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How To Treat Anal Warts And Hiv

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treating anal warts

hello Dr. Feinberg!I am a 32 y/o gay male who has been living with HIV for ten yrs with no complications.Recently I have been diagnosed with anal warts and have went through fogalization treatments twice. The warts return very quickly. How...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
Anogenital warts can be very difficult to control. In addition to fulguration, there are other kinds of treatment that also rely on a destructive process to get rid of the warts. There is a topical medicine called imiquimod (Aldara) which, in my... 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 »

Are anal warts a sign of HIV infection?

Hello, Dr. Feinberg. I've had several HIV tests, and all have come up negative. However, I... 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 »

help....Hiv and genital warts

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
Hi 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 »