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Ways Hpv Is Transmitted

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Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

What Is HPV? How Can HPV Be Detected? Can HPV Infection Be Prevented? 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? Genital human papilloma virus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted infection (STI). There are over 120 HPV types. One study found HPV in 77%...
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Transmitting HPV to men

Three years ago I was diagnosed with dysplasia - precancerous cells on my cervix due to HPV. I was treated (cryotherapy) and my following colposcopy showed that there were no cancerous cells left. Is there any way that my HPV could cause my...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
It sounds like that BOTH you and your boyfriend have or have had an HPV infection (human papillomavirus, "the wart virus").It would be most unlikely that your HPV could cause your boyfriend's warts to worsen. Given that you both have... Read more »

Can a man transmit HPV disease to his spouse? Can he have children

Thanks for your answer to my previous question. It is good news that people, who have anogenital warts, can have children. Now I come to another related quesion. Assume that the man has anogenital warts, while his spouse does not. In the process...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
If a man has anogenital warts, then he is presumably HPV infected. He indeed may transmit this to his spouse if she were to be HPV-negative. His spouse may already be infected with HPV given her exposure. In any event, the woman can give birth.... Read more »

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 »

can HPV be transmitted thru oral sex?

a potential partner has just found out she is hpv positive.can i get hpv if we have oral sex? I'm a 28 year old female and i believe beyond the age requirement for the vaccine...i am not going to stop seeing this girl because of this recent...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,I'll reprint some information from the archives that addresses your concern. As for the Guardasil vaccine, if you are HPV negative, you could still benefit from getting vaccinated, despite being 28 years old.Good luck.Dr. BobHPVJun 3, 2007... Read more »
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Can HIV be transmitted this way?

Posted by jacob123, 2 Replies
I know ive asked a similar question but it still paranoids me. Lets say a s small amount of HIV+ blood went in the water(not visible). Then 10 minutes later, someone drinks that water. What are the chances of catching HIV? Because i was playing... 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 negative.... Read more »

HPV

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Can someone please help me...i'am confused about some things today i got a letter from my gyn saying i tested positive for HPV...i'am 37 years old and have been married for 12 years..and we both have been faithful to one another...my daughter tested... Read more »

relationship hpv & hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
What is different between hpv and hiv. What is their relationship? Read more »