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Cervical Cancer Symptoms For Women

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The Well Project

Cancers

...caused by a virus called Kaposi's sarcoma herpes virus (KSHV) or HHV-8. But KS behaves and is treated like a cancerous tumor. HHV-8 is transmitted through sexual contact or blood products. KS has always been less common in women, but is less common in all groups since the introduction of potent HIV drug combinations. KS on the skin is not life threatening. However, if KS spreads to other parts of the body, especially the lungs, it can cause...
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anal warts

Hi! My name is Stephanie. I just discovered theses coliflower things around my rectum. I'm curious and want to know if they are deadly. I think its anal warts. Also is fever and weakness symptoms of anal watrs? They are very itchy and my stool is...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...cancer. Women get regular PAP smears of the cervix to look for HPV and any signs of cancer cells. We now recommend that any woman with an abnormal cervical Pap also get an Anal Pap smear. Also men who have sex with men should get an anal pap... Read more »

HPV and Anal Warts (HPV, 2010)

Hello dr. Frascino !I m the most sad boy of the world....Can you tell me if there is a cure for anal warts (caused by HPV)?? Please tell me that there is one.I read about terrasil, about Watrol, about H-Balm,My doc treated me by laser - warts are...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...to have abnormal Pap tests than HIV-negative women.SymptomsMany women do not experience symptoms In very advanced stages, a woman may experience pain, vaginal discharge, and bleeding between periods DiagnosisHIV+ women should have a complete... Read more »

HPV/Anal Cancer (HUMAN PAPILLOMA VIRUS) (HPV)

I've previously had anal HPV over 20 years ago due to one sexual encounter. None since that time and HIV-. I'm concerned now about cancer. I've had no symptoms that I know of and did have laser therapy at that time over 20 years ago. I want to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...providers look first for dysplasia or genital warts. Dysplasia can be detected by Pap smears. They are usually used to check a woman's cervix. They can also be used to check the anus in men and women. A swab is rubbed on the area being checked to... Read more »

HPV vaccine and cervical/oral cancer?

Hello Dr. Bob. This is the Mommy that you have always been so kind in easing the worries of, needing your wisdom once again in an extremely uncomfortable situation . I hope that these questions find you in the best of health, and as always, I thank...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...providers look first for dysplasia or genital warts. Dysplasia can be detected by Pap smears. They are usually used to check a woman's cervix. They can also be used to check the anus in men and women. A swab is rubbed on the area being checked to... Read more »
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Gay Men's Health Crisis

Anal Cancer, HIV and Gay/Bisexual Men

...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... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

...problems. To detect HPV, health care providers look for dysplasia or genital warts. A Pap test (or smear) is used to check a woman's cervix. It can also be used to check the anus of men and women. They are smeared on a glass slide or mixed into... Read more »
New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute

Menstrual Disorders in HIV-Infected Women

...postmenopausal conditions such as lipid and cardiac abnormalities and osteoporosis. 1 , 8 Abnormal vaginal bleeding is a common symptom of cervical cancer. Cervical cytology tests (Pap tests) screen for cervical abnormalities but do not... Read more »
The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

... HIV-Positive Women and Gynecological Problems Certain gynecological (GYN) conditions are more common, more serious and/or more difficult to treat Read more »
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Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »

Excessive Mastubation

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Ever since I found out that I'm poz, I've been spending a lot more time mastubating. Is that normal? Or could it be because of the amount of time I've been spending reading posts about sexual issues? Pleasing myself has become an every day thing... Read more »

Worried after performing oral on multiple partners

Posted by alanwann, 2 Replies
Okay from the Top I am A gay male but have never really been interested in a dating or regular partner.In the past Ive been hooking up on net or rest stops but just giving oral nothing else .I admit I always enjoyed swallowing semen a lot and Over... Read more »

Need help and assurance - peculiar exposure

Posted by cricket, 1 Reply
Hi Had handjob, rubbing and brief boob kissing exposure 3 months back at massage parlour. No other sexual activity other than these and full body massage. 1)Exactly 2 months later developed Genitl warts - doctor said could be from handjob. 2) Have... Read more »