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How Are Anal Warts Transmitted

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Anal Warts & HIV Transmission

I'm an adult male, HIV+ for two years, on meds for 18 months, and undectectable for about 17 months. Shortly after diagnosis, I was treated for anal warts (Aldera) and the two warts disappeared. Since then, I've had a colonoscopy and was told there...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,HIV and HPV (warts) are transmitted separately. A wart cannot act as a reservoir for HIV. HIV is not transmitted via skin-to-skin contact the way HPV is.Hope that helps clarify things.Dr. Bob Read more »

what does having anal warts mean to me and my sex partners

I am at a loss to finding I suppose the answers that I need to hear. I am a 51 year old gay man... Read more »

HPV and Anal Warts (HPV, 2010)

Hello dr. Frascino !I m the most sad boy of the world....Can you tell me if there is a cure for... Read more »
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Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

Health Concerns for Gay Men

...HIV rates and other STDs as well, unless immediate public-health intervention takes place. Advertisement Genital/anal warts Genital and anal warts are caused by infection with the human papilloma virus (HPV). Genital warts on the... Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

Is HIV the Only Incurable Sexually Transmitted Disease?

...a rise in sexually transmitted hepatitis C in men who have sex with men. Certain strains of this virus cause genital and anal warts. Certain strains have also been linked to cervical cancer, anal cancer, and rarely penile cancer. These... Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

Is the Success of AIDS Treatment Making Gay Men Complacent?

...it also protects you against other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) as well. Diseases like hepatitis B, herpes, genital/anal warts and gonorrhea are nothing new to the gay community. But AIDS gave the importance of safer sex new meaning. ... Read more »
The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

First Cervical Cancer Screening Delayed Until Age 21

...human papillomavirus (HPV), an extremely common sexually transmitted disease among women and men. HPV also causes genital and anal warts, as well as oral and anal cancer. "The tradition of doing a Pap test every year has not been supported by... Read more »
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surgery for anal warts

Posted by bakcake, 3 Replies
...I am facing anal wart surgery in a week. i would like to know what happens step by step during the surgery Read more »

anal warts

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
do gynecologists perform anal pap smears or check for warts back there? I think I may have them Read more »

Anal wart surgery

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
...I am about to have surgery for anal warts that I have in my anal canal. I was wondering if anyone else has had the outpatient surgery and tell me wht it's like post-op. Read more »

Wanting to be a bottom again

Posted by ONLYME, 1 Reply
...I have been a btm all of my gay life up until 2 years ago when i discovered i was poz and had anal warts inside in out. I have had 7 painful laser surgeries to remove the warts which has cause some scaring around the anus. However Read more »