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Does Hpv Cause Cervical Cancer

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AIDS InfoNet

Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

...check the anus of men and women. They are smeared on a glass slide or mixed into liquid and examined under a microscope. The cells are examined for abnormalities that may indicate abnormal cell changes, such as dysplasia or cervical cancer. In 2009 the FDA approved two tests that use the sample collected by a Pap test. These tests look for types of HPV that are linked to health problems. Dysplasia can be detected by Pap smears. Some...
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vaccine for Cervical cancer/HPV?

I was listening to some coverage of the 25years of AIDS or related program and thought they mentioned a vaccine that they were getting good results for slowing or stopping cervical, vaginal, and vulvar cancer. Have you heard of such a drug? I have...
Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

Response from Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
...Human Papilloma virus (HPV) infection is the major cause of cervical cancers. However, not all women who are infected with HPV will develop cervical cancer. Moreover, while there are many different types Read more »

Side effects of HPV vaccine for girls (GARDASIL SIDE EFFECTS, 2009)

My granddaughter is 15 1/2 and my daughter will not have her get the HPV vaccine because she says there are bad side effects.I'm sure she isn't sexually active but I'm worried that she will became so and get infected. What percentage of girls who...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...curative, it is important that the vaccine be given prior to becoming sexual activity. About 11,000 women will be diagnosed with cervical cancer and 3,600 will die (this year). This vaccine prevents four viruses that account for about 70 percent... Read more »

HPV Vaccine

Why are folks at my church so concerned about the HPV vaccine?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...parents don't understand about Gardasil, the HPV vaccine licensed last year to help prevent most cases of genital warts and cervical cancer!The facts are quite clear:1.HPV (human papillomavirus) disease is the most common sexually transmitted... Read more »

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
...types of HPV can cause abnormal cell growth known as dysplasia. Dysplasia can develop into cancers of the penis and anus, and cervical cancer in women. Dysplasia around the anus is called anal intraepithelial neoplasia (AIN). The epithelium is... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Human Papillomavirus Detection Is Not Yet Predictive of Cervical Cancer

...University of Nijmegen Medical Center in the Netherlands examined the relationship between genital human papillomavirus (HPV) and cervical cancer. "Cervical cancer is a major cause of death, and the second most frequent cancer in women... Read more »
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HPV, Anal Cancer and Cervical Cancer in HIV-Infected People

...known as cervical intraepithelial neoplasia, or CIN. It's well known that this is a lesion that has the potential to progress to cervical cancer. We have a pap smear screening system in place now, which is designed to detect the high-grade... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Cervical Cancer Link to Early Sex

... Sex at earlier ages may explain the higher risk of cervical cancer among poor women, according to an investigation by the International Agency for Research on Cancer in Lyon, France. Previous Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Rare Anal Cancer in National Spotlight

...spotlight. Many cases of anal cancer are linked to certain types of the STD human papillomavirus, the cause of most cases of cervical cancer. Anal cancer is also associated with unprotected anal intercourse, especially with a person who has... Read more »
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HPV

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Can someone please help me...i'am confused about some things today i got a letter from my gyn saying i tested positive for HPV...i'am 37 years old and have been married for 12 years..and we both have been faithful to one another...my daughter... Read more »

Scientists Discover 'Natural Barrier' to HIV

Posted by MOCHA
...actually not very good at infecting humans, relatively speaking. For example, the human papillomavirus (HPV), which causes cervical cancer, is nearly 100 percent infectious, Laurence noted. That means that every encounter with the sexually... Read more »

do genital warts cause cancer in men

Posted by team1, 1 Reply
...they do cause cervical cancer in women among other things. but its been stated that the warts are harmless to men? is that true? Read more »

A disease of sexual immorality

Posted by Anonymous, 9 Replies
I read here earlier that HIV isnt a gay disease. I have learned that that is absolutely true. There's the example of contracting HIV during infidelity. There's an example of the college kid who had multiple partners or visited a prostitute. ... Read more »