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Is Human Papillomavirus Dangerous

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Human Papillomavirus and HIV Disease

The human papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted infection in the US. About 20 million people are infected at any one time. Nearly half of all sexually active people have had HPV at some point in their lives. Since it often doesn't cause symptoms, many never know they've had it. Though most types of HPV do not cause serious disease, some can lead to cancerous conditions. Left untreated, these high-risk types can cause...
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Anal warts transmission (HPV, 2011, HUMAN PAPILLOMAVIRUS, 2011)

I have been diagnosed with anal warts recently and I have had 3 treatments so far and it is going well, however would I pass the virus on if a partner touched the area via his hands then touched his own genitals. I have put of dating Because of this...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello.HPV (human papilloma virus) can be transmitted by skin-to-skin contact. See link below.Dr. Bob<a href="http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/SafeSex/Q214221.html">HPV (HPV, 2011, HUMAN PAPILLOMAVIRUS, 2011) Mar 26, 2011</a>... Read more »

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
Hello Brigit,HPV (human papilloma virus) and HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) are two very distinct and different viruses. Having one does not mean you automatically have the other. I'll reprint some information about HPV below. Regarding... 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
Hello Ben,Anal warts are caused by HPV (human papilloma virus). Unlike HIV, HPV can be transmitted by mere skin-to-skin contact. Condoms cover your tallywhacker, but when you're in the saddle pounding away, there is plenty of skin-to-skin... Read more »

HPV (HPV, 2011, HUMAN PAPILLOMAVIRUS, 2011)

Hi,this is a bit uncomfortable to ask but i guess i have to,last night i had a sex partner over and got so aroused that i gave him a felacio and felt that there was a little growth on his penis,almost like a wart...is there a way that i can be...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,No, there is no test for HPV the day after being exposed. I'll post some recent information from the CDC concerning HPV that I hope you'll find reassuring.Dr. BobHPV and Men - Fact SheetWhat is Genital Human Papillomavirus... Read more »
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Dried pre-cum...how dangerous?

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