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Pathophysiology Of Cervical Cancer With Estrogen

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The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

...common, more serious and/or more difficult to treat in HIV-positive women than HIV-negative women. If left untreated, some GYN infections can develop into more serious conditions such as pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) or cervical cancer. Which GYN Conditions Are Most Problematic? Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV, Genital Herpes) There are many forms of herpes. The most common forms of herpes are herpes simplex virus-1 and herpes simplex...
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high estrogen level

I am taking truvada, norvir and reyataz. My testosteron level is 832, it's always been high. But I just had a test for my estrogen level and it is exceedingly high, 260. Could one of these drugs be causing this? My homeopathic doctor wanted me to...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...my own experience) demonstrating that any of the drugs in your current regimen result in clinically significant elevations in estrogen. There has been some concern/documenation that protease inibitors can lower estrogen levels in birth control... Read more »

vaccine for Cervical cancer/HPV?

I was listening to some coverage of the 25years of AIDS or related program and thought they mentioned a vaccine that they were getting good results for slowing or stopping cervical, vaginal, and vulvar cancer. Have you heard of such a drug? I have...
Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

Response from Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
...Human Papilloma virus (HPV) infection is the major cause of cervical cancers. However, not all women who are infected with HPV will develop cervical cancer. Moreover, while there are many different Read more »

Ground Flaxseed and Estrogen

Hi Dr. Moyle, my question is this; I read the ingest of grounded flaxseed increases the levels of Estrogen. I am worried because I would like to add fiber and the hipocholesterolemic effect of Flaxseed, but I already have Buffalo hump, big belly and...
Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Response from Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital
...Flax seeds are rich in lignans (fibre) and phytoestrogens. Phytoestrogens are plant substances with estrogen-like properties. In the body, they can prevent negative effects of estrogens Read more »

Estrogen replacement while using testosterone gel

I'm going through menopause and started ERT. I have been rubbing testosterone gel on my forearms for several years to prevent wasting after a bout. Will one cancel out the other? Will adding estrogen lower my testosterone levels?
John A. Bartlett, M.D.

Response from John A. Bartlett, M.D.

Duke University Medical Center
...The best answer should come from your gynecologist, but I will share my perspective. Women have a balance of estrogen and testosterone production largely favoring estrogen. I don't think that balance will be disrupted for you if your are taking Read more »
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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 growth of certain cells that can interfere Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Anal Cancer, HIV and Gay/Bisexual Men

...80 anal cancer cases per 100,000 people. Anal cancer is caused by the same strains of Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) that cause cervical cancer in women. HPV is the most common sexually transmitted infection. 2 There are over 100 different types... Read more »
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HPV, Anal Cancer and Cervical Cancer in HIV-Infected People

...known as cervical intraepithelial neoplasia, or CIN. It's well known that this is a lesion that has the potential to progress to cervical cancer. We have a pap smear screening system in place now, which is designed to detect the high-grade... Read more »
The Well Project

Bone Disease and HIV/AIDS

...prevent osteoporosis. It is important to get enough calcium and vitamin D when you are taking a bisphosphonate. Hormones Estrogen: In women, replacing the hormone estrogen has shown to significantly decrease the number of fractures.... Read more »
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Excessive Mastubation

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Ever since I found out that I'm poz, I've been spending a lot more time mastubating. Is that normal? Or could it be because of the amount of time I've been spending reading posts about sexual issues? Pleasing myself has become an every day thing... Read more »

Cervical Cancer??

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...because my doctor will need a new authorization. Has anyone had a similar circumstance? I'm scared that this could turn into cervical cancer while I'm awaiting the procedure. Any info would be greatly appreciated! The more I think about it, the... Read more »

do genital warts cause cancer in men

Posted by team1, 1 Reply
...they do cause cervical cancer in women among other things. but its been stated that the warts are harmless to men? is that true? Read more »

Is it true

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...that women with HIV will always have abnormal papsmears? Also, a high possiblity to contract cervical cancer if they have HPV?? Read more »