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Type Of Virus That Causes Genital Warts

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AIDS InfoNet

Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

...active people get at least one type of HPV infection. Some types of HPV cause common warts of the hands or feet. Infections of the hands and feet are usually not transmitted through sexual activity. Several types of HPV cause genital warts on the penis, vagina, and rectum. Those with HIV can get worse sores in the rectum and cervical areas. HPV can also cause problems in the mouth or on the tongue or lips. Other types of HPV can cause...
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Plantar Warts

Dr. Feinberg -- I was diagnosed w/HIV last year in July. I have had no opportunistic infections, other than anemia caused by the medication and 2 anal warts, which were removed. My numbers are good: VL less than 50, CD4 825. I'm on...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...Plantar warts are caused by the same kind of virus that causes genital warts, although there are many different strains. Warts are transmissible, and close personal contact is assumed to be important, Read more »

HPV

I need to know how HPV is transfered from woman to woman? I have beed told that it is contaigous, however no one can tell me how. Also is it possible to get HPV in the mouth? and if so what would it look like the break out on the genetial area?
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...HPV, the virus that causes genital warts, is transmitted by close contact, regardless of the sex of the transmitter and 'transmittee'. It can occur in the mouth and Read more »

What about warts?

Aside from HIV, I also battle genital and anal warts. My doctor is aware of this and she prescribes Condilox, with which I remove them as soon as I notice them. However I'm concerned about warts inside the anus. I read that they go away with...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...spontaneously resolve, as this is unlikely to ever happen. There is also a risk HPV (human papilloma virus), the virus that causes genital warts, can cause anal cancer. Don't delay; get treated now.Dr. Bob Read more »

Lesbians, HPV, and genital warts

Hi Rick,My partner has HPV and seems to be having a re-occurance of warts (for which she is being treated by OB/GYN). This is the first time she has had actual warts since I have been with her, though I understand that she has had the HPV virus. ...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...Thank you for your question. HPV, the virus that causes genital warts, is primarily transmitted through direct genital-to-genital contact, and direct genital-to-anal contact, with or without intercourse. Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Virus That Causes Genital Warts Linked to Oral Cancer: Study

... A new study suggests human papillomavirus (HPV) could be behind a rise in oropharyngeal (head and neck) squamous cell cancer cases in the United States and in some northern Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Genital Wart Virus May Raise Men's Risk of HIV

...attributable to oncogenic types HPV-16 and HPV-18. The quadrivalent vaccine can also prevent low-risk HPV-6 and HPV-11, which cause genital warts. "[Hazard ratio] estimates from our analysis suggest that prophylactic vaccines that provide... Read more »
The Well Project

Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents What Is HPV? Genital Warts Dysplasia and Cervical Cancer Dysplasia and Anal Cancer HPV is More Common and Can Be More Serious for HIV+ People Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Human Papillomavirus and Genital Warts

...About one-third of the HPV types are spread through sexual contact and live only in genital tissue. Low-risk types of HPV cause genital warts, the most recognizable sign of genital HPV infection. Other high-risk types of HPV cause cervical cancer... Read more »
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help....Hiv and genital warts

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
...everbody my name is john, 25 and need some help,,, i found out i had hiv about 7 months ago and at the same time was told i had genital warts, which at the time did not know what was the hardest to deal with in a funny kind of way, i know the hiv... Read more »

window for STDs

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Does anyone know hoe long it would take for a STD to show up on your body ? like HEP or Warts ? ect... all these sexually transmitted diseases its been a few months since I last had sex I am waiting out the window period I have had no symptoms and... Read more »

New Hope for HIV Eradication

Posted by Mondo, 4 Replies
...be on track to get at the HIV that hides inside cells and keeps the infection going; if so, they could perhaps eradicate the virus from the body entirely, according to an article published in the July issue of Retrovirology. The latest research... Read more »

Prostitutes vs.safe sex

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Is there such a thing as safe sex with a prostitute? Barring condom failure, should there really be a concern? This is not a moral issue for me, it is a serious inquiry. Background is I am a single father raising 2 children devoting my time to my... Read more »