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Telling Your Partner You Have 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 »

HPV Vaccine for Men (HPV) (GARDASIL FOR MEN)

Are there any recommendations for men (esp poz gay men) to get the HPV vaccine?... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Bush Tells Botswana U.S. Will Be Its Partner in Fighting AIDS

"You will not face this enemy alone," President Bush pledged Thursday to Botswana, the nation with the worlds highest AIDS infection rate. Bushs remarks in Gaborone were greeted with chants of "Pula! Pula!" ("all good things"). More than 38 percent... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

What About the Partners of Women With Abnormal Pap or Positive HPV Tests?

In detailing the background of the current study, the authors observed: "Because high-risk HPV [human papillomavirus] is highly prevalent in the general population, usually transient, and rarely causes clinical symptoms, and because diagnostic and... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Condom Use Reduces Young Women's Risk of Contracting HPV, Study Says

Young women whose partners use condoms every time they have sex are 70% less likely to contract the human papillomavirus than women whose partners use condoms less than 5% of the time, according to a study published in the June 22 edition of the ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Making Sense of Your Pap and HPV Test Results

This booklet is for women who got screened for cervical cancer with a Pap test and an HPV test. It will help answer common questions about: What is cervical cancer? What is HPV? Cervical cancer screening tests What Does My Pap Test Result... Read more »
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Telling your partner

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Guys, I know some of you out there are probably feeling very guilty about your exposures and I'm sure you don't know if you should tell your partners or not. I had the same nightmare and just wanted to share my thoughts with you...

Every relationship... Read more »

TELLING SEX PARTNERS YOUR STATUS

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
JUST DIAGNOSED IN FEBRUARY...cd4 WENT UP FROM 316 TO 470 AND VIRAL LOAD DROPPED 68,000 TO 24,000....NOT ON MEDS, DR WATCHING ME...

I AM SINGLE AND ENJOY SEX...SHOULD I TELL ALL I ENCOUNTER THAT ARE POTENTIAL SEX PARTNERS..OR ONLY THOSE WHO WANT TO... Read more »

To tell or not to tell?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I told my husband about what I did. Was I wrong or selfish for doing so? Would you rather be lied to if you ask someone if they have cheated? I felt I put my partner in danger and that he had the right to know. Not to hurt him, so he would not... Read more »

Telling my family

Posted by workaholic, 5 Replies
I was recently diagnosed on April 14, 2011. I have since told my best friend, my partner and my sister and brother-in-law. Besides my parents... these are the closest people to me in the world. My situation is..... I am terrified on how to tell... Read more »