Does Having Anal Warts Mean I Have Hiv

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CDC says anal warts and oral sex mean HIV. PLEASE HELP DR. BOB!

Dr Bob:Im a 24 year old gay man. Please help me with this situation! I am scared to death!My doctor recently diagnosed me with some anal warts. He told me that they are very common and that I should see a dermatologist to have them removed. We...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...you:1.An HPV outbreak is most likely due to a compromised immune system?2.Because you had unprotected oral, you very likely have HIV?3.Warts may not have shown up until you became infected with HIV?4.100% of HIV-positive folks have HPV too?Jake,... Read more »

Anal warts in HIV

Hi Doctors. I'm recently infected then diagnosed with HIV (less than 4 months as of Nov 20/10). All... Read more »

Anal Warts & HIV Transmission

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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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Health Concerns for Gay Men

...HIV rates and other STDs as well, unless immediate public-health intervention takes place. Advertisement Genital/anal warts Genital and anal warts are caused by infection with the human papilloma virus (HPV). Genital warts on the... Read more »
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Is HIV the Only Incurable Sexually Transmitted Disease?

...a rise in sexually transmitted hepatitis C in men who have sex with men. Certain strains of this virus cause genital and anal warts. Certain strains have also been linked to cervical cancer, anal cancer, and rarely penile cancer. These... Read more »
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Sexual Encounters With Undetectable HIV-Positive Men

...are tough consequences to face. Sexually active men should be responsible and have frequent HIV, hepatitis, and STI testing. Anal warts should be treated quickly to discourage the transmission of HPV. Anal Pap smears should be done when... Read more »
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