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Plantar Warts And Hiv

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plantar warts

Dear Judith Feinberg,M.D.I am hiv+ & have really bad plantar warts on both feet. My doctor has tried freezing, acid treatments & electro-cauterie, but nothing seems to work. She is suggesting that I pursue laser surgery. Would you concur?...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
I have also seen aggressive plantar warts (as well as genital warts) in HIV+s, including patients whose viral load is not detectable and whose T cells have improved. I don't know enough about laser surgery in this situation, but it's... Read more »

Plantar Warts

Dr. Feinberg -- I was diagnosed w/HIV last year in July. I have had no opportunistic infections,... Read more »

AIDS and planter warts

Are plantar warts related to being infected with AIDS?... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Genital Wart Virus May Raise Men's Risk of HIV

The results of a study of men in Kenya suggest that infection with human papillomavirus (HPV) can raise the risk of contracting HIV. The findings are part of a larger clinical trial that, together with two others, showed male circumcision reduces a... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Uganda: Circumcision Helps Stop Wart Virus, Study Finds

New research finds that male circumcision, already shown to reduce the risk of female-to-male HIV transmission, also helps prevent infection with human papillomavirus (HPV), the STD responsible for most cases of cervical cancer and genital warts, in... Read more »
The Well Project

Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) and HIV/AIDS

Table of Contents What is HPV? Prevention of HPV Genital Warts Cervical Dysplasia and Cervical Cancer Anal Dysplasia and Anal Cancer Taking Care of Yourself What Is HPV? Human papillomavirus (HPV) is the name of a large group... Read more »
AIDS Survival Project

Warts It All About? A Look at Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Writing about sex and sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) is fascinating, frustrating and fun. It's fascinating because I get to read the results of research and studies about the sex lives of ordinary people. It's frustrating because year after... Read more »
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help....Hiv and genital warts

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
Hi everbody my name is john, 25 and need some help,,, i found out i had hiv about 7 months ago and at the same time was told i had genital warts, which at the time did not know what was the hardest to deal with in a funny kind of way, i know the hiv... Read more »

Must read for all you HIV worry warts

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
My story begins almost 4 years ago. I was going through a divorce which changed my outlook on life. I didn't care about anything anymore. I drank heavily and felt sad and lonely. Well I met a friend got drunk and had unprotected sex with her... Read more »

Warts in throat

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi everyone. I dont have any symptoms of HIV but I was just wondering if warts are a possible symptom. I have these little raised bumps in the back of my throat for almost a year and 1/2 and they have not gone away. They dont itch or anything but... Read more »

Warts

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
If you are positive with hiv are you more prone to warts. For the first time in my 2 short years i havent worried about hiv - even after my possible exposure BUT now it seems that im having symptoms, i dont care if i have it anymore. Well heres my... Read more »