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Does The Hpv Vaccine Prevent Genital Warts

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AIDS InfoNet

Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

... What Is HPV? How Is HPV Detected? Can HPV Infection Be Prevented? How Are HPV Infections Treated? The Bottom Line NOTE: In the U.S., counseling and referrals are available on a national human papillomavirus (HPV) hotline. Call toll-free at 877-HPV-5868 (877-478-5868). What Is HPV? There are over 100 viruses known as human papilloma virus (HPV). They are common. One study found HPV in 77% of HIV-positive women. HPV is...
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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
...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 disease. 2. There is no treatment for HPV... Read more »

HPV vaccine for (adult) men?

Dear Dr, I'm HIV+ undetectable 43 y/o man. I understand having anal sex (sometimes unprotected), especially as the receptive partner, puts me in high risk for HPV. However, on my last HPV swab I tested NEG (!!). Though there are no guidelines for...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...below.Good luck!Dr. BobVACCINE (HPV) (HPV Vaccine for MEN) (GARDASIL) Oct 26, 2007I am man, 43 y.o. and HIV+. May I take the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine?Response from Dr. FrascinoHello,There are no specific contraindications to getting the... 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
...Hi,See below.Dr. BobHPV (Human Papillomavirus) July 2009What is HPV?HPV (human papillomavirus) is a sexually transmitted virus. It is passed on through genital contact (such Read more »

GARDASIL FOR PEOPLE WITH HPV (GARDASIL VACCINE) (HPV VACCINE FOR THOSE ALREADY INFECTED WITH HPV, 2008)

Hello Dr. Francisco, Im a 24yr old male who recently found out has HPV, as a consequence my girlfriend also has it, but anyway my in my desperation to find information about it I found this site, question is: would it hurt just to try GARDASIL, you...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...it.) Good luck. Dr. Bob VACCINE (HPV) (HPV Vaccine for MEN) (GARDASIL) Oct 26, 2007 I am man, 43 y.o. and HIV+. May I take the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine? Response from Dr. Frascino Hello, There are no specific contraindications to... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Study: HPV Vaccine Prevents Genital Warts in Males

... The human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine Gardasil effectively prevents genital warts in males, according to a study to be presented today at the European Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Australia: Genital Wart Infections Plunge Following Vaccine Rollout

...clinic have plunged in the 12 months since the introduction of the Gardasil vaccine. The three-shot series protects against human papillomavirus (HPV) strains that cause 90 percent of genital warts and 70 percent of cervical cancer cases. The... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CDC Confirms Effectiveness of HPV Vaccine in Men

...Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) has confirmed its earlier provisional advice on vaccinating boys against human papillomavirus. In October, ACIP acknowledged the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) approval of Merck & Co.'s... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Genital Wart Virus May Raise Men's Risk of HIV

... The results of a study of men in Kenya suggest that infection with human papillomavirus (HPV) can raise the risk of contracting HIV. The findings are part of a larger clinical trial that, together with two others, Read more »
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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 »

genital warts

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...i was told that you can have hpv genital warts for years and never have outbreaks. and years later break out and that it doesn't mean your boyfriend has cheated. is this true? Read more »

HPV/Genital Warts

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...had one before me and she didn't use pertection is it possible that he passed it to her and she passed it to me? She has no Genital Warts is it possible I can still catch them if her HPV is on the cervix? Are they common in the pubic hair area? I... Read more »

Genital Warts

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...Can Genital Warts appear on the penis? Read more »