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Do Pap Tests Screen For Hpv

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Risk of HPV cancers

Hi,I am HIV+ and have a CD4 count just come up to 400 at last test - I started Atripla 2 months ago after it had dropped to 220. I tested positive in Oct 2006. My long term partner has been diagnosed with squamous cell ca larynx of HPV16 origin. It...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Those are good questions-answers are not clear cut. HPV can be spread by direct contact. Anal pap testing screening for HPV related anal cancer is gaining traction as a modality to detect early pre-cancer when treatment may be more 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... Read more »

HIV and HPV

i tested negative for HIV. does this mean that i don't have HPV? Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Role of Cytology (Pap Tests) and Human Papillomavirus Testing in Anal Cancer Screening

... In the current study, investigators assessed anal oncogenic human papillomavirus (HPV) and anal cytology as screening tests for detecting high-grade intraepithelial neoplasia (AIN 2+), since this is an immediate Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Most Docs Don't Follow Screening Guidelines for Cervical Cancer

...be important for efficient screening practices." The study, " Cervical Cancer Screening with Both Human Papillomavirus and Papanicolaou Testing vs Papanicolaou Testing Alone ," was published in Archives of Internal Medicine ... Read more »
The Body

Frequent Cervical Cancer Screenings Are Still Important for Women With HIV

...monitoring tests) when they are first diagnosed with HIV, and that this test be repeated six months later. If the first two Pap tests are normal, then Pap tests should be given annually thereafter. The IDSA guidelines also recommend that more... Read more »
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Many HIV-Infected Women Do Not Receive Cervical Cancer Screenings Nearly Often Enough, U.S. Study Suggests

...their Pap smear was in the past year, when actually it was longer ago than that. Nonetheless, we found that 23% did not report a Pap test in the year before they were interviewed. We found that there were three main things that made women more... Read more »
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initial screening positive but no antibodies?

Posted by dmvcc99, 1 Reply
...Forgive me if this has already been addressed. A week and a half ago I had a regular HIV screening. Not sure if this was ELISA or not, but my guess would be yes as it was through my general physician. From what my Dr. told Read more »

Abnormal pap smear

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...My doctor just informed me that my pap smear was abnormal. Could this be an indication of HIV infection? I possibly had an exposure Feb, tested Neg End of April. Read more »

pre employment drug screen

Posted by chrgd71, 2 Replies
i am going for a new job. its one i REALLY want. i have been on meds for 7 months now, sustiva/truvada. all the info i can find states that i will probably show a false positive because of the sustiva. has anyone else had to deal with this? how... Read more »

postive drug screen

Posted by JavierNYC, 4 Replies
hello everyone, i was started on atripla 6 months ago and i'm going to start a new job which i have to take a urine drug test. i have read that sometimes atripla causes a false positive for canabus(marijuana)(weed), how true is this. i really need... Read more »