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Risk Of Transmitting Hpv Through Kissing

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Ask the Experts

Risk of HPV cancers

Hi,I am HIV+ and have a CD4 count just come up to 400 at last test - I started Atripla 2 months ago after it had dropped to 220. I tested positive in Oct 2006. My long term partner has been diagnosed with squamous cell ca larynx of HPV16 origin. It...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Those are good questions-answers are not clear cut. HPV can be spread by direct contact. Anal pap testing screening for HPV related anal cancer is gaining traction as a modality to Read more »

To be alone or to risk myself trying to find a partner?

I'm HIV+ and today I was wondering if it really worth to search for a lifetime partner. Why I'm... Read more »

Ambivalent information on risk via open mouth kissing

Hi Dr. Frascino,I hope you are well.I just want to note the numerous, ambivalent and highly... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Virus That Causes Genital Warts Linked to Oral Cancer: Study

...sexual debut has decreased -- all of which are linked to HPV-related oral cancers. "In a recent study ... it was shown that the risk of developing oral HPV infection increased with increases in lifetime oral or vaginal sex partners," they said.... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

...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? There are over 100... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Type Specific Persistence of High Risk Human Papillomavirus (HPV) as Indicator of High Grade Cervical Squamous Intraepithelial Lesions in Young Women: Population Based Prospective Follow Up Study

...lesion was diagnosed. Only few prospective cohort studies with reliable and sensitive methods for HPV testing have assessed the risk of new development of cervical neoplasia by using repeated measurements of genital HPV in their study design.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Study: Association of Sexual Abuse With Incident High-Risk Human Papillomavirus Infection Among Young African-American Women

... "Noticeably absent from the known risk factors for HPV is history of sexual abuse," wrote the study researchers, who sought to examine the association between incident Read more »
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Kissing shaft and sitting Risk too?

Posted by happyheart, 2 Replies
...kissed the shaft of his penis, which had no barrier. I gave his shaft two quick pecks. It didn't seem wet or anything. Am I at risk for getting HIV this way? Am I at risk from the french kissing, sitting on his penis without my own underwear on... Read more »

hiv transmits through kissing

Posted by maruti, 2 Replies
...this is vipin my age is 26,last week i kissed one girl its a open mouth kiss for 20secs,there was no blood in my mouth,no cuts,there is any chance to get hiv infection for Read more »

post to read every day

Posted by nightsunami, 7 Replies
anybody here infected by oral sex? i Read more »

Kissing a Risk for HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hello, Last night I French kissed a sex worker, stripper actually, several times and now I am scared to death that I may carry HIV home to my wife and kids. Should Read more »