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Understanding Labs and HPV vaccine

Dear Dr. Holodniy,I was diagnosed HIV positive January 21, 2009. I did not suffer from any acute stage symptoms and I could have been infected for up to three years.My first labs: VL 17,800 CD4 675 (25%)My second most recent labs: Lymphocytes: 3,400...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...treatment with the potential for long term side effects or toxicities of HIV medications. There is no danger is receiving the HPV vaccine. It is more a question of does it work for this indication, particularly if you may have been exposed to HPV... Read more »

Side effects of HPV vaccine for girls (GARDASIL SIDE EFFECTS, 2009)

My granddaughter is 15 1/2 and my daughter will not have her get the HPV vaccine because she says... Read more »

HPV study

Hi - I just read the overview of the study on cervical and anal HPV from the conference held in... Read more »
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The Center for AIDS

The Human Papillomavirus (HPV): Lost in Space

...& Co., Inc., and Cervarix™, from GlaxoSmithKline, were recently approved to fight certain sexually transmitted strains of human papillomavirus (HPV), which is associated with genital warts and the development of cervical cancer. In March 2007,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Indiana: Parents of Sixth-Grade Girls Get Notice of HPV Vaccine

... Parents of sixth-grade girls in Indiana are receiving letters informing them about the link between human papillomavirus and cervical cancer and the availability of the HPV vaccine Gardasil. The two-page letter schools sent home to parents... 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

Social and Psychological Impact of HPV Testing in Cervical Screening: A Qualitative Study

... Human papillomavirus (HPV) testing has been proposed for inclusion in the UK cervical screening program. Though testing may bring some benefits to Read more »
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HIV Skin Symptoms (Pics) Please Read

Posted by WorriedOne, 2 Replies
...some serious questions since Ive been very concerned lately, quite honestly the last year or so. I have not been tested and understand I should be tested. I would just prefer for someone's Professional advice. Sorry for the long read. I had... Read more »

HPV/Genital Warts

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Hey, Whats up? My girl friend whom I've been with for a year now, recently got a pap smear done and she came up positive for HPV (abnormal cells). Me myself had been tested for STD's and a Visual Check up for HPV and in all tests I came up... Read more »

scared

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I had protected sex in nov and unprotected oral on me in dec, but recently in feb iwas diganose with genital warts very small ones , I had them removed and no open sores so now in april 4 I had someone peform oral on me now my throat hurts aand im... Read more »

KS worry

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Allow me to clarify my previous post. If a woman with HIV contained KS and were to perform fellatio on you, is there an increased risk of transmission? Are lesions usually pin-point sized or do they vary? I`m very worried and I`m sorry if it seems... Read more »