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What Cancers Are Caused By Hpv

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AIDS InfoNet

Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

... What Is HPV? How Is HPV 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? There are over 100 viruses known as human papilloma virus (HPV). They are common. One study found HPV in 77% of HIV-positive women. HPV is...
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Anal sex after cancer treatment

I went through a bout with anal cancer this spring. Chemo and radiation got the tumor - all clear now. The radiation ended up narrowing my anal canal. I'm too embarrassed to ask my doc about anal sex. Is it safe or is this part on my sexual life...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Congratulations on beating anal cancer!Now what's this nonsense about being too embarrassed to talk to your doctor? You should be able to discuss anything with your physician. If you can't, you need to find a physician with whom you can work more... Read more »

re:hpv (HPV) (Human papillomavirus )

I have been diagnoses with high risk hpv. I am very alarmed about this. I have read the causes could be from immune system like hiv. I am so afraid of that. Does it necessarily mean that. I have lost some weight recently, and am concerned. Feel well...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...you've placed yourself at risk by having unprotected sex, you'll need to get an HIV test at the three-month mark.Good luck.Dr. BobHuman papillomavirus (HPV) February 22, 2006 What Is HPV? How Is HPV Detected? Can HPV Infection Be Prevented? How... Read more »

HIV ANAL WART (Human Papillomavirus (HPV))

HIi have just been told by my doc i have an anal wart, im realley scared about HIV and i always use a condom so does the other guy, i dont know how ive got this wart if we both use protection(several partner) is there any risk of me getting HIVBEN
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...will screen him. If you have additional questions after that, write back and I'll try to assist. Be well. Stay well. Dr. Bob Human Papillomavirus (HPV)November 21, 2007What Is HPV? How Is HPV Detected? Can HPV Infection Be Prevented? How Are HPV... Read more »

HPV and HIV

I was recently diagnosed with HPV. I have been HIV+ for 10 years and am currently on no medication. Have maintained my health very well-no HIV related sicknesses. How interrelated are HPV and HIV in women. I don't know a lot about HPV but am...
John L. Sullivan, M.D.

Response from John L. Sullivan, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
...HPV [ Human papillomaviruses] are very common throughout the world and infect epithelial [ surface] cells of the skin including the mouth and genital tract. Read more »
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U.S. Food and Drug Administration

HPV (Human Papillomavirus)

... What is HPV? HPV (human papillomavirus) is a sexually transmitted virus. It is passed on through genital contact (such as vaginal and anal sex). It is also passed on Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

FDA Advisory Committee Supports Approval of Gardasil for Prevention of Anal Cancer and AIN in Both Men and Women

...because anal cancer affects both men and women and the disease is similar in both genders. Up to 90 percent of anal cancers are caused by HPV, with HPV 16 and 18 causing approximately 80 percent of those cases. Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Mixed Feeling About HPV Vaccine

... A sizable majority of US pediatricians and family practice physicians stock and recommend the human papillomavirus vaccine for their patients, suggest the results of a recent analysis in the journal Pediatrics. About 90 percent of respondents Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HPV Vaccines Not Reaching Needy

... Girls from states where cervical cancer mortality is high have relatively poor uptake of a vaccine against human papillomavirus (HPV), says a new study. Virtually all cervical cancer is caused by HPV. Mississippi and Arkansas have the highest... Read more »
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do genital warts cause cancer in men

Posted by team1, 1 Reply
...they do cause cervical cancer in women among other things. but its been stated that the warts are harmless to men? is that true? Read more »

NEW ARTICLE

Posted by Anonymous
...United States has the highest rate of sexual disease in the developed world, and a higher rate than some developing countries. Human papillomavirus is the most common incurable sexual disease in the United States, with as many as 24 million... Read more »

Scientists Discover 'Natural Barrier' to HIV

Posted by MOCHA
...recognized more than 25 years ago, it is actually not very good at infecting humans, relatively speaking. For example, the human papillomavirus (HPV), which causes cervical cancer, is nearly 100 percent infectious, Laurence noted. That means... Read more »

Prank Questions

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...what these "warts" are, so it would be best if you had them checked out by a doctor. Genital warts are caused by a virus, the human papillomavirus (HPV), that is transmitted by coming into contact with someone's skin (in the genital area) that is... Read more »