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Ways To Prevent Oral Warts

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The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

...before cervical cancer develops. When dysplasia is detected and treated early, cervical cancer can be prevented. Anal HPV is also very common among HIV-positive women. An anal Pap smear and physical examination are the best ways to detect anal dysplasia. It is important to ask your doctor to perform these tests on a regular basis. Several treatments are available for HPV, but they generally do not cure the disease, and some have significant...
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Oral warts

I am currently dealing with HPV presented as oral warts. I have spoken with a dentist and my HIV doctor but nobody seams to have a clear way to address this problem. I am very self-conscious about them since two are near my lower lip and can be...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thanks for your post.If you were my patient, I'd be consulting a dermatologist. There are at least a couple of therapeutic approaches, the first to use cyrotherapy (freezing), the other to use a medication like Aldara.Best of luck, BY Read more »

anal warts and oral sex

Can someone who is infected with HPV give the other anal warts by performing oral/anal sex on them?
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Duh.Yes. (Just another reason to consider using condoms.) Read more »

Oral Warts and Kissing

Can oral warts be transfered via kissing.Or is it more likely oral to genital and genital to oralthanks
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Response from David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Grady Health System
...Oral warts, which are caused by human papillomavirus (HPV), is highly contagious. As a matter of fact, HPV is the most common STD in America. Read more »

I am very Scared - Please Answer,

Hello Dr. Bob,I have written in a couple of times before. Can you please answer a couple of quick questions? I have been with my current girlfiend for almost 5 years. Before we got together, I had an EIA test done at the 5 month mark of last...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...years into your relationship. You just can't get any more negative than that. HIV is not your problem. No way. No how! OK?As for oral warts, I'm not sure where you got the 4/10 of 1% statistic, but even if it's true, your oral warts are not HIV... Read more »
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The Well Project

Cancers

...But KS behaves and is treated like a cancerous tumor. HHV-8 is transmitted through sexual contact or blood products. KS has always been less common in women, but is less common in all groups since the introduction of potent HIV drug... Read more »
The Well Project

Oral Sex: What's the Real Risk for HIV?

Table of Contents Studies on the Risks of Oral Sex Tips for Safer Oral Sex Taking Care of Yourself The chances of HIV being transmitted from an HIV+ person to an HIV-negativeperson depends on the type of contact. HIV is most easily... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

...HPV infection (are "cured"). They can later be infected with HPV again. Dysplasias and warts can be removed. There are several ways to do this: Burning them with an electric needle (electrocautery) or a laser Freezing them with liquid nitrogen... Read more »
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Preventing Other Infections

...out they HIV once they already have a low CD4 count and have begun to develop opportunistic infections. Fortunately, there are ways to treat these opportunistic infections. The best way is usually to begin taking HIV medications; once you start... Read more »
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Lost

Posted by LostNconfused, 5 Replies
I tested positive 3 days before Christmas and I think I am still numb to the fact. I haven't told any friends or family because I really don't know how and most are judgemental and I'm sure will walk away. But I guess if they do, then I didn't need... Read more »

Excessive Mastubation

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Ever since I found out that I'm poz, I've been spending a lot more time mastubating. Is that normal? Or could it be because of the amount of time I've been spending reading posts about sexual issues? Pleasing myself has become an every day thing... Read more »

Is there any way to sell unused meds?

Posted by readyandwilling, 5 Replies
After having received three months of Fuzeon from the pharmacy, my doctor switched my medication. I know that I can donate the meds to organization. But, I'm financially strapped and could use a few extra bucks. Is there a legal way of doing this? Read more »

Help for the Worried Warts

Posted by JonCage, 2 Replies
...in the throes of a major health crisis. I am referring to AIDS. The average person's life has been influenced in a number of ways by this modem-day plague. Unlike previous decades, individuals no longer feel as free to have unprotected or casual... Read more »