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How Long Does It Take To Get Rid Of Oral Warts

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Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

...Interferon-alpha. A new drug, imiquimod (Aldara), has been approved for treatment of genital warts. Cidofovir (Vistide), originally developed to fight cytomegalovirus (CMV), might also help fight HPV. HPV infection can last for a long time, especially in people who are HIV-positive. Dysplasia and warts can return. They should be treated as soon as they are found to reduce the chances of the problem spreading or returning. The Bottom...
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anal warts and oral sex

Can someone who is infected with HPV give the other anal warts by performing oral/anal sex on them?
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Duh.Yes. (Just another reason to consider using condoms.) Read more »

Oral warts

I am currently dealing with HPV presented as oral warts. I have spoken with a dentist and my HIV doctor but nobody seams to have a clear way to address this problem. I am very self-conscious about them since two are near my lower lip and can be...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thanks for your post.If you were my patient, I'd be consulting a dermatologist. There are at least a couple of therapeutic approaches, the first to use cyrotherapy (freezing), the other to use a medication like Aldara.Best of luck, BY Read more »

Oral Warts?

I referred a client to his MD for an unusual looking growth on the attached gingiva of the lingual lower anterior teeth~8X12" and thick~4mm, white, 'verrucous looking'...The pathology report indicated a 'squamous papilloma of viral etiology'. The...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Response from David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Grady Health System
...Oral warts due to HPV can be treated by several means: surgical removal, cryotherapy, intralesional injections of interferon alpha, etc. Read more »

Oral Warts and Kissing

Can oral warts be transfered via kissing.Or is it more likely oral to genital and genital to oralthanks
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Response from David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Grady Health System
...Oral warts, which are caused by human papillomavirus (HPV), is highly contagious. As a matter of fact, HPV is the most common STD in America. Read more »
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Cryptosporidiosis

...with AIDS are infected with crypto. Only some of these infections lead to serious disease. Crypto causes a lot of diarrhea, along with nausea, vomiting, and stomach cramps. In people with healthy immune systems, these symptoms do not last more... Read more »
The Well Project

Oral Sex: What's the Real Risk for HIV?

...Try massage or mutual masturbation. Use a vibrator (use a condom when sharing). Avoid vigorous, prolonged oral sex ("deep-throating"). Avoid mouth or throat trauma caused by a large number of partners in ashort... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Molluscum

...everyone has it in his or her body. A healthy immune system will control molluscum so that if lesions appear, they do not last a long time. People with weakened immune systems can develop molluscum lesions that spread, last a long time, and are... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Candidiasis (Thrush)

...have these side effects. Candidiasis can come back repeatedly. Some health care providers prescribe anti-fungal drugs on a long-term basis. This can cause resistance. The yeast can mutate so that a drug no longer works. Some serious cases do not... Read more »
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Posted by LostNconfused, 5 Replies
I tested positive 3 days before Christmas and I think I am still numb to the fact. I haven't told any friends or family because I really don't know how and most are judgemental and I'm sure will walk away. But I guess if they do, then I didn't need... Read more »

Excessive Mastubation

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Ever since I found out that I'm poz, I've been spending a lot more time mastubating. Is that normal? Or could it be because of the amount of time I've been spending reading posts about sexual issues? Pleasing myself has become an every day thing... Read more »

Worried after performing oral on multiple partners

Posted by alanwann, 2 Replies
Okay from the Top I am A gay male but have never really been interested in a dating or regular partner.In the past Ive been hooking up on net or rest stops but just giving oral nothing else .I admit I always enjoyed swallowing semen a lot and Over... Read more »

What foolish and senseless behavior. Please Help!

Posted by brainshom, 1 Reply
...boils or anything else apart from the itch. Could this be ARS or just a result of stress? Should I test for HIV? Sorry for the long post but please help me before I completely lose my mind. Read more »