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Hiv Symptoms And Wart-like Growths

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Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

...One study found HPV in 77% of HIV-positive women. HPV is transmitted easily during sexual activity. It is estimated that 50% of all sexually active people get at least one type of HPV infection. Some types of HPV cause common warts of the 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...
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Anal Warts & Transmission

I am a 30 year old gay black male with HIV and anal warts I've used protection with my boyfriend, but still contracted HPV. WHY?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...if we both use protection(several partner) is there any risk of me getting HIV BEN Response from Dr. Frascino Hello Ben, Anal warts are caused by HPV (human papilloma virus). Unlike HIV, HPV can be transmitted by mere skin-to-skin contact.... Read more »

HIV ANAL WART (Human Papillomavirus (HPV))

HIi have just been told by my doc i have an anal wart, im realley scared about HIV and i always use a condom so does the other guy, i dont know how ive got this wart if we both use protection(several partner) is there any risk of me getting HIVBEN
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello Ben,Anal warts are caused by HPV (human papilloma virus). Unlike HIV, HPV can be transmitted by mere skin-to-skin contact. Condoms cover your Read more »

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.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...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 against certain... Read more »

Warts - very scared!

Hello Dr. Bob! Can I please ask a question? I had two warts removed from my butt on Friday. My question is - everyone says that a man that gets a wart on his butt has done anal sex. I did not - can I ask though if it would be possible to get it...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,First of all, there are different types of warts. If you do have HPV (human papilloma virus)-induced warts, this does not mean you had anal receptive sex! HPV can be transmitted Read more »
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Human Papillomavirus and HIV Disease

...while others cause the common wart. (Most of these are caused by types 1, 2 and 4.) About 40 types are responsible for genital warts , while about a dozen high-risk types can cause dysplasia , which are abnormal cells that can lead to cancer.... Read more »
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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

... When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of Read more »
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help....Hiv and genital warts

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
...name is john, 25 and need some help,,, i found out i had hiv about 7 months ago and at the same time was told i had genital warts, which at the time did not know what was the hardest to deal with in a funny kind of way, i know the hiv will kill... Read more »

Skin-Growths on Chin - how to remove?

Posted by BrokenWingedBird, 1 Reply
...in case there are any bright ideas. Three years ago I developed two small skin-growths on my chin - a bit like tags or long warts (but they're not warts). My HIV doc confirmed that these can occur in HIV+ people. I got them removed by my... Read more »

HIV Antibody Testing

Posted by sunkyst, 3 Replies
Does anyone know why HIV antibody tests are done, rather than just directly checking for the HIV virus in the bloodstream? In HIV+ people, their blood can be checked for viral loads, why can't they do this when doing a HIV test, rather than test... Read more »

Warts

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...If you are positive with hiv are you more prone to warts. For the first time in my 2 short years i havent worried about hiv - even after my possible exposure BUT now it seems that im Read more »