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Warning Signs Of Cervical Cancer

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What are the warning signs of anal cancer?

Hi Dr. Bruce, Could you tell me, what would be some warning signs of anal cancer? I occasionally have a little blood in my stools. What would you advise? Thank you,Concerned...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
Anal cancer can indeed present at change in bowel habit; blood in stool, pain with bowel movements, lump or bump in the area, and so on. Most anal cancers in HIV'ers are related to the human papillomavirus (HPV); HPV causes anal warts. Many... Read more »

Abnormal papsmear and cervical cancer. I am soooooooooo scared

Hello. I am a very scared woman, and I hope you can help me. Last November I met a man and we... Read more »

HPV vaccine and cervical/oral cancer?

Hello Dr. Bob. This is the Mommy that you have always been so kind in easing the worries of,... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Studies Examine Ways to Prevent Cervical Cancer With Few Resources

Faster, more aggressive cervical cancer treatment could benefit low-income American women and women in developing countries who test positive for high-grade precancerous lesions, two recently published studies suggest. Though some of these women may... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Many Women Living With HIV Skip Pap Test Despite Increased Risk for Cervical Cancer, Study Finds

Nearly one in four women living with HIV did not receive an annual Pap test in the year prior to being interviewed, according to a study published in the Aug. 1, Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes , Reuters reports. Women with HIV... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Two-Thirds of South African Women at Risk for Cervical Cancer

The head of the National Health Laboratory Service and of anatomical pathology at Witwatersrand University is warning of a rise in human papillomavirus (HPV)-related diseases among South African women. Martin Hale said data from the World Health... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Laura Bush Discusses Foreign Aid, Work on AIDS, Cervical Cancer in ABC Interview

ABC News' "OTUS " blog features an interview with former first lady Laura Bush, who discusses the importance of foreign aid and how she and her husband, former President George W. Bush, "will be building off the success of [PEPFAR] and continuing to... Read more »
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Cervical Cancer??

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I found out in April that I have "pre-cancerous" cells on my cervix (after my doctor found HPV on my cervix in Feb). I've been waiting to have the procedure done & now its scheduled for July. As luck would have it, my ins is changing, so I may... Read more »

Re: Warning from JS

Posted by Ex_Male_Slut, 3 Replies
Any Doctor who suggests that it takes 5.8 months for 95% of newly infected people to show antibodies (with a healthy immune system to begin with) is a mis-informed professional.

Don't assume that such a Doctor knows all there is to know about all... Read more »

The reason not to use a PCR (WARNING)

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
There is a reason not to use a pcr rna for testing.
I had an oral exposure insertive and receptive with very little cum and caugt an std. I had almost none of the classic symptoms except thrush and swollen lymph nodes and within the first 2 weeks by... Read more »

signing my death wish...

Posted by Erica, 4 Replies
I have posted before. I am a recovering herion addict whos behavior in the past does warrent for a disease of this kind.

I started noticing symptoms awhile ago, but thought i was withdrawing form the methadone and herion, there is where I thought... Read more »