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What Is An Hpv Infection

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hpv infection (HPV, HUMAN PAPILLOMA VIRUS AND HIV/AIDS, 2010)

hello Dr. Frascino, I know that HIV is more your area of expertise but I was wondering if you knew anything about hpv. I was diagnosed with hpv about 10 years ago and was reading recently that some percentage of people actually clear the infection,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...completely clears the infection. (See below.)Hope that helps.Dr. BobHuman Papilloma Virus (HPV) and HIV/AIDS April 2010What Is HPV?Human Papillomavirus (HPV) is the name of a large group of viruses. Certain types of HPV cause warts on the hands... Read more »

Anal Cancer Testing for HIV+HPV Infection

Ok, Inspired by the recent publicity of Farrah Fawcett's current cancer struggle. One doctor on... Read more »
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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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In HIV-Infected Women, Prevalence, Diversity, Persistence and Detection of New HPV Infection Is Greater in the Anus Than in the Cervix

...to monitor the long-term complications of HIV and AIDS in this era of therapy. My area of interest and research is with HPV [human papillomavirus] in women -- HPV and HIV coinfection in women -- with particular emphasis on the burden of HPV... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Anal HPV Infection Clears Quickly in Women

...cancer among women is so much rarer than cervical cancer," said Shvetsov. The researchers assessed factors associated with anal human papillomavirus infection and its clearance by performing a longitudinal study of 431 sexually active women.... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Male Circumcision Reduces Risk of Genital Herpes and HPV Infection, but Not Syphilis

...of acquiring two common sexually transmitted infections?herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2), the cause of genital herpes, and human papillomavirus (HPV), which can cause cancer and genital warts, according to a report in the March 26 issue of the... Read more »
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Yeast infections, BV, and HPV

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...approx a yr. ago with my ex boyfriend who had had many many partners prior to me I remember having horrible recurring yeast infections at the beginning and middle of our 1 1/2 year relationship. So moral of the story is that I am FREAKNIg out! I... Read more »

Is it true

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...that women with HIV will always have abnormal papsmears? Also, a high possiblity to contract cervical cancer if they have HPV?? Read more »

Abnormal pap smear

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...My doctor just informed me that my pap smear was abnormal. Could this be an indication of HIV infection? I possibly had an exposure Feb, tested Neg End of April. Read more »

Infection in the vulvar tube ?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I have been checked for some STD with blood analysis, a viral cultive, and a pap ( they didnt checked me for HPV , because they told me that I didnt have any lession ). Well, although my boyfriend has been checked too and he seems to be negative Read more »