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What Does Hpv Virus Mean

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What do you mean when you said that people can clear infections by HPV (the wart virus)?

Hi, I am really confused about this, you stated in one of your responses that "The majority of folks who get HPV develop immunity to the infection and actually clear the virus" When you say clear do you mean that even if they had, had hpv...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
I had said on a prior response, that the majority of folks who get HPV (the wart virus, human papilloma virus) develop immunity to the infection and actually clear the virus. For these folks, HPV infection is no different than how we all go through... Read more »

HPV/Anal Cancer (HUMAN PAPILLOMA VIRUS) (HPV)

I've previously had anal HPV over 20 years ago due to one sexual encounter. None since that... 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 »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HPV Key Link to Unusual Form of Cancer

Human papillomavirus has long been linked to cervical squamous cell cancer, the most common type of cervical cancer. In a new study, researchers found that HPV is also associated with an unusual form, cervical adenocarcinoma. In eight... Read more »
The Well Project

Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) and HIV/AIDS

Table of Contents What is HPV? Prevention of HPV Genital Warts Cervical Dysplasia and Cervical Cancer Anal Dysplasia and Anal Cancer Taking Care of Yourself What Is HPV? Human papillomavirus (HPV) is the name of a large group... 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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Arizona: Study Links HPV Virus to Rare Cancer in Heterosexual Men

While the risks of human papillomavirus (HPV) to women are well-documented, preliminary research shows the virus may pose a cancer risk to heterosexual men, too. Most people who contract HPV resolve the infection on their own. Certain HPV strains... Read more »
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HIV and HPV

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hello All,

I had a high risk exposure to a female sex worker, since this risk I have had many symptoms that have for the most part cleared. Before this encounter for oh see two years, i have had a plantar wart on the bottom of my foot. I just... Read more »

HPV

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Can someone please help me...i'am confused about some things today i got a letter from my gyn saying i tested positive for HPV...i'am 37 years old and have been married for 12 years..and we both have been faithful to one another...my daughter tested... Read more »

Yeast infections, BV, and HPV

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I am starting to go crazy here thinking I may have HIV. I was told about two years ago that I had HPV which gave me an abnormal pap smear. A colposcopy was done that showed I had mild dysplasia. My pap and hpv test last year showed a negative... Read more »

ARS symptoms means virus can be detected?

Posted by jxr
Hi...If you have ARS symptoms two weeks after an unsafe episode and these symptoms are actually a sign of HIV infection, will the PCR test be able to detect the presence of HIV in that short time frame. After all, the symptoms of fighting the... Read more »