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Dealing With Anal Warts And Hiv

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Anal warts in HIV

Hi Doctors. I'm recently infected then diagnosed with HIV (less than 4 months as of Nov 20/10). All my initial numbers are perfectly normal with CD4 437 at 26%, and my VL is 927 copies. I had a history of anal wart but had a cautery done to treat it...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

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

North Shore University Hospital
...Thanks for your questiion, it is a timely one.There is a virus called Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) that can cause anal warts. HPV has many different types (or strains), some cause wrats but some can cause cancer. Usually the ones that cause... Read more »

Anal Warts & HIV Transmission

I'm an adult male, HIV+ for two years, on meds for 18 months, and undectectable for about 17... Read more »

anal warts and HIV

Thanks for all the great info here. I'm looking for some clarity in differing advice from my HIV... Read more »
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Is the Success of AIDS Treatment Making Gay Men Complacent?

...it also protects you against other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) as well. Diseases like hepatitis B, herpes, genital/anal warts and gonorrhea are nothing new to the gay community. But AIDS gave the importance of safer sex new meaning. ... Read more »
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HIV-Related Malignancies

...King, C.M. O'Daniels, N.M. Larsen, D. Reznick (United States) HPV is the virus that causes warts, including genital and anal warts, and chronic infection with certain strains of HPV has long been associated with precancerous changes that can... Read more »
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surgery for anal warts

Posted by bakcake, 3 Replies
...I am facing anal wart surgery in a week. i would like to know what happens step by step during the surgery Read more »

anal warts

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
do gynecologists perform anal pap smears or check for warts back there? I think I may have them Read more »

Goldstone's book

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I read that book and he did not say 95% will show positive within 1 month he said in the book 2-6 months go look for your self. Read more »

Anal wart surgery

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
...I am about to have surgery for anal warts that I have in my anal canal. I was wondering if anyone else has had the outpatient surgery and tell me wht it's like post-op. Read more »