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How To Manage HPV When You Have Hiv

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Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

What Is HPV? How Can HPV Be 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? Genital human papilloma virus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted infection (STI). There are over 120 HPV types. One study found HPV in 77%...
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Gardasil (HPV) vaccine for those already with HPV (HPV Vaccine for MEN) (GARDASIL) VACCINE (HPV)

I'm a 43 year old man with HPV already, awaiting biopsy results to see if I have anal cancer as we speak. Is it a waist of time and resources to get the Gardasil (HPV) vaccine at this time, or will it help down the road whether I have anal...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Gardasil is a preventative, not a therapeutic vaccine. Consequently if you already have the HPV strains contained within the vaccine, getting inoculated will not provide any help. I'll reprint some information about Gardasil from the... Read more »

hiv and herpes and hpv

Hi Keith, l recently tested positive to hiv and l also have herpes and hpv for over 10 years, would the combination of herpes and hpv limit my life span now l have hiv ??? l am 38 years old with a 460 cd count and 15,000 viral load...thank you for...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
For most patients with HIV both herpes simplex and HPV are common co-infections that can usually be managed and generally would not negatively impact the good prognosis seen with properly treated HIV infection. KH... Read more »

Does HIV mean my Anal HPV pain will be forever?

Hello. I'm a gay man who has anal warts. In order to treat them my doctor recommended surgery under anaesthetic. I had my first surgery about 12 months ago. I had a lot of pain for a few weeks, but after that it was fine. I had a recurrence...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Management of anal warts due to HPV infection can be challenging even in the HIV-negative population. HIV+ persons often have a more difficult time managing recurrent anal warts. Getting treated for the HIV with recovery of immune function may help... Read more »

HIV AND HPV

HI MY CD4 COUNT IS 218 AND IM UNDETECTABLE. I HAVE RECENTLY HAD A ABNORMAL PAP SMEAR FOR THE THIRD TIME SINCE BEING DIAGNOSED THREE YEARS AGO.I HAD TWO LEEP PROCEDURES. IS THERE ANY LINK BETWEEN THE HIV AND HPV? IS THE REASON WHY MY BODY CANT FIGHT...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

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

North Shore University Hospital
I am glad that you have been able to keep your virus undetectable, that will help you build up your immune system against infections like HPV.There is definitely a link between HIV and HPV. HPV is an "opportunistic" infection. Which... Read more »
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HPV+ Herpes Outbreak+ Oral sex w/ HIV+ parter=HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I received oral sex from a girl who is HIV+. I have some genital warts from HPV and had a Herpes Outbreak at the time. Am I infected with HIV? What are my chanes? Are there any documented cases or could I be a first? I am married and need URGENT... Read more »

relationship hpv & hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
What is different between hpv and hiv. What is their relationship? Read more »

Just Diagnosed with HPV...possible link to HIV?

Posted by am2394, 3 Replies
Hi all,
I had a possible HIV exposure in late July...i am a 21 year old female. I had unprotected sex with the friend of a friend. he did not ejaculate inside me. i have no reason to think he is HIV+, but he is the first person i have ever been... Read more »

Freaked out about HPV and HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hey everyone, I stumbled upon this board, and I had a few questions. I know this has been answered many times before, but I want to know what my risks of contracting HIV are if I received oral sex with a condom on. When talking to someone at the... Read more »