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How Is A Persons Daily Life Affected By Cervical Cancer

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Cancers

Table of Contents What Is Cancer? Kaposi's Sarcoma (KS) Lymphoma Cervical Cancer Anal Cancer Liver Cancer Lung Cancer Conclusion What Is Cancer? Cancer refers to the abnormal and uncontrolled growth of certain cells thatcan get in the way of normal body functions. Cancer can spread (metastasize) fromwhere it starts growing to other organs and parts of the body. Cancer candestroy healthy cells and cause illness and death....
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HPV vaccine and cervical/oral cancer?

Hello Dr. Bob. This is the Mommy that you have always been so kind in easing the worries of, needing your wisdom once again in an extremely uncomfortable situation . I hope that these questions find you in the best of health, and as always, I thank...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,I'll post some general information from the archives about HPV below. This will answer some of your questions.As for your husband's problems with condoms, I suggest he try different varieties until he finds the best fit. It's a... Read more »

Abnormal papsmear and cervical cancer. I am soooooooooo scared

Hello. I am a very scared woman, and I hope you can help me. Last November I met a man and we engaged in oral sex both ways, but he did not ejaculate in my mouth. I thought nothing of it, but 5 weeks later I was very sick with the flu, and just...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
Abnormal PAP smears are very common. PAP smears are nothing more than an early warning system that further evaluation is necessary. It was much more frightful a long time ago when there were no PAP smears and women didn't find out about... Read more »

Genital Warts and Cervical Cancer

Hello,Ive had genital warts in the past and though, as Ive read repeatedly, I know that they are caused by an HPV other than the ones that cause cervical cancers, I am still wondering if having the HPV responsible for the warts means I am any more...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your very interesting question!On one hand if you've had one type of HPV then you've been at the same type of risk for getting the other HPV types. There's that, but just because there's risk doesn't mean it... Read more »

Life Span vs. Toxicities, plus Cancer Concerns

Hi, docs. Thanks for your help in the past. I'm the 40-year-old guy who started treatment (Sustiva, Epivir, Viread) on January 1st of this year with 876,000 VL and 193 (21%) CD4, and by March 30th had 398 VL and 261 (26%) CD4. As you can see,...
Sharon Lee, M.D.

Response from Sharon Lee, M.D.

University of Kansas Medical Center
There are limitations to directly answering the question about life expectency. While we have some experience with the medicines, our total experience is only about twenty years out and our experience with the combinations of medicines is far less... Read more »
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Cervical Cancer??

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I found out in April that I have "pre-cancerous" cells on my cervix (after my doctor found HPV on my cervix in Feb). I've been waiting to have the procedure done & now its scheduled for July. As luck would have it, my ins is changing, so I may... Read more »

Another scared, careless person

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I have read so many of your stories, and a lot of them are similar to mine. I live with complete guilt and fear everyday of my life. I feel like there is no way I do not have HIV because I deserve to have it. However, I am married to the most... Read more »

personal choice- No Meds

Posted by meliatur, 6 Replies
I was diag. poz in april of 2000. I've made a persoanl choice not to take meds and live life to the fullest. I know I cannot conform to the regimen's, becoming resistant, tring another med, living with bad side effects and toxicity etc. So from... Read more »

??'s about your personal experience

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi,
We are Simmons College Nursing students with a project at hand. We are looking for one adult and one child(Thank you for taking the time to inform us of your experiences. We greatly appreciate your generosity of time in answering these personal... Read more »