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What Are The Complications Of Hpv

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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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Is there a link between an Indeterminate Western Blot and HPV?

In 1999, after regularly donating my blood to the Red Cross for 12 years, they notified me that I had an indeterminant Western Blot test result. I was subsequently tested for HIV and was cleared. 8 years later, I was simultaneously diagnosed with...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,No. There is no link. You are HIV negative. Your problem is solely related to HPV, a totally different virus, and its complications (cervical cancer).You can read much more about HPV as well as HIV testing in the archives of this forum.Good... Read more »

HPV Update

Dear Dr. Young, I had three treatments to rid my body of HPV in 2003; any updates on exposure and treatment?Regards, Lee...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello Lee and thanks for posting.There's been a lot of increased knowledge about HPV since 2003- including the availability of vaccines that can prevent HPV infection in the first place. These vaccines are generally recommended for adolescents... Read more »

hiv and hpv

I have been diagnosed with hpv in my rectum and herpes 1. I have not engaged in any sex in about a year and a half and on Wednesday was my recent time. The individual that I met with was online. He came over and begin to finger me with no lube....he...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,With all these details, this can get a little complicated, so let me try to break it down.It's not really the HPV that we're talking about, it's the tear on your butthole. We know it was open because you were... Read more »

HPV and Hiv

Hi doctor, Im afraid because I development a wart in my ass. I think it will be hpv. Im nerbous because I have hiv and my cd4 is only 141. I started my treatment last march. If I really have hpv this is very serious? I will see a doctor in 25 de...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for posting.Human papilloma virus infections are very common in the general population, but especially among people living with HIV. While not an emergency, getting screening and care for HPV-related complications (ranging from... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous
what is hpv inflection, how common and is it a serious disease?

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Oral HPV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
What are symptoms of Oral HPV? Dothey hurt/ How long to they last? Read more »

relationship hpv & hiv

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


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
if a guy has intercourse with a girl (who has hpv) what would be symptoms that he should look out for? would you definitely get it if you had intercourse. curious... Read more »