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Does Sex Affect Cervical Dysplasia

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The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...for African-American women aged 25 to34. Women in African-American and Hispanic communities make up only 25 percentof the US female population, yet accounted for 82 percent of all femaleHIV/AIDS cases in the US in 2006. Heterosexual sex is the most common mode of transmissionamong women in the US. Nearly three quarters of HIV+ women contracted the virusthrough sex with an HIV+ man. Heterosexual sex is also the main source of HIVtransmission...
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a very worried person

hi dr. i would really like to exepress my deepest respect to you and all the people in the body for there extreme efforts for reducing the pain for the people from all over the world.iwill try to send my donation very soon as i really respect your...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...human papilloma virus (HPV.) They are common. One study found HPV in 77% of HIV-positive women. HPV is transmitted easily during sexual activity. It is estimated that 50% of all sexually active people get at least one type of HPV infection. Some... Read more »

Anal Cancer

I'm 56 y/o & I've been HIV+ for 25 years. In the year 2008, I was diagnosed with "NIA 3, Intense Dysplasia in the anal canal". I get an anoscopy every year to follow up. The last one reports Dysplasia with signs of HPV infection.Can I use the HPV...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
...United States, the rate for anal cancer in the general population is 1 case per 100,000 people; among HIV-negative men who have sex with men the rate increases to 35 cases per 100,000 people.But in HIV-positive gay and bisexual men the rate is... Read more »

Please Reply!! You advice is greatly appreciated!!!

Hi, Dr. Bob:First of all, thank you for all the great work you've done. This is a very informative site. I have been reading this site for quite a while. Here is my story and I really appreciate it if you could answer my questions and give me...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...2 or 3 AIN. Yet invasive anal cancer--unlike cervical cancer--is not currently considered an AIDS-defining condition.As with cervical dysplasia, precancerous anal cell changes can be detected through routine Pap screening. Because the test is... Read more »

cervical dysplasia

I am an HIV positive and was diagnos to have a cervical dysplasia. I was told to undergo a complete hysterictomy but i am afraid of its effect in my present situation. I am not taking any medication and i don't even know how high is my viral load...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...Cervical dysplasia just means that the cells of your cervix (the bottom of the womb) are funny-looking. High-grade dysplasia is more likely to Read more »
Articles
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Anal Cancer, HIV and Gay/Bisexual Men

...a rare disease. Few people knew about it before Farrah Fawcett made public her struggle with the illness. Among men who have sex with men (MSM), and especially HIV-positive MSM, the incidence of anal cancer is significantly more prevalent and... Read more »
Project Inform

Human Papillomavirus and HIV Disease

...Neither vaccine is used in boys or men, though some studies are now looking at its safety and effectiveness. HPV and Cervical Dysplasia Standards of care for screening cervical dysplasia have been in place since the 1960s. All women... Read more »
The Well Project

Cancers

...prevented. Symptoms Many women do not experience symptoms Bleeding between periods is one of the only signs of advanced cervical dysplasia Diagnosis Pap smears: A Pap smear is a screening test your doctor does to check for... Read more »
The Well Project

Oral Sex: What's the Real Risk for HIV?

... Table of Contents Studies on the Risks of Oral Sex Tips for Safer Oral Sex Taking Care of Yourself The chances of HIV being transmitted from an HIV+ person to an HIV-negativeperson Read more »
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Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
...a Condom from her hand bag and tried to put on my D*** but it was slipping out as it lost erection. Then she wanted to have sex with me without it and told me that she is not worried and will eat some pregnancy pills. We ended up mating 2 times... Read more »

Do any drugs affect HIV test results?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I am taking valium for anxiety and recently had a negative HIV test. Could taking valium have compromised the HIV test results? Read more »

Dysplasia

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Well I have dysplasia. I get to have my cervix treated on Thursday. What fun. It's only mild but enough to be a pain in the ass. Hope it dosen't hurt! Read more »

I have MS so would it affect the test results?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...All, I have mild MS and i had a recent exposure with a woman of unknown status. It was unprotected oral and vaginal sex. It's been almost three months and I want to get tested. However, I've read that MS could cause my body to not produce... Read more »