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Does The Viral Load Of Hpv Diminish With Time

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Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

What Is HPV? How Can HPV Be 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? Genital human papilloma virus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted infection (STI). There are over 120 HPV types. One study found HPV in 77%...
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Does the anxiety diminish after time with Sustiva?

I have been on Atripla (Sustiva) for 5 1/2 weeks, and it feels that my anxiety (panic attacks) has gotten worse in the last couple of weeks. I have been on meds for a total of 2 months - I switched from Reyataz due to acid reflux troubles. The panic...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
For most patients the central nervous system side effects of efavirenz usually diminish after 4 weeks with perhaps 10% having annoying problems after that (that could be you). Your HIV specialist could consider trying to give you something for... Read more »

Gardasil (HPV) vaccine for those already with HPV (HPV Vaccine for MEN) (GARDASIL) VACCINE (HPV)

I'm a 43 year old man with HPV already, awaiting biopsy results to see if I have anal cancer as we speak. Is it a waist of time and resources to get the Gardasil (HPV) vaccine at this time, or will it help down the road whether I have anal...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Gardasil is a preventative, not a therapeutic vaccine. Consequently if you already have the HPV strains contained within the vaccine, getting inoculated will not provide any help. I'll reprint some information about Gardasil from the... Read more »

HPV type and incubation time, spreading (HPV, 2009)

Very confused, Had a dr. remove a growth on my scrotum which had been there for over 2 year, Im 58 yr, old male, married for 35 yrs, told me he was doing biopsy on it. I was real concerned about cancer and now he came back and said I have HPV....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,It is possible you've had HPV for quite some time, perhaps even dating back to your college days. It is transmitted by skin-to-skin contact. It is not transmitted via semen. Stress does not cause HPV genital warts. The laboratory that has... Read more »

does drug resistance diminish?

My neurologist tells me that I have an HIV infection in my brain, at a time when my viral load is undetectable (for more than a year) and CD is 200+. Iam presently on Ritonavir,Tipranavir, 3TC, Tenofovir and T20 and have in my time (it's 20...
Eric Daar, M.D.

Response from Eric Daar, M.D.

UCLA School of Medicine
Hi Michael,Thank you for your posting. How HIV affects the brain and the impact different drugs can have on this is an area of active investigation. There does appear to be certain drugs that get into the brain better than other. In fact, there... Read more »
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Rising viral load?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
What does it mean when you're viral load is stable for a long time and then suddenly starts jumping a lot? my other #'s are going down too. I dont know whats wrong with me or why this is hapening but maybe someone here knows what could cause this.... Read more »

Waiting on viral load and cd4

Posted by hivstudent, 1 Reply
I am waiting on my Viral Load and CD4+ count for the first time after diagnosis! and It is gonna be 2 weeks until I can get them, due to Orthodox Easter vacations.
if some of you has read my last post you would know, I am 3rd year med student! and... Read more »

cd4 at 35 and viral load 521 advice please!!!!

Posted by poliwog, 5 Replies
I just got back my labs. I started on Combivir and Kaletra 6 months ago. My viral load was over 100K and mt cd4 at 90. Afer 6 months my VL wentr way down but my cd4 count is 35. I was given two meds to fight any possible secondary infections and... Read more »

cd4 or viral load

Posted by Lilly, 2 Replies
When starting to think about treatment, does either counts (cd4s or viral load) play a bigger role? My viral load has recently dropped, but so has my cd4's. My counts are all still at a comfortable level for me with no meds, but at the clinic... Read more »