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How Long Do Anal Warts Last

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Anal Warts

I am 23, gay, and have been in a long term, monogamous relationship with my partner for nearly three years. We have exclusively unprotected sex.I was puzzled when my partner, who is significantly older than I am, informed me recently that he had...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
When one is infected with the human papillomavirus (HPV), the virus that can cause genital warts, they are theroetically infected with the virus for life. It's possible that treatment of the warts could remove a sufficient amount of virus to... Read more »

Anal Warts and HIV

Dear Dr. Gallant, You are a true angel. Thank you for giving so much to us who live with HIV. I... Read more »

anal warts

I am HIV negative male age 46. Approximately 20 years ago I contracted anal warts from anal... Read more »
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Test Positive Aware Network

Surviving Anal Cancer

Anal health is not necessarily something most people want to think about let alone be proactive about. But in recent years more gay men with HIV have been diagnosed with anal cancer. I can count at least five men that I know of that have had to deal... 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 precursor to anal cancer. A... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

French Study Finds Increased Anal Cancer Risk Despite ART

HIV attacks the immune system, causing it to become increasingly weak and dysfunctional. Treatment with combinations of potent anti-HIV drugs (commonly called ART or HAART) greatly reduces production of HIV in the body. As less HIV is produced, the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HPV Vaccine Shows Long-Term Efficacy

The Cervarix vaccine against human papillomavirus (HPV) offers long-term protection of at least 6.4 years after administration, a new study has confirmed. Cervarix is made by UK-based GlaxoSmithKline, which funded the study. "Prophylactic vaccines... Read more »
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Anal wart surgery

Posted by Anonymous, 8 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. when will I be able to go back to work? How long am I likey to be in discomfort? Read more »

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 »

Venereal Warts & low cd4

Posted by butchcat, 1 Reply
I was first diagnosed w/ condyloma (Venereal warts) in the late 80's and had laser surgery to remove the stubborn critters. No re-occurances for a LONG time. I've noticed within the last 6 or 8 months they have definately come back! My cd4 dropped... Read more »