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AIDS InfoNet

Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

... What Is HPV? How Is HPV Detected? Can HPV Infection Be Prevented? How Are HPV Infections Treated? The Bottom Line NOTE: In the U.S., counseling and referrals are available on a national human papillomavirus (HPV) hotline. Call toll-free at 877-HPV-5868 (877-478-5868). What Is HPV? There are over 100 viruses known as human papilloma virus (HPV). They are common. One study found HPV in 77% of HIV-positive women. HPV is...
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re:hpv (HPV) (Human papillomavirus )

I have been diagnoses with high risk hpv. I am very alarmed about this. I have read the causes could be from immune system like hiv. I am so afraid of that. Does it necessarily mean that. I have lost some weight recently, and am concerned. Feel well...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...you've placed yourself at risk by having unprotected sex, you'll need to get an HIV test at the three-month mark.Good luck.Dr. BobHuman papillomavirus (HPV) February 22, 2006 What Is HPV? How Is HPV Detected? Can HPV Infection Be Prevented? How... Read more »

HIV ANAL WART (Human Papillomavirus (HPV))

HIi have just been told by my doc i have an anal wart, im realley scared about HIV and i always use a condom so does the other guy, i dont know how ive got this wart if we both use protection(several partner) is there any risk of me getting HIVBEN
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...will screen him. If you have additional questions after that, write back and I'll try to assist. Be well. Stay well. Dr. Bob Human Papillomavirus (HPV)November 21, 2007What Is HPV? How Is HPV Detected? Can HPV Infection Be Prevented? How Are HPV... Read more »

Anal pap smear protocol

Has there been a standard protocol in place for anal pap smears for hiv+ men and fi so for how long? I ask because I was diagnosed with HIV/AIDS at age 50 several years ago and have responded really well to treatment. I was never offered an anal pap...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...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 between anal... Read more »

GARDASIL FOR PEOPLE WITH HPV (GARDASIL VACCINE) (HPV VACCINE FOR THOSE ALREADY INFECTED WITH HPV, 2008)

Hello Dr. Francisco, Im a 24yr old male who recently found out has HPV, as a consequence my girlfriend also has it, but anyway my in my desperation to find information about it I found this site, question is: would it hurt just to try GARDASIL, you...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...it.) Good luck. Dr. Bob VACCINE (HPV) (HPV Vaccine for MEN) (GARDASIL) Oct 26, 2007 I am man, 43 y.o. and HIV+. May I take the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine? Response from Dr. Frascino Hello, There are no specific contraindications to... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South Africa: HPV 'an Epidemic' Among HIV-Positive Women

... The Treatment Action Campaign said on Tuesday it is lobbying pharmaceutical firms to shave the price of human papillomavirus vaccines so that developing countries can afford the inoculation. Certain strains of HPV cause most cases of cervical... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Infection in Heterosexual South African Men Attending Sexual Health Services: Associations Between HPV and HIV Serostatus

... The study authors assessed distribution of human papillomavirus genotypes and determined the associations between HPV and HIV co-infection in sexually active heterosexual men with anogenital Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Human Papillomavirus: National HPV Co-Infection Group Formed to Raise Public Awareness

...groups, the HPV Foundation and Chronimed to create the National HPV Co-Infection Alliance. The group formed to address the growing epidemic of HPV among HIV-infected patients. HPV, the world's leading sexually transmitted virus, is also a growing... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

HPV (Human Papillomavirus)

... What is HPV? HPV (human papillomavirus) is a sexually transmitted virus. It is passed on through genital contact (such as vaginal and anal sex). It is also passed on Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous
...United States has the highest rate of sexual disease in the developed world, and a higher rate than some developing countries. Human papillomavirus is the most common incurable sexual disease in the United States, with as many as 24 million... Read more »

HPV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I was diagnosed with HPV and me and my boyfriend has been having unprotected oral sex. Can he catch HPV that way? Read more »

Hpv and protected sex

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...How common is it to catch HPV from someone using a condom? Read more »

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...which cancers' re-emergence (outside of africa) prompted the identification of what would eventually be referred to as the AIDS epidemic/pandemic. Even today, getting KS is often the precursor to a full out AIDs diagnosis. So far, I haven't... Read more »