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Is HPV Dangerous

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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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hpv vs. toothbrush

my room-mate by accident mistaken my toothbrush from her's and used it to clean her vibrator. she was once diagnoise with hpv. she had a check up two months ago and the results came back normal. Can i get hpv from the toothbrush? oh, and i have...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Your roomie uses her toothbrush to clean her vibrator??? Hmm . . . unusual choice.As for your specific questions, you can relax. Not only would HPV not be transmissible via the vibrator-toothbrush route, but you are already immune to the... Read more »

Am I HPV infected if I have a wart? Will I develop cancer?

I'm just wondering if I have a wart around my vagina, does it mean that I'm infected by HPV? How likely is it that the genital wart will cause dangerous cancer?...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
Virtually all patients who have anogenital warts are HPV infected. HPV is the human papillomavirus, also known as the wart virus. Fortunately the strain of HPV which causes warts is quite different from the strain which causes cancer. The vast... Read more »

HPV freak out!

Dear Dr. Bob: first of all I really appreciate your sense of humour you sprinkle in your responses - you rock! I'm a 42 year old male who nearly "checked out" in July 06, undectable CD4 count, viral load of 265K, 2 hospitilizations,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Thanks for your question and for writing in to share your remarkable story. I don't have to "let people know there is hope," because your own words and story do that far more effectively than I ever could. Congratulations on your... Read more »

Understanding Labs and HPV vaccine

Dear Dr. Holodniy,I was diagnosed HIV positive January 21, 2009. I did not suffer from any acute stage symptoms and I could have been infected for up to three years.My first labs: VL 17,800 CD4 675 (25%)My second most recent labs: Lymphocytes: 3,400...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
A 2% difference would not be considered significant, although as you point out, your percent is already decreased despite a normal absolute CD4 count. There is no urgency to start and you have to weigh the long term benefits of treatment with the... Read more »
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what is hpv inflection, how common and is it a serious disease?

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Oral HPV

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relationship hpv & hiv

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