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Anal Cancer, HIV and Gay/Bisexual Men

...and anal sores that do not heal. 5 Cancer of the anus, like that of the cervix, develops slowly, beginning with minor cell changes. For women, a simple pap smear is used to detect these cell changes in the cervix in their early stages. With regular screening and proper treatment, cervical cancer can be prevented. In fact, since cervical pap smears have become a routine part of women's health care, cervical cancer rates have dropped...
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neurosyphilis

Poz 10 years tcells 699 vl under 50 having myriad of symptoms my question is it possible being hiv poz to skip early stages of syphilis and go directly to neurosyphilis?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...monitor the response to syphilis treatment can sometimes be difficult to interpret in HIV-poz folks. You wouldn't "skip the early stages of syphilis" because you are HIV infected, however the early stages can be missed or unrecognized no matter... Read more »

hpv infection (HPV, HUMAN PAPILLOMA VIRUS AND HIV/AIDS, 2010)

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
...completely clears the infection. (See below.)Hope that helps.Dr. BobHuman Papilloma Virus (HPV) and HIV/AIDS April 2010What Is HPV?Human Papillomavirus (HPV) is the name of a large group of viruses. Certain types of HPV cause warts on the hands... Read more »

Syphilis worries...

Dear Dr BobHow long should it take for symptoms of syphilis to go after a course of penilcilin has been administered to an HIV positive patient with syphilis as well? I'm a sex addict and have been infected with syphilis 3 times this year (I have...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...are a marker for behaviors associated with HIV transmission.What is the treatment for syphilis?Syphilis is easy to cure in its early stages. A single intramuscular injection of penicillin, an antibiotic, will cure a person who has had syphilis... Read more »

syphilis cure

I WOULD LIKE TO KNOW AFTER TAKE A ANTIBIOTIC INJECTION TO CURE SYPHILIS I WAS GIVEN 2 ON EACH SIDE OF THE BUTTOCKS WHEN WILL I SEE NOTICEABLE RESULTS. I HAVE A SWOLLEN LYMPH GLAND ON DA LEFT SIDE HEALED BUT VISIBLE SORES ON THE TIP OF THE PENIS OR...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...are a marker for behaviors associated with HIV transmission.What is the treatment for syphilis?Syphilis is easy to cure in its early stages. A single intramuscular injection of penicillin, an antibiotic, will cure a person who has had syphilis... Read more »
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The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

...many GYN conditions do not have obvious symptoms and can get worse without your realizing it. Detection and treatment in the early stages can prevent a GYN condition from progressing. Tell your doctor about any problems you are experiencing and... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Viread (Tenofovir)

...anti-HIV medications. Dosage forms and strengths: Tablets: 300 mg What storage conditions are needed for this medication? Store the tenofovir tablets between 59°F and 86°F (15°C to 30°C). Keep this medication in the... Read more »
The Well Project

Cancers

... Table of Contents What is Cancer? Kaposi's Sarcoma (KS) Lymphoma Cervical Cancer Conclusion What is Cancer? Cancer refers to the abnormal and uncontrolled Read more »
The Well Project

Peripheral Neuropathy and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents What Is Peripheral Neuropathy? What Causes PN? Who Is at Risk of Developing PN? How Do You Know if You Have PN? PN Treatments Finding Support Read more »
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HIV Skin Symptoms (Pics) Please Read

Posted by WorriedOne, 2 Replies
...sound ridiculous but honestly it was one of the first signs that I started to worry. Is it possible that OHL can show up in early stages especially if the viral load is high? Last summer, around June/July (almost a year after possible exposure)... Read more »

Im Worried That im Infected With Something

Posted by Jaypoc0, 1 Reply
...its a little white. as i said before im a BIG hypocondract. and i worrie about every health issue. i was wondering if i had an early stage of HIV. all this has recently appeared about 3-5 days ago. And I had Sexual Intercourse with my new partner... Read more »

Early signs of HIV infection - article in Genre

Posted by ScotCharles, 2 Replies
...Genre magazine has an excellent article in the April 2006 issue on the early signs of HIV infection. Check it out. Read more »

Symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...that there's a PCR/DNA test that's pretty accurate - although the CDC dissents and says that this test is unreliabe in this early stage. I feel that it's pretty obvious what the test result will be. Read more »