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What Does Hpv Do To Your Body

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HPV and cancerThe Body: Rick Sowadsky M.S.P.H., C.D.S, Answers to Safe Sex Questions

I was just diagnosed with anal warts and am petrified of getting cervical or anal cancer. I heard that there is a test out now that will identify the HPV strain. I'm afraid that I will never be able to get through a day without worrying about...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...direct genital-to-genital contact, or direct genital-to-anal contact.Genital warts are found in the genital and anal areas of the body. Onceagain, they are not transmitted through any form of casual contact.Because HPV is a virus, we cannot cure... Read more »

hpv and condom useThe Body: Rick Sowadsky M.S.P.H., C.D.S, Answers to Safe Sex Questions

If my partner and I both have the HPV virus (but no warts), should we avoid oral sex? If my partner... 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... Read more »
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The Center for AIDS

The Human Papillomavirus (HPV): Lost in Space

...& Co., Inc., and Cervarix™, from GlaxoSmithKline, were recently approved to fight certain sexually transmitted strains of human papillomavirus (HPV), which is associated with genital warts and the development of cervical cancer. In March 2007,... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

...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... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Making Sense of Your Pap and HPV Test Results

...your uterus (womb). It is part of a woman's reproductive system. What causes cervical cancer? A virus , called genital human papillomavirus (pap-ah-LOmah- VYE-rus) -- also just called HPV -- can cause normal cells on your cervix to turn... 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 Read more »
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HPV and oral sex?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hi Im the same sguy with the OCD oral sex herpes problem. I was wonderin about HPV. 6 months and no signs. Am I in the clear with that as well? On a sidenote Im not going to have sex ever. Ive had only one BJ Read more »

HIV and HPV

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...and have my plantar wart removed. The Dermotogist told me that the reason I had this persistant plantar wart was because my body was not making a immune response to the HPV virus. This scared the hell out of me. I have tested negative for HIV... Read more »

HPV POST SURGERY

Posted by HealingPower, 1 Reply
...rectum, I was worried about other yellowish blood but the nurse(my surgeons nurse) said he said everything was normal. I KNOW my body is trying to heal itself. So far this is what I do. I got to work (half days) 9-2 or 3pm (take some aleve, or... Read more »

Scientists Discover 'Natural Barrier' to HIV

Posted by MOCHA
...Center in Amsterdam. "And since generally all tissues on the outside of our bodies have Langerhans cells, we think that the human body is equipped with an antiviral defense mechanism, destroying incoming viruses," Geijtenbeek said. The finding,... Read more »