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.

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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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