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Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

What Is HPV? How Can HPV Be Detected? Can HPV Infection Be Prevented? How Are HPV Infections Treated? The Bottom Line NOTE: In the U.S., counseling and referrals are available on a national human papillomavirus (HPV) hotline. Call toll-free at 877-HPV-5868 (877-478-5868). What Is HPV? Genital human papilloma virus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted infection (STI). There are over 120 HPV types. One study found HPV in 77%...
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hpv and hiv window period

I have hpv and I was wondering would that prolong my hiv window period of 3 months I already took a test at 4 months and it said negative can you help me please I'm confused...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,No reason for confusion. Dr. Bob is here! Also, no reason for concern; HPV would not affect your ability to make anti-HIV antibodies, the duration of the window period or accuracy of any HIV-related tests. Your negative test at four months is... Read more »

HIV AND HPV

HI MY CD4 COUNT IS 218 AND IM UNDETECTABLE. I HAVE RECENTLY HAD A ABNORMAL PAP SMEAR FOR THE THIRD TIME SINCE BEING DIAGNOSED THREE YEARS AGO.I HAD TWO LEEP PROCEDURES. IS THERE ANY LINK BETWEEN THE HIV AND HPV? IS THE REASON WHY MY BODY CANT FIGHT...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
I am glad that you have been able to keep your virus undetectable, that will help you build up your immune system against infections like HPV.There is definitely a link between HIV and HPV. HPV is an "opportunistic" infection. Which... Read more »

Abnormal PAP smear/Cervical Biopsy/HPV?

A mid-20s friend has been really depressed recently. She told me that she had abnormal cells in a PAP smear and had to get a cervical biopsy. She told me she was taking a medication (antibotic?) a week prior to the biopsy and it was making her...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
There are many reasons for having abnormal cells on a PAP smear; not all the reasons have to do with either cancer or HPV infection. For instance, if someone has a trichimonas infection, then this can cause an abnormal PAP smear. We treat these... Read more »

HPV and heterosexual men; are we at risk?

I am a 39 year old heterosexual man. I like having women lick and "french kiss" my asshole. Am I at increased risk for anal cancer, via HPV or some other cause? If so, should i have an anal pap? How often? In short, what should I do?...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
The human papilloma virus (HPV), also known as the wart virus, is found commonly in the cervical and anal areas, but it can also be found in the oral cavity (mouth). I imagine that it is indeed possible that you are at increased risk for HPV... Read more »
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HIV and HPV

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hello All,

I had a high risk exposure to a female sex worker, since this risk I have had many symptoms that have for the most part cleared. Before this encounter for oh see two years, i have had a plantar wart on the bottom of my foot. I just... Read more »

Just Diagnosed with HPV...possible link to HIV?

Posted by am2394, 3 Replies
Hi all,
I had a possible HIV exposure in late July...i am a 21 year old female. I had unprotected sex with the friend of a friend. he did not ejaculate inside me. i have no reason to think he is HIV+, but he is the first person i have ever been... Read more »

HPV

Posted by Anonymous
what is hpv inflection, how common and is it a serious disease?

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Oral HPV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
What are symptoms of Oral HPV? Dothey hurt/ How long to they last? Read more »