistakenly be picked up by HSV-2 IgG ELISA. This may cause false positive for HSV-2. ELISA (even for HSV-2) being a more Read more »

HIV Antibody Testing

Posted by sunkyst, 3 Replies
...Does anyone know why HIV antibody tests are done, rather than just directly checking for the HIV virus in the bloodstream? In HIV+ people, their blood can be Read more »