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Human Papillomavirus and HIV Disease

The human papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted infection in the US. About 20 million people are infected at any one time. Nearly half of all sexually active people have had HPV at some point in their lives. Since it often doesn't cause symptoms, many never know they've had it. Though most types of HPV do not cause serious disease, some can lead to cancerous conditions. Left untreated, these high-risk types can cause...
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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 tallywhacker, but when you're in the saddle pounding away, there is plenty of skin-to-skin... Read more »

HGH and HIV Meds/HIV (HUMAN GROWTH HORMONE)

Dr. Bob, Are there negetive effects of using HGH with my HIV and meds? I have chronic disk issues and would like to help build muscle in the lower back and neck to help with the pain. Massages help the pain tremendously but I don't get them...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Howdy Cowboy!Human recombinant growth hormone (hGH) is remarkable stuff. It's what makes the difference between becoming a super-sized world class basketball player and a pint-sized member of the Lollypop Guild. Originally used to treat kids... Read more »

a symptom or a worry wart?

I will try not to make this too long, but i am fairly (extremely) nervous/worried. I have never had unprotected anal or oral sex...this is what i have done: performed protected oral sex, recieved anallingus, was anally fingered, given and received...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Worried in Tennessee,Relax Tennessee-guy! You do not have OHL. There are many conditions that could explain your tongue symptoms. Go back and see the dermatologist again, or see a different one, if you don't have confidence in the first... 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...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,The HPV vaccine Gardasil has been evaluated in 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... Read more »
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warts a symptom???

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
here's the story...

This summer i received oral sex on several occasions from 2 different guys , and was involved in a lot of kissing from one of them (exchange of saliva for hours at a time)

All along i thought, NO risk, no need to get tested. Im... Read more »

Must read for all you HIV worry warts

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
My story begins almost 4 years ago. I was going through a divorce which changed my outlook on life. I didn't care about anything anymore. I drank heavily and felt sad and lonely. Well I met a friend got drunk and had unprotected sex with her... Read more »

Warts in throat

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi everyone. I dont have any symptoms of HIV but I was just wondering if warts are a possible symptom. I have these little raised bumps in the back of my throat for almost a year and 1/2 and they have not gone away. They dont itch or anything but... Read more »

Skin-Growths on Chin - how to remove?

Posted by BrokenWingedBird, 1 Reply
Hi,

I just thought I'ld ask 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... Read more »