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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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Side effects of HPV vaccine for girls (GARDASIL SIDE EFFECTS, 2009)

My granddaughter is 15 1/2 and my daughter will not have her get the HPV vaccine because she says there are bad side effects.I'm sure she isn't sexually active but I'm worried that she will became so and get infected. What percentage...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Gardasil is considered to be a safe and effective vaccine; otherwise it wouldn't have gained FDA approval or still be on the market. Like almost all vaccines Gardasil can cause local discomfort, swelling, itching, bruising and redness at the... Read more »

Effects of HPV on testing

Doctor Frascino,I read that there are certain types of HPV that have been know to delay HIV seroconversion. I have HPV, so how long do I have to wait for a conclusive result? Please and thank you....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Where did you read that? Perhaps in "The Journal of Irreproducible Results???" Whoever wrote it was misinformed. HPV infection does not affect the body's ability to make specific anti-HIV antibodies. Nor does it affect the duration... Read more »

HPV effects on Labs

Hi Dr. Henry,I'm having a reoccurance of gential warts (about 2 months now) and due for my labs soon. Will this outbreak affect my labs any?Thank You...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Outbreaks of genital warts generally dont have much of an impact on safety or HIV related blood tests. KH... Read more »

Does HPV Effect Labs?

I was diagnosed 6 months ago-1st labs CD4 600 VL 10,600, 3 months later CD4 800 VL 9,500. I'm due for my next set but noticed what appear to be anal warts (I've had them before). Will this outbreak influence my labs, the way other viral...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
It has not really been studied, but unlikely given that it is a local infection.... Read more »
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HPV Treatment

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I was diagnosed with HPV about 6 months ago. I've done a lot of research on HPV to educate myself. However, i have been having trouble finding information on laser treatment. i just had laser treatment last thursday and I just want to find some... Read more »

HPV/Genital Warts

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hey, Whats up? My girl friend whom I've been with for a year now, recently got a pap smear done and she came up positive for HPV (abnormal cells). Me myself had been tested for STD's and a Visual Check up for HPV and in all tests I came up negative.... 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 »

Just Diagnosed with HPV...possible link to HIV?

Posted by am2394, 3 Replies
Hi all,
I had a possible HIV exposure in late July...i am a 21 year old female. I had unprotected sex with the friend of a friend. he did not ejaculate inside me. i have no reason to think he is HIV+, but he is the first person i have ever been... Read more »