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Does Sex Affect Cervical Dysplasia

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cervical dysplasia

Hi,My wife recently had a second pap smear done after a cryogen freezing process didn't get rid of the cells. I've heard that these abnormal cells could be the result of HIV. However, the last time she had sex with anyone else was 5...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
If your wife thinks that she might be at risk for HIV infection, it is important that you discuss the possibility of her getting tested. It is important to rely on the advice of doctors, but it may not be wise to put all of your faith and trust in... Read more »

Cervical Dysplasia

My doctor says that cervical dysplasia is commonly seen in hiv+ women. My question is...would... Read more »

cervical dysplasia

I am an HIV positive and was diagnos to have a cervical dysplasia. I was told to undergo a complete... Read more »
Articles
The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

First Cervical Cancer Screening Delayed Until Age 21

Washington, DC -- Women should have their first cervical cancer screening at age 21 and can be rescreened less frequently than previously recommended, according to newly revised evidence-based guidelines issued today by The American College of... Read more »
The Center for AIDS

The Human Papillomavirus (HPV): Lost in Space

The Missing Link ... Cervical Cancer The Root Cause ... HPV A Means to an End ... HPV Vaccines The Debate ... To Give or Not to Give Just the Facts ... Safety and Efficacy Why We Should Care ... The HIV Connection Next Steps ... Reducing... 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 theories centered on lower screening rates among the poor... Read more »
Proyecto Inform

VPH y el Enfermedad del VIH

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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!

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Cervical Cancer??

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I found out in April that I have "pre-cancerous" cells on my cervix (after my doctor found HPV on my cervix in Feb). I've been waiting to have the procedure done & now its scheduled for July. As luck would have it, my ins is changing, so I may... Read more »

Can Herpes Virus affect testing?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I had unprotected sex with a girl of unknown status, 1 week later I got blisters and was diagnosed with Herpes, as if that wasn't bad enough I began having other symptoms. I was tested by elisa at 10 weeks and negative. Can the herpes infection... Read more »

does jock itch affect std/sti test results?

Posted by randomone, 1 Reply
Hey all, just got done with my blood test and was wondering if that a case of jock itch will mess/affect the test results and give a positive result? Am I being too paranoid? I'm pretty sure I got the jock itch because i've been going to the gym... Read more »