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How Do I Know If I Have Human Papillomavirus

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hpv infection (HPV, HUMAN PAPILLOMA VIRUS AND HIV/AIDS, 2010)

hello Dr. Frascino, I know that HIV is more your area of expertise but I was wondering if you knew anything about hpv. I was diagnosed with hpv about 10 years ago and was reading recently that some percentage of people actually clear the infection,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...type of HPV. In 90% of these cases the body's immune system completely clears the infection. (See below.)Hope that helps.Dr. BobHuman Papilloma Virus (HPV) and HIV/AIDS April 2010What Is HPV?Human Papillomavirus (HPV) is the name of a large group... Read more »

HPV/Anal Cancer (HUMAN PAPILLOMA VIRUS) (HPV)

I've previously had anal HPV over 20 years ago due to one sexual encounter. None since that time... 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... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

What Do Gay Men Know About Human Papillomavirus? Australian Gay Men's Knowledge and Experience of Anal Cancer Screening and Human Papillomavirus

...undertook the present study to learn the levels of experience and knowledge concerning anal dysplasia, anal Pap smear tests, and human papillomavirus (HPV) among gay men and other men who were homosexually active. The subjects were 384 men who... Read more »
The Well Project

Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) and HIV/AIDS

...is More Common and Can Be More Serious for HIV+ People Prevention of HPV Taking Care of Yourself What Is HPV? Human Papillomavirus (HPV) is the name of a large group of viruses. Certaintypes of HPV cause warts on the hands or feet.... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

...papillomavirus (HPV) hotline. Call toll-free at 877-HPV-5868 (877-478-5868). What Is HPV? There are over 100 viruses known as human papilloma virus (HPV). They are common. One study found HPV in 77% of HIV-positive women. HPV is transmitted... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

HPV (Human Papillomavirus)

... What is HPV? HPV (human papillomavirus) is a sexually transmitted virus. It is passed on through genital contact (such as vaginal and anal sex). It is also passed on Read more »
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do genital warts cause cancer in men

Posted by team1, 1 Reply
they do cause cervical cancer in women among other things. but its been stated that the warts are harmless to men? is that true? Read more »

cold sore/pimple?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...could a cold sore on the upper be lip at first be confused as a pimple? and would it indicate hpv if a cold sore, or does hpv show as clusters? Read more »

HPV/Genital Warts

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Hey, Whats up? My girl friend whom I've been with for a year now, recently got a pap smear done and she came up positive for HPV (abnormal cells). Me myself had been tested for STD's and a Visual Check up for HPV and in all tests I came up... Read more »

Freaking Out

Posted by Miz83, 2 Replies
...up with strong cramps in my abdominal area and a mild fever. went to the gyno and had an abnormal pap test. turns out i had hpv. now a month ago i woke up with a mild fever again which dissapeared at the end of the day. i simply cant forgive... Read more »