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What Do I Do If My Girlfriend Has Hpv

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Anal pap smear; Could I have picked up HPV infection from my girlfriend with cervical precancer

Dear Dr.A few years ago, I had a girlfriend with cervical precancer. I am assuming that I am at risk for HPV because of this. For the past year I have had intermittent burning/itching around the anal opening and went to a gastroenterologist. He...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
You've raised some very interesting points. HPV, also known as the wart virus, can indeed spread from the cervical region of a woman to both your genital and your anal areas. So it is conceivable that you have HPV infection in either or both of... 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... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Boys Should Get Routine HPV Vaccination, CDC Panel Says

All children ages 11-12, boys as well as girls, should routinely be vaccinated against human papillomavirus, CDC's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices recommended Tuesday. CDC has recommended routine vaccination of girls for five years. Two... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

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... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Women and HIV: Human Papillomavirus

Introduction What is HPV? HPV Screening and Treatment HPV in Women With HIV HPV Vaccines Vaccine Fears and Hopes Selected Sources Introduction A majority of sexually active adults carry the human papillomavirus (HPV), but until recently,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Infection in Heterosexual South African Men Attending Sexual Health Services: Associations Between HPV and HIV Serostatus

The study authors assessed distribution of human papillomavirus genotypes and determined the associations between HPV and HIV co-infection in sexually active heterosexual men with anogenital warts (GW), male urethral discharge and asymptomatic men. ... Read more »
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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 »

My girlfriend just tol me she is positive.

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
My girlfriend of 3 months has just told me she is hiv positive. She said she didn't want to lose me so that is why she didn't tell me earlier. Now thinking back she always insisted that I wear a condom. I am really angry that she didn't tell me but... Read more »

Girlfriend in the Navy

Posted by Anonymous
I had girlfriend that was in the Navy from '97 - '99. I was wondering the likelyhood that she had HIV:
1. When she went into the Navy.
2. When she was stationed over seas.
3. When she was discharged.

Any statistics that I could find would be of great... Read more »

my girlfriend wont get tested

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I seroconverted in April 2004 and recieved my results in July 2004 -I am 99.9% sure I got hiv from my girlfriend who is an IV drug user. I have never had unprotected sex except for 2 people - my last girlfriend and my current one. She will not go... Read more »