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Does Sex Cause Cervical Cancer

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Gay Men's Health Crisis

Anal Cancer, HIV and Gay/Bisexual Men

...HIV-positive MSM are up to 40 times more likely to be diagnosed with the disease, resulting in a rate of 80 anal cancer cases per 100,000 people. Anal cancer is caused by the same strains of Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) that cause cervical cancer in women. HPV is the most common sexually transmitted infection. 2 There are over 100 different types of HPV, although only several strains are believed to increase the risk of cancer....
Ask the Experts

Anal pap smear protocol

Has there been a standard protocol in place for anal pap smears for hiv+ men and fi so for how long? I ask because I was diagnosed with HIV/AIDS at age 50 several years ago and have responded really well to treatment. I was never offered an anal pap...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Personally I do recommend them. I'll post some information from the archives that addresses your concerns.Dr. BobHPV, Anal Cancer and Cervical Cancer in HIV-Infected PeopleAn Interview With Joel Palefsky, M.D.By Bonnie GoldmanFebruary 11, 2009At... Read more »

will genital warts ever go away

I was diagnosed with genital warts, being treated on third round of acid. more new warts keep coming back every 3 months. Will this ever stop? How do I prevent another outbreak? Once cleared when and how often will they come back? Once clear...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...100 different kinds of HPV and not all of them cause health problems. Some kinds of HPV may cause problems like genital warts, cervical cancer or cancer of the vagina or vulva. HPV types 16 and 18 cause about 70% of cervical cancers. HPV types 6... Read more »

can HPV be transmitted thru oral sex?

a potential partner has just found out she is hpv positive.can i get hpv if we have oral sex? I'm a 28 year old female and i believe beyond the age requirement for the vaccine...i am not going to stop seeing this girl because of this recent...
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 »

HPV vaccine and cervical/oral cancer?

Hello Dr. Bob. This is the Mommy that you have always been so kind in easing the worries of, needing your wisdom once again in an extremely uncomfortable situation . I hope that these questions find you in the best of health, and as always, I thank...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...tested regularly for HIV. Recently, after seeing a commercial on television that talked about the correlation between HPV and cervical cancer, he mentioned that his last two girlfriends (they were before he knew he had HIV, and they had... Read more »
Articles
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 »
The Body PRO

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 »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Anal Cancer Increasing Among People Living With HIV

...recommends anal cancer screening for HIV-positive men with a history of sex with other men, HIV-positive women with a history of pre-cancer of the cervix or vulva, and anyone with a history of anal or genital warts. Anal Cancer: How to Screen ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Herpes May Raise Cervical Cancer Risk, Study Finds

...Herpes simplex-2, the virus that causes genital herpes, may act as an accomplice to another virus known to cause cervical cancer, making a woman even more susceptible to cancer, according to a new report. The researchers reported their findings... Read more »
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KS worry

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...really appreciate some clarification. Considering KS is Herpes and resolves in the mouth, wouldn`t it be infectious to have oral sex performed in tbat case? Read more »

HPV+ Herpes Outbreak+ Oral sex w/ HIV+ parter=HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I received oral sex from a girl who is HIV+. I have some genital warts from HPV and had a Herpes Outbreak at the time. Am I infected with HIV? What Read more »

information

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...AIDS are also particularly prone to developing various cancers, especially those caused by viruses such as Kaposi's sarcoma and cervical cancer, or cancers of the immune system known as lymphomas. These cancers are usually more aggressive and... Read more »

new to the site

Posted by lov2bblaque, 7 Replies
...husband, a fantastic career, and maybe even children one day. I am in a relationship with a young man and we have unprotected sex because of this I am freaking out. I have went for checkups but I have never been tested or requested a test.... Read more »