Effects Of Touching Genital Warts With A Finger

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gardasil / treatment of warts / beneficial?

hiya Bob,My HIV+ boyfriend is currently suffering from anal warts (perianal and inside the anus). So far the doctors have advised to use zink-supplements and they planned to cauterise the internal and external warts.I'm wondering if gardasil might...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

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The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...boys/men and found to be effective. (See below.) The question is whether vaccination would help someone already infected with HPV/genital warts. The vaccine was designed to be a preventative rather than therapeutic agent. It offers protection... Read more »

genital warts

i have a bad case of genital wart and there making me lose my confidence during sexual intercousre... Read more »

gay men access to Gardasil?

I'm recently out of the closet, and have had very few sexual encounters so far. I realize that I... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Genital Wart Virus May Raise Men's Risk of HIV

...attributable to oncogenic types HPV-16 and HPV-18. The quadrivalent vaccine can also prevent low-risk HPV-6 and HPV-11, which cause genital warts. "[Hazard ratio] estimates from our analysis suggest that prophylactic vaccines that provide... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Australia: Genital Wart Infections Plunge Following Vaccine Rollout

... Cases of genital warts at a large Australian health clinic have plunged in the 12 months since the introduction of the Gardasil vaccine. The three-shot Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Virus That Causes Genital Warts Linked to Oral Cancer: Study

...particularly among young people. Cases are more common among men than women, they noted. Researchers next must examine the effects of the HPV vaccine on oropharyngeal squamous cell cancers. If the vaccine is effective at preventing head and... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

...hands or feet. Infections of the hands and feet are usually not transmitted through sexual activity. Several types of HPV cause genital warts on the penis, vagina, and rectum. Those with HIV can get worse sores in the rectum and cervical areas.... Read more »