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AIDS InfoNet

Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

... What Is HPV? How Is HPV 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? There are over 100 viruses known as human papilloma virus (HPV). They are common. One study found HPV in 77% of HIV-positive women. HPV is...
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re:hpv (HPV) (Human papillomavirus )

I have been diagnoses with high risk hpv. I am very alarmed about this. I have read the causes could be from immune system like hiv. I am so afraid of that. Does it necessarily mean that. I have lost some weight recently, and am concerned. Feel well...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...you've placed yourself at risk by having unprotected sex, you'll need to get an HIV test at the three-month mark.Good luck.Dr. BobHuman papillomavirus (HPV) February 22, 2006 What Is HPV? How Is HPV Detected? Can HPV Infection Be Prevented? How... Read more »

HIV ANAL WART (Human Papillomavirus (HPV))

HIi have just been told by my doc i have an anal wart, im realley scared about HIV and i always use a condom so does the other guy, i dont know how ive got this wart if we both use protection(several partner) is there any risk of me getting HIVBEN
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...effect yet. I have not noticed any lesions on myself, but thanks to our public school system sex education, we don't have any information on HPV. Thank God for that commercial. 1) Can we still have oral sex? 2) Can he be tested for HPV? 3) If I... Read more »

Thanks and question about HPV (HPV, 2009)

Dr. Bob. I would like to thank you for being so compassive with all people that ask questions. I am a 49 year old man from Mexico City. I had several encounters with different ladies in a massage parlor. There was neither penetrative vaginal, anal...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...treatments. You could also consider a second opinion just to see if more aggressive treatment might be warranted. Good luck. Dr. Bob Human Papillomavirus (HPV) March 14, 2009 NOTE: In the U.S., counseling and referrals are available on a national... Read more »

HPV type and incubation time, spreading (HPV, 2009)

Very confused, Had a dr. remove a growth on my scrotum which had been there for over 2 year, Im 58 yr, old male, married for 35 yrs, told me he was doing biopsy on it. I was real concerned about cancer and now he came back and said I have HPV. ...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...treatments. You could also consider a second opinion just to see if more aggressive treatment might be warranted. Good luck. Dr. Bob Human Papillomavirus (HPV) March 14, 2009 NOTE: In the U.S., counseling and referrals are available on a national... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HPV Vaccine Information For Young Women

...and Cervical Cancer Sources Introduction There is now a vaccine that prevents the types of genital human papillomavirus (HPV) that cause most cases of cervical cancer and genital warts. The vaccine, Gardasil®, is given... Read more »
The Center for AIDS

The Human Papillomavirus (HPV): Lost in Space

...& Co., Inc., and Cervarix™, from GlaxoSmithKline, were recently approved to fight certain sexually transmitted strains of human papillomavirus (HPV), which is associated with genital warts and the development of cervical cancer. In March 2007,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

A Look at States' Legislation on an HPV Vaccine

... In 2006, CDC's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices recommended routine vaccination against human papillomavirus (HPV) for girls ages 11-12. States have approached the issue variously through school mandates, requiring insurance providers Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

What About the Partners of Women With Abnormal Pap or Positive HPV Tests?

... In detailing the background of the current study, the authors observed: "Because high-risk HPV [human papillomavirus] is highly prevalent in the general population, usually transient, and rarely causes clinical symptoms, and because diagnostic Read more »
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A bit nervous

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Had a Pap test done. Doctor's office called. Seems that I have HPV. Not a real surprise. I've heard that 90% of women with HIV also have HPV. What I didn't know was just how serious that is. Read more »

Yeast infections, BV, and HPV

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I am starting to go crazy here thinking I may have HIV. I was told about two years ago that I had HPV which gave me an abnormal pap smear. A colposcopy was done that showed I had mild dysplasia. My pap and hpv test last year Read more »

hpv question

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...hey guys, i have a friend (girl) who recently got her pap and it was abnormal. the dr said it was hpv and sent away for results to see if it was severe or non-severe. i'm trying to find information to help her out. i am under the Read more »

IDSA 2007 studies

Posted by sunflower, 4 Replies
...DId you read the summaries of the IDSA 2007 studies - two that caught my eye were the prevalance of anal HPV in HIV+ women, more so than vaginal (cervical??) HPV and less likely to decrease. I wrote to the experts to ask what the affect Read more »