How To Manage Genital Warts When You Are Hiv Positive
Here's a taste of what TheBody.com has to offer on this topic:
Get the Facts
Ask the Experts
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,No. Genital warts are caused by a virus, the human papilloma virus (HPV). Syphilis is caused by a bacteria, Treponema pallidum. You can read much more about HPV and syphilis in the archives of this forum. I'll repost below a sample of what... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,If the latex condom was used properly and did not fail (break), your HIV-acquisition risk would be essentially nonexistent.The cause of genital warts is HPV, human papilloma virus. Unlike HIV, HPV can be transmitted by mere skin-to-skin contact.... Read more »
Columbia University's Health & Related ServicesThere are no "true" or "false" answers to your question. Outbreaks of HPV lesions/genital warts in an infected person are believed to be related to immune response. Exactly how this works is poorly understood. There seems to... Read more »
Connect With Others
Posted by Anonymous, 7 RepliesHi everbody my name is john, 25 and need some help,,, i found out i had hiv about 7 months ago and at the same time was told i had genital warts, which at the time did not know what was the hardest to deal with in a funny kind of way, i know the hiv... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 4 Repliesi 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 »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyI have not had sex in five years. My t cells are at 300. I am manifesting hairy leukoplakia and genital warts.
To all of you out there who know that it is not hiv since I have tested negative. Can you direct me to what I should test for?
Please, do... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesHey, Whats up? My girl friend whom I've been with for a year now, recently got a pap smear done and she came up positive for HPV (abnormal cells). Me myself had been tested for STD's and a Visual Check up for HPV and in all tests I came up negative.... Read more »
Guides for People With HIV