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Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

... What Is HPV? How Is HPV Detected? Can HPV Infection Be Prevented? How Are HPV Infections Treated? The Bottom Line NOTE: In the U.S., counseling and referrals are available on a national human 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...
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hpv in men

There is no test available for testing? I need to know, so far nobody in san diego offers it.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...primary care physician doesn't do them. I'd suggest checking with one of them.You can read more about anal Pap tests, HPV in men and Gardasil vaccine for men in the archives of this forum.Dr. Bob Read more »

What is your stand on HPV vaccine for men?

Dear Dr. McGowan,I'm HIV undetectable, HPV neg, 43 y/o man. I understand having anal sex (sometimes unprotected), especially as the receptive partner, puts me in high risk for HPV. Though there are no guidelines for males in my age group - would...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...Thanks very much for your question.HPV (Human Papilloma virus) is a huge problem for both men and women, and especially men who have sex with men. HPV has many types (strains, some of which can cause warts and some can Read more »

re:hpv (HPV) (Human papillomavirus )

I have been diagnoses with high risk hpv. I am very alarmed about this. I have read the causes could be from immune system like hiv. I am so afraid of that. Does it necessarily mean that. I have lost some weight recently, and am concerned. Feel well...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...you've placed yourself at risk by having unprotected sex, you'll need to get an HIV test at the three-month mark.Good luck.Dr. BobHuman papillomavirus (HPV) February 22, 2006 What Is HPV? How Is HPV Detected? Can HPV Infection Be Prevented? How... 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
...will screen him. If you have additional questions after that, write back and I'll try to assist. Be well. Stay well. Dr. Bob Human Papillomavirus (HPV)November 21, 2007What Is HPV? How Is HPV Detected? Can HPV Infection Be Prevented? How Are HPV... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Infection in Heterosexual South African Men Attending Sexual Health Services: Associations Between HPV and HIV Serostatus

... The study authors assessed distribution of human papillomavirus genotypes and determined the associations between HPV and HIV co-infection in sexually active heterosexual men with anogenital Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Role of Cytology (Pap Tests) and Human Papillomavirus Testing in Anal Cancer Screening

... In the current study, investigators assessed anal oncogenic human papillomavirus (HPV) and anal cytology as screening tests for detecting high-grade intraepithelial neoplasia (AIN 2+), since this is an immediate 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 »
The Center for AIDS

The Human Papillomavirus (HPV): Lost in Space

...for HPV, the vaccine could be effective against HPV-mediated types of cancer. Similarly, it is possible that vaccinating boys and men will have indirect health benefits for girls and women by reducing the spread of HPV. And if adolescents receive... Read more »
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HPV/Genital Warts

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...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 negative. Now yesterday I noticed some small... Read more »

Unbelievably paranoid

Posted by bigdogdog, 2 Replies
...day from 40 mg in August. Also had been taking avelox and stopped due to "itchy feeling" since my episode three weeks ago. Mentally not doing well with this as starting to feel like a hypochondriac. What were my risks (odds of contracting... Read more »

what are the odds ?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I had risky sex with 2 men in the gay community. I was both a top and a bottom for both guys and all sex was unprotected. what are the odds in such a high Read more »

Just when you think you're outta the woods..

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...STDs, namely Herpes or HPV. Now, Herpes, thankfully, can be tested for with a Western Blot blood test. Unfortunately for men, HPV cannot be tested for with a blood test, only a viral culture when the warts are present, if they ever show up. ... Read more »