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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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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 as we speak. Is it a waist of time and resources to get the Gardasil (HPV) vaccine at this time, or will it help down the road whether I have anal...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Gardasil is a preventative, not a therapeutic vaccine. Consequently if you already have the HPV strains contained within the vaccine, getting inoculated will not provide any help. I'll reprint some information about Gardasil from the... Read more »

GARDASIL FOR PEOPLE WITH HPV (GARDASIL VACCINE) (HPV VACCINE FOR THOSE ALREADY INFECTED WITH HPV, 2008)

Hello Dr. Francisco, Im a 24yr old male who recently found out has HPV, as a consequence my girlfriend also has it, but anyway my in my desperation to find information about it I found this site, question is: would it hurt just to try GARDASIL, you...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Actually, my name if Frascino, not Francisco. So you can call me Dr. Bob.Regarding HPV, there are many different variants. But only a very few are associated with the subsequent development of cancer. The million dollar question remains... Read more »

VACCINE (HPV) (HPV Vaccine for MEN) (GARDASIL)

I am man, 43 y.o. and HIV+.May I take the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,There are no specific contraindications to getting the Gardasil (HPV) vaccine for those who are HIV infected. However, what we don't know for certain just yet is whether or not it is equally effective in HIVers compared to the... Read more »

please, need help with my mixed status relationship

Hi,I am a hiv positive woman and I have been with my boyfriend who is negative, for 6 years. He has been great about putting up with the sexual limitations and the strain that hiv puts on a relationship. We really love each other, but I feel bad...
Robert H. Remien, Ph.D.

Response from Robert H. Remien, Ph.D.

Columbia University
Thank you for your question. Unfortunately, I am not able to tell you about anything you don't already know. You are obviously fairly well informed on the issues related to microbicide development. There are products that are in various... Read more »
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My boyfriend has HIV-need to talk with someone.

Posted by Anonymous, 10 Replies
I RECENTLY FOUND OUT MY BOYFRIEND IS HIV POSITIVE. I AM CONFUSED,SAD,AND NEED SOMEONE TO TALK TO. Read more »