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Telling A New Girlfriend About Hpv

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Gardasil (HPV) vaccine for those already with HPV (HPV Vaccine for MEN) (GARDASIL) VACCINE (HPV)

I'm a 43 year old man with HPV already, awaiting biopsy results to see if I have anal cancer as we speak. Is it a waist of time and resources to get the Gardasil (HPV) vaccine at this time, or will it help down the road whether I have anal...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Gardasil is a preventative, not a therapeutic vaccine. Consequently if you already have the HPV strains contained within the vaccine, getting inoculated will not provide any help. I'll reprint some information about Gardasil from the... Read more »

VACCINE (HPV) (HPV Vaccine for MEN) (GARDASIL)

I am man, 43 y.o. and HIV+.May I take the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine?... Read more »
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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... Read more »
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Telling Others You're HIV Positive: How'd You Do It?

For many gay men who have gone through the process of coming out as gay to themselves, their families and loved ones, telling others they're HIV positive is like coming out all over again. Read stories and tips from HIV-positive gay men who've... Read more »
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Tips on Telling Others You're Positive

How do you tell friends or family that you have been diagnosed with HIV? It's one of the greatest challenges you'll face -- and it's not something to rush into if you're not ready. Browse through these tips and you'll discover that sharing your... Read more »
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Tips on Telling Others You're Positive

How do you tell friends or family that you have been diagnosed with HIV? It's one of the greatest challenges you'll face -- and it's not something to rush into if you're not ready. Browse through these tips and you'll discover that sharing your... Read more »
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Need Help: Girlfriend has HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I met this wonderful woman 3 years ago. We both knew right away how we felt about each other. We've been talking and laughing all this time and our relationship "COULD BE" a dream come true. She's been turning me down as far as dating seriously all... Read more »

He tells me...after six months.

Posted by Cristo, 13 Replies
Hello all,
This is my first post, and until two days ago, I never even knew this website existed or that I would have a reason to come here. I have been dating a 29 year old man (I am 28) for the past six months and two days ago he told me... Read more »

My girlfriend just tol me she is positive.

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
My girlfriend of 3 months has just told me she is hiv positive. She said she didn't want to lose me so that is why she didn't tell me earlier. Now thinking back she always insisted that I wear a condom. I am really angry that she didn't tell me but... Read more »

If I am infected will my girlfriend get same signs

Posted by Anonymous
Had a risky encounter 6 weeks ago, unprotected vaginal for 15-30 seconds. I have felt sore muscles and joints,sore throat, small rash on arm excessive gas and diarreha, dry mouth and a mouth ulcer. Gas and diarreha started 9 days post exposure, rest... Read more »