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Dealing With Genital Warts When You Are Hiv Positive

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Would the genital warts come back if positive?

I am a heterosexual female and had unprotected vaginal sex (once) with a heterosexual male 9 weeks ago. I do not know his HIV status. My HIV status was definitely negative before this incident. He didn't ejaculate inside me and the incident...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
There are no "true" or "false" answers to your question. Outbreaks of HPV lesions/genital warts in an infected person are believed to be related to immune response. Exactly how this works is poorly understood. There seems to... Read more »

genital warts (HPV, 2011) (HUMAN PAPILLOMA VIRUS AND HIV/AIDS, 2011)

if a person have genital warts does it mean that he/she is going to have a positive syphilis test... Read more »

Genital warts (HPV) and HIV

Hi Dr Bob,Thanks for all you hard work and answering the questions of all worried people.Here are... Read more »
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Genital Wart Virus May Raise Men's Risk of HIV

The results of a study of men in Kenya suggest that infection with human papillomavirus (HPV) can raise the risk of contracting HIV. The findings are part of a larger clinical trial that, together with two others, showed male circumcision reduces a... Read more »
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Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) and HIV/AIDS

Table of Contents What is HPV? Prevention of HPV Genital Warts Cervical Dysplasia and Cervical Cancer Anal Dysplasia and Anal Cancer Taking Care of Yourself What Is HPV? Human papillomavirus (HPV) is the name of a large group... Read more »
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What Do the Symptoms of Sexually Transmitted Diseases Look Like?

The following are the some of the symptoms of syphilis, gonorrhea, chlamydia, genital warts, scabies and herpes. Since symptoms can vary from person to person, and since these symptoms can resemble the symptoms of many other illnesses, you CANNOT... Read more »
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Infants Born to HIV-Positive Women With Herpes More Likely to Contract HIV, Study Says

Infants born to HIV-positive women diagnosed with genital herpes during pregnancy are more likely to contract HIV, according to a study published in the December 2005 issue of the journal Obstetrics and Gynecology , Reuters reports. Katherine... Read more »
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help....Hiv and genital warts

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
Hi everbody my name is john, 25 and need some help,,, i found out i had hiv about 7 months ago and at the same time was told i had genital warts, which at the time did not know what was the hardest to deal with in a funny kind of way, i know the hiv... Read more »

genital warts

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
i was told that you can have hpv genital warts for years
and never have outbreaks. and years later break out and that it doesn't mean your boyfriend has cheated. is this true? Read more »

genital warts worry

Posted by nickynick, 1 Reply
Hi, I had unprotected sex with a guy who says he's a sex worker. I don't know what his status was but he doesn't seem to care.

It's past six weeks since that exposure. I'm going to get tested next week just to give an allowance if anything happens.

Now... Read more »

Hairy Leukopakia and genital warts

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I have not had sex in five years. My t cells are at 300. I am manifesting hairy leukoplakia and genital warts.

To all of you out there who know that it is not hiv since I have tested negative. Can you direct me to what I should test for?

Please, do... Read more »