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Hpv Infection

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hello Dr. Frascino, I know that HIV is more your area of expertise but I was wondering if you knew anything about hpv. I was diagnosed with hpv about 10 years ago and was reading recently that some percentage of people actually clear the infection,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...with HPV do not know they have it because they do not develop symptoms. In 90 percent of cases, the body's immune system clears HPV infection naturally (without treatment) within two years.People living with HIV (HIV+ people) are more likely to... Read more »

Anal Cancer Testing for HIV+HPV Infection

Ok, Inspired by the recent publicity of Farrah Fawcett's current cancer struggle. One doctor on... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Infection in Heterosexual South African Men Attending Sexual Health Services: Associations Between HPV and HIV Serostatus

...attending the men's sexual health clinic," the authors concluded. "Associations were observed between HIV co-infection and multiple HPV infections. Further population-based studies on the prevalence of HPV genotypes are required to determine if... Read more »
The Body PRO

In HIV-Infected Women, Prevalence, Diversity, Persistence and Detection of New HPV Infection Is Greater in the Anus Than in the Cervix

...cervical and anal HPV. What's interesting is that this data suggest that you do not necessarily need anal receptive sex to acquire HPV infection . I think it's very transmissible, and it's quite diverse -- both cervical and anal [HPV]. I know... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Anal HPV Infection Clears Quickly in Women

...of 431 sexually active women. During an average follow-up of 1.2 years, 50 percent of the women incurred a total of 414 anal HPV infections. Of these infections, 58 percent cleared during follow-up. The average duration of infection from... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Male Circumcision Reduces Risk of Genital Herpes and HPV Infection, but Not Syphilis

...ulcers and are associated with an increased risk of HIV acquisition. The research team also assessed circumcision's effect on HPV infections, which can cause anal, cervical and penile cancers and genital warts. The two trials, one funded by... Read more »
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Yeast infections, BV, and HPV

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...approx a yr. ago with my ex boyfriend who had had many many partners prior to me I remember having horrible recurring yeast infections at the beginning and middle of our 1 1/2 year relationship. So moral of the story is that I am FREAKNIg out! I... Read more »

Is it true

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...that women with HIV will always have abnormal papsmears? Also, a high possiblity to contract cervical cancer if they have HPV?? Read more »

Abnormal pap smear

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...My doctor just informed me that my pap smear was abnormal. Could this be an indication of HIV infection? I possibly had an exposure Feb, tested Neg End of April. Read more »

Infection in the vulvar tube ?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...constant itching, or sensation of burning and a sweet odour. Could it be something related to HPV ? Which are the symthoms of infection with HPV ? Can this itch be caused by HIV ? I Thanks a lot . Read more »