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Common Cancers Associated With Hiv Positive Men

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The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...to health care due to lack of insurance and/or transportation Unstable housing Fear of partner (domestic) violence Other responsibilities such as child care or caring for a sick partner The stigma associated with HIV Active substance abuse Depression Lack of financial resources and/or social supports Mistrust of the medical establishment Treatment in HIV+ Women: Efficacy, Side...
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What is your stand on HPV vaccine for men?

Dear Dr. McGowan,I'm HIV undetectable, HPV neg, 43 y/o man. I understand having anal sex (sometimes unprotected), especially as the receptive partner, puts me in high risk for HPV. Though there are no guidelines for males in my age group - would...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

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

North Shore University Hospital
...who have sex with men. HPV has many types (strains, some of which can cause warts and some can cause cancers. HPV has been associated with cervical and anal cancer in women, and anal and penile cancers in men. Screening should be done for HPV... Read more »

HPV vaccine for (adult) men?

Dear Dr, I'm HIV+ undetectable 43 y/o man. I understand having anal sex (sometimes unprotected), especially as the receptive partner, puts me in high risk for HPV. However, on my last HPV swab I tested NEG (!!). Though there are no guidelines for...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...out made me laugh out loud.Response from Dr. FrascinoHello,As it turns out, there are many variants of HPV, but only a few are associated with the subsequent development of cancer. The key question is whether vaccinating someone who may have been... Read more »

gay men access to Gardasil?

I'm recently out of the closet, and have had very few sexual encounters so far. I realize that I might already be infected with some strains of HPV even after one or two encounters, but still it seems to makes sense that I get vaccinated for the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...made me laugh out loud. Response from Dr. Frascino Hello, As it turns out, there are many variants of HPV, but only a few are associated with the subsequent development of cancer. The key question is whether vaccinating someone who may have been... Read more »

foreskin (CIRCUMCISION)

I often hear conflicting reports on the risk of having foreskin. I've heard that foreskin harbors HIV, I've also heard it prevents HIV. My Personal opinion is if having forskin is such a huge risk, why do males who have Hiv/AIDS tend to be mostly...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...circumcision: 1) male circumcision and risk for HIV transmission; 2) male circumcision and other health conditions; 3) risks associated with male circumcision; and 4) status of HIV infection and male circumcision in the United States.What is Male... Read more »
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Gay Men's Health Crisis

Anal Cancer, HIV and Gay/Bisexual Men

...their medical providers about their sexual orientation, HIV status and sexual practices. The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene found that nearly 40% of MSM do not come out to their provider. 8 Those who are open about their... Read more »
The Well Project

Caring for Your Liver if You Have HIV/AIDS

...transcriptase inhibitor (NRTI), non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor ( NNRTI), and protease inhibitor (PI) classes are associated with liver damage. NRTIs can have negative side effects that may lead to liver problems. One such side... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV and Aging

...inflammation, but does not bring back the normal pre-HIV state. On-going inflammation appears to be related to many conditions associated with aging. Some of the chronic conditions of aging facing HIV-positive people include: Cardiovascular... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Anal Cancer Increasing Among People Living With HIV

...Should HGAIN progress to anal cancer, the standard treatment is a combination of chemotherapy and radiation therapy, which is associated with significant morbidity. Many clinicians believe that anal cancer is a reasonable target for a cancer... Read more »
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hiv test

Posted by nomoreworry4me
...scleroderma, connective tissue disease, dermatomyositis Acute viral infections, DNA viral infections 59, 48, 43, 53, 40, 13 32.Malignant neoplasms (cancers) 40 33.Alcoholic hepatitis/alcoholic liver disease 32, 48, 40, 10, 13, 49, 43, 53 ... Read more »

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Posted by nomoreworry4me
...scleroderma, connective tissue disease, dermatomyositis Acute viral infections, DNA viral infections 59, 48, 43, 53, 40, 13 32.Malignant neoplasms (cancers) 40 33.Alcoholic hepatitis/alcoholic liver disease 32, 48, 40, 10, 13, 49, 43, 53 ... Read more »

Just Positive

Posted by bosco_anaconda, 7 Replies
...I almost didn't have the test since I felt great and didn't have any problems what so ever. I just went for my intial appointment with my Infectious Disease Doctor Friday for a battery of tests and now have to wait for four weeks to "see where... Read more »