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Human Papillomavirus and HIV Disease

...within 6 months to a year. More than 200 types of HPV exist. Some do not appear to cause health problems 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. HPV types 6 and 11 cause about 90% of genital warts. Types 16 and 18 cause about 70% of...
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WHAT IS THE MEDICINE FOR GENITAL WARTS

I have been having genital warts since 2003 of which I went hospital in 2003 and were removed. After some time they came back. I stared ARV Trimune 40 gms one and half years ago. I have realised the genital warts have started disapearing again. ...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Treatment of genital warts is frustrating in the general population and more so in HIV+ persons. The treatment options are mostly topical and included Read more »

genital warts,or cervical canser whch one is oi?

first,thank you for your great job you're doing.we are readng that Genital warts is a result of a hpv infection.but, have a confusion about it.if someone get hiv infection but not hpv and he/she has no hp virus in his/her body.Is this person open to...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...Genital warts are not an OI, because even people with perfectly healthy immune systems can get them. Someone who is HIV+ can subsequently Read more »

I really really need your help!!!!

Hello, I have many questions that i would like for you to answer for me. I would really appreciated if you would help me figure out what to do. I have been infected with the human paviloma (genial warts). I've had this virus for almost a year and...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...The risk of infection a male partner when the female has had genital warts which are no longer visible is not well understood unfortunately. The general risk per contact is believed to be low. The best Read more »

genital warts

I am 29 years old. When I was 21-22, I had warts on my fingers. Up until about a year or two ago, I had at least one wart on my right hand. Today, I have a wart on my penis(small and not real noticeable). Unless genital warts take years to...
Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Response from Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Psychotherapist and Author
...asking a medical question. I am not a doctor and therefore wil lnot respond to your question. Please resubmit it to to The Body's medical expert and I am sure you will get a helpful answer.Michael Shernoff, MSW Read more »
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The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...others stop menstruating altogether. Human papillomavirus (HPV) is an STD that causes 99% of cervical cancer andcan also cause genital warts. HIV+ women are more likely to be infected withHPV than HIV-negative women. HIV+ women, especially women... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Genital Wart Virus May Raise Men's Risk of HIV

...attributable to oncogenic types HPV-16 and HPV-18. The quadrivalent vaccine can also prevent low-risk HPV-6 and HPV-11, which cause genital warts. "[Hazard ratio] estimates from our analysis suggest that prophylactic vaccines that provide... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Anal Cancer, HIV and Gay/Bisexual Men

...alcohol, drugs and tobacco. Although many men have no obvious symptoms, one of the most common manifestations of HPV infection is genital warts which can affect the anus, the penis and/or the peritoneum, a large membrane in the abdominal cavity... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Australia: Genital Wart Infections Plunge Following Vaccine Rollout

... Cases of genital warts at a large Australian health clinic have plunged in the 12 months since the introduction of the Gardasil vaccine. The three-shot Read more »
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AIDS vs HIV -

Posted by 30YEAROLDMOTHER, 6 Replies
Now i know that AIDS is the end stages of HIV but I just was thinking - And wanted to see if anyone knows. IF I (just say me for example) Had unprotected sex with a men that has AIDS Vs HIV is there a high change that I would get the virus? See this... Read more »

Rash? Someone please provide 411

Posted by dopey33, 2 Replies
HI everyone. I am a little concerned. I had what appears to be a VERY low risk activity for contracting HIV but all of the sudden (its been exactly a month) I developed weird spots on my chest. I cant really describe the spots but they are not bumps... Read more »

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 »

genital warts

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...i was told that you can have hpv genital warts for years and never have outbreaks. and years later break out and that it doesn't mean your boyfriend has cheated. is this true? Read more »