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Time Frame After Contracting Herpes Before It Shows Up On An Std Test

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HPV -cancer time frame

About 8 months ago I contracted hpv from a woman that had cervical cancer. I am HIV- and I am now experiencing some more severe symptoms like swollen lymph glands in the groin and general malaise. I was also negative for all other STD's.Are...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
The actual strains of HPV which cause cancer (strains 16, 18, and a few others) are the same in HIV+ and HIV- folks. However, in HIV+ patients, the growth of HPV-related lesions (either warts or cancer) tends to be more rapid because of the... Read more »

Herpes Contraction Risk

I am a 30-year old woman with no STDs. I performed unprotected oral sex on a man with herpes... Read more »

Contracted MRSA and Herpes from being rimmed

To Dr. Bob,On May 31st, 2007 I went to a Massage Parlour where I received oral sex with saran wrap... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Genital Herpes Prevalence Down Among Teens, Adults; Number of Syphilis, Other STD Cases Rising, Studies Say

Genital herpes prevalence in the United States has decreased "significantly" in recent years, federal health officials said on Monday at the 2004 National STD Prevention Conference in Philadelphia, the New York Times reports. Dr. Fujie Xu and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

People With HSV-2 Are Probably Two to Three Times More Lkely to Contract HIV

Doctors are warning that genital herpes (HSV-2) -- which is believed to infect an estimated one in eight Australians -- can facilitate HIV infection. Dr. Darren Russell, director of Cairns Sexual Health, said people with HSV-2 are probably two to... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

American Social Health Association Loses CDC Contract for HIV/AIDS, STD Hotlines

The Research Triangle Park, N.C.-based not-for-profit organization American Social Health Association on Monday lost a bid for a federal contract with CDC for its largest program, which includes two national telephone hotlines that provide... 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 »
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some symptoms, time frame question

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi,

I had a very risky unprotected exposure about a week and a half ago. Shortly after I experienced a discharge and pain during urination. I main concern is HIV. About 7-8 days later I started to feel very slugish with a bit of a sore throat. I... Read more »

HIV ANTI-BODY TEST & THE WINDOW PERIOD TIME FRAME

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Good Day,
Here's what the nation's leading authority on HIV testing has to say about the HIV anti-body test and the time it takes to detect infection.
Oh, and let us not bastardize this information to sooth our worries.
The CDC (Center for Disease... Read more »

some symptoms, time frame question

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi,

I had a very risky unprotected exposure about a week and a half ago. Shortly after I experienced a discharge and pain during urination. I main concern is HIV. About 7-8 days later I started to feel very slugish with a bit of a sore throat. I... Read more »

WINDOW PERIOD - TIME FRAME CHANGING

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
It definitely appears that the time frame of the window period (with the new generation of tests) is changing to a maximum of 3 months. The GMHC says that 98% of people will test pos. within 6 weeks if they are infected. Dr. Mark Holodniy on The... Read more »