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What Happens If You Have Hpv

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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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getiing pregnant with hpv?

hi. my name is missy. me and my husband have been tring to get me prgnant but sicene i have hpv it seems nothing ever happens and i was wondering if hpv is the thing that is causing me not to get pregnant because we even had sex on my most fertile...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
HPV is not a hepatitis virus but is a sexually transmitted infection. HPV is not associated with inability to conceive a baby. I would discuss this issue with your GYN doctor further. Evaluation for other causes of infertility are usually only done... Read more »

Opportunistic infections HPV

At what stage of HIV/ Aids are OIs such as the HPV virus likely to become a problem?...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
It depends on what kind of HPV-related problem you are talking about. HPV itself is not an opportunistic infection-- it is an STD that can happen to anyone, HIV- or HIV+, and mostly manifests itself as anogenital warts. While it is also true that... Read more »

hpv vs. toothbrush

my room-mate by accident mistaken my toothbrush from her's and used it to clean her vibrator. she was once diagnoise with hpv. she had a check up two months ago and the results came back normal. Can i get hpv from the toothbrush? oh, and i have...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Your roomie uses her toothbrush to clean her vibrator??? Hmm . . . unusual choice.As for your specific questions, you can relax. Not only would HPV not be transmissible via the vibrator-toothbrush route, but you are already immune to the... Read more »

pregnancy risk for hpv+

first of all thank you for the job you are doing.i like to know if there are any risk for the fetus if i get pregnant being hpv+.at the moment i have not any inside or outside warts, but what would it happen if after getting pregnant i get any...
John L. Sullivan, M.D.

Response from John L. Sullivan, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
Little is known about mother to infant transmission of human papilloma virus.JLS.... Read more »
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hpv,herpes, - different strains

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Alright, this plagues me. Most realize that hpv has many strains, and so does herpes. My questions is if you already have either can you still catch different strains or are you immune to them? We know hiv has different strains that you can catch. Read more »

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 and I flip. this sex thing is not for me... 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 »