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What Can You Do To Prevent Anal Warts

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HPV/anal warts

Dear Dr,Following on a question posted on another part of this forum, i have a question: There seems to be a link between anal warts, hpv and anal cancer. My boyfriend seems very sensible to these, while I never had any. They are rather annoying to...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Good questions. The potential role of HPV vaccination in the setting of HIV infection is unclear at present but merits study (some underway and some preliminary studies suggest some possible benefit to prevent warts/cancer risk). Some clinics are... Read more »

Anal warts in HIV

Hi Doctors. I'm recently infected then diagnosed with HIV (less than 4 months as of Nov 20/10). All... Read more »

Can I use Aldara as preventative medicine against anal warts?

About 4 months ago I was with somebody and found out through a friend that they were infected with... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Human Papillomavirus Vaccination of Males: Attitudes and Perceptions of Physicians Who Vaccinate Females

...percent), and 19-26 (92.7 percent) years. Physicians agreed that males should be vaccinated to prevent transmission of genital and anal warts (52.9 percent strongly, 36.0 percent somewhat) and to protect females from cervical cancer (75.3 percent... Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

Health Concerns for Gay Men

...HIV rates and other STDs as well, unless immediate public-health intervention takes place. Advertisement Genital/anal warts Genital and anal warts are caused by infection with the human papilloma virus (HPV). Genital warts on the... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Anal Cancer Increasing Among People Living With HIV

...caused by infection with high-risk types of human papillomavirus (HPV) -- low-risk types of the virus can cause genital and anal warts. The rate of anal cancer appears to be increasing in the era of antiretroviral therapy. 1-5 A recent... Read more »
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surgery for anal warts

Posted by bakcake, 3 Replies
...I am facing anal wart surgery in a week. i would like to know what happens step by step during the surgery Read more »

anal warts

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
do gynecologists perform anal pap smears or check for warts back there? I think I may have them Read more »

Anal wart surgery

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
...I am about to have surgery for anal warts that I have in my anal canal. I was wondering if anyone else has had the outpatient surgery and tell me wht it's like post-op. Read more »

Wanting to be a bottom again

Posted by ONLYME, 1 Reply
...I have been a btm all of my gay life up until 2 years ago when i discovered i was poz and had anal warts inside in out. I have had 7 painful laser surgeries to remove the warts which has cause some scaring around the anus. However Read more »