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Nystatin Cream For The Anal Area

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Nystatin, Desonate and my HIV/STD test reliability.

Dear Dr. Bob, I apply Nystatin/Triamcinolon Acetonide cream 30gm for my anal itching, inside the anus as well as on the perianal area and i also apply Desonate 0.05% gel for my scalp itching on a big area on my scalp. I am applying that from couple...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Neither your Nystatin/Triamcinolone acetate cream nor your desonate gel will affect the validity of your HIV-antibody test results or alter the window period for seroconversion. Specialized (PCR) testing is not warranted.Thank you for your... Read more »

Side effects of Aldara Cream; It helped my warts, but now the area is irritated.

About 4 months ago, I was diagnosed with Genital Warts, there were only 2 little... Read more »

Anal Fissures/Anal Bleeding

On March 8th and 23rd you answered questions regarding Anal Fissures and Anal Bleeding..... I have... Read more »
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HPV, Anal Cancer and Cervical Cancer in HIV-Infected People

At CROI 2009, I had the opportunity to sit down with Joel Palefsky, M.D., a prominent physician/researcher in the area of cancers related to human papillomavirus. We discussed an important study he presented at this conference regarding the link... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Anal Cancer Increasing Among People Living With HIV

Why Screen for Anal Cancer in HIV-Positive Patients? Anal cancer is emerging as a common non-AIDS defining cancer in HIV-positive people. Anal cancer, like cervical cancer, is caused by infection with high-risk types of human papillomavirus (HPV)... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Microbicide Development: Positive Women's Concerns

Formulated as anti-HIV gels, creams, or films, or loaded into vaginal rings or onto barrier devices such as diaphragms, microbicides are currently being developed to provide an HIV prevention tool that women can control directly and use without... Read more »
Project Inform

Screening for Anal Cancer Better Defined but More Study Is Needed

Cases of anal cancer are on the rise in people living with HIV. Part of this is due to more attention being paid to the condition and people with HIV living longer lives. Screening tools are being better defined yet there is controversy over... Read more »
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Anal wart surgery

Posted by Anonymous, 8 Replies
I am about to have surgery for anal warts that I have in my anal canal. I was wondering if anyone else has had the outpatient surgery and tell me wht it's like post-op. when will I be able to go back to work? How long am I likey to be in discomfort? Read more »

Anal sex question-Help

Posted by Anonymous
I have read RKull's answers on anal sex & I am a bit confused & concerned. It sounds like if you have any sort of break in the skin that this is almost 100% that you will receive HIV if with a HIV+ person! Many postings talk about that... Read more »

Anal cancer

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I tested positive 14 years ago, and have had several AIDS complications. But this is my most recent cause for alarm:
My rectal surgeon has been monitoring and burning off my anal warts for the past 2 years. Recently, we decided one recurring spot... Read more »

surgery for anal warts

Posted by bakcake, 3 Replies
I am facing anal wart surgery in a week. i would like to know what happens step by step during the surgery Read more »