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Cervical Cerclage Complications

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Worried about cervical cancer

In February, I had a coposcopy & biopsy done & my doctor found that I had acute HPV on my cervix. I then had a repeat coposcopy & biopsy done in April. At that time, my OB found pre-cancerous cells. She had originally scheduled me to...
Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Response from Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Washington University, St. Louis School of Medicine
Waiting a month to get your loop electrosurgical excision procedure (LEEP) done will not put you at significantly higher risk of developing cervical cancer. No one really knows the exact time frame. It also depends on the type of abnormal cells that... Read more »

CLL (chronic lymphocytic leukemia) related complications: Is it time to treat?

I'm writting on behalf of a close relative who suffers from chronic lymphcytic leukemia (CLL)... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

FDA Panel Backs Glaxo Cervical Cancer Vaccine

A Food and Drug Administration advisory panel has said GlaxoSmithKline's human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine Cervarix is safe and effective for females ages 10-25. The committee voted 11-1 in favor of Cervarix's safety and 12-1 in support of its... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: Cervical Cancer Survivor Urges Young Girls to Get HPV Shot

Canada's concerted effort to vaccinate girls against human papillomavirus (HPV) reached two-thirds of Edmonton's Grade 5 girls last year, a figure that health officials are striving to exceed. The four virus strains addressed by the vaccine are... Read more »
TheBodyPRO.com

Many HIV-Infected Women Do Not Receive Cervical Cancer Screenings Nearly Often Enough, U.S. Study Suggests

There's nothing like hearing the results of studies directly from those who actually conducted the research. In this interview, you'll meet one of these impressive HIV researchers and read her explanation of a study she presented at CROI 2009. My... Read more »
TheBodyPRO.com

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

At CROI 2009, I had the opportunity to sit down with Joel Palefsky, M.D., a prominent physician/researcher in the area of cancers related to human papillomavirus. We discussed an important study he presented at this conference regarding the link... Read more »
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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 »

Oral Complications. Please Help

Posted by xrayvison, 2 Replies
Basically what I want to know is if oral complications are symptoms of acute HIV or more symptoms of later stages. I have been having complications in my mouth and I am a bit scared. Noticing bumps, and etc which could possible be normal anyways. My... Read more »

Lymph Node Removal Complications

Posted by amandajeanbrown, 4 Replies
I had a lymph node removed from my groin on May 6th, initially, I had no complications. The incision site looks great, no redness, no signs of infection. There is mild swelling directly under the incision, to be expected. My concern, is I have... Read more »