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What Does It Mean To Test Positive Human Papillomavirus

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Human Papillomavirus and HIV Disease

The human papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted infection in the US. About 20 million people are infected at any one time. Nearly half of all sexually active people have had HPV at some point in their lives. Since it often doesn't cause symptoms, many never know they've had it. Though most types of HPV do not cause serious disease, some can lead to cancerous conditions. Left untreated, these high-risk types can cause...
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re:hpv (HPV) (Human papillomavirus )

I have been diagnoses with high risk hpv. I am very alarmed about this. I have read the causes could be from immune system like hiv. I am so afraid of that. Does it necessarily mean that. I have lost some weight recently, and am concerned. Feel well...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Brigit,HPV (human papilloma virus) and HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) are two very distinct and different viruses. Having one does not mean you automatically have the other. I'll reprint some information about HPV below. Regarding... Read more »

HIV ANAL WART (Human Papillomavirus (HPV))

HIi have just been told by my doc i have an anal wart, im realley scared about HIV and i always use a condom so does the other guy, i dont know how ive got this wart if we both use protection(several partner) is there any risk of me getting HIVBEN...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Ben,Anal warts are caused by HPV (human papilloma virus). Unlike HIV, HPV can be transmitted by mere skin-to-skin contact. Condoms cover your tallywhacker, but when you're in the saddle pounding away, there is plenty of skin-to-skin... Read more »

HPV (HPV, 2011, HUMAN PAPILLOMAVIRUS, 2011)

Hi,this is a bit uncomfortable to ask but i guess i have to,last night i had a sex partner over and got so aroused that i gave him a felacio and felt that there was a little growth on his penis,almost like a wart...is there a way that i can be...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,No, there is no test for HPV the day after being exposed. I'll post some recent information from the CDC concerning HPV that I hope you'll find reassuring.Dr. BobHPV and Men - Fact SheetWhat is Genital Human Papillomavirus... Read more »

A question for humanity (BEING POSITIVE ABOUT BEING POSITIVE, 2009)

Hi Dr. Bob, I had written to you a couple of times but did'nt get an answer. I was worried of breast milk exposure with a massuese. I got tested negative on 7 occasions in 12 weeks (12th week included)on duo tests as well as a PCR DNA in week...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Friend from India,I've addressed the question of breast milk as an HIV-transmission risk for adults many times in this forum. Hopefully you found those responses in the archives. I'm delighted (although in no way surprised) your... Read more »
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ALL HUMAN BLOOD TESTS HIV POSITIVE !

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
ALL human blood tests HIV positive. THat's why it has to be diluter 51 times just for an antibody test.
The disclaimer on the ELISA, The Western Blot, and the Viral Load Test:
"There is NO RECOGNIZED STANDARD for detecting the absence or presence of... Read more »

Does this mean he is HIV positive please help

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Ok I hope I can find an answer to my question

i was married in Oct of 07 to a man who I met and fell in love with very quickly, When we first met I had him go to the clinic to be tested for STD's he went and showed me paperwork that he was negative... Read more »

Do TWO false positive ELISA tests mean I'm okay?

Posted by bobarama, 1 Reply
I had unprotected insertive vaginal, with a lady a few times. I then had a flu like illness with a flat rash on my chest and stomach.

A few weeks after that I tested and it was a positive ELISA with negative Western Blot.

I went back to test again 7... Read more »

The Meaning of Being HIV Positive

Posted by edanmilton
I am 24 years old, an immigrant to the US, a recent college graduate, recently moved to Seattle to be with my partner of eight months, non-alcoholic drinker, do not smoke, have not tried drugs and recently tested positive with HIV.

Do I feel shameful... Read more »