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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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Looking for advice: Recurrent Yeast Infections/HPV

Hi Doctor,Thank you very much for your time. I am overcome with a sense of worry and dread and looking for next steps. My worry stems from contracting oral gonorrhea in 2006 from unprotected oral sex. I did not have vaginal sex nor was I at the time...
David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.

Response from David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.

South Florida Center for Counseling and Therapy
Thanks for writing and congratulations on your accomplishments. Your risk of HIV based on the exposure in 2006 is extremely low/virtually nonexistent. For peace of mind you could take a second test at a testing center (results are back in as... 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 as we speak. Is it a waist of time and resources to get the Gardasil (HPV) vaccine at this time, or will it help down the road whether I have anal...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Gardasil is a preventative, not a therapeutic vaccine. Consequently if you already have the HPV strains contained within the vaccine, getting inoculated will not provide any help. I'll reprint some information about Gardasil from the... Read more »

GARDASIL FOR PEOPLE WITH HPV (GARDASIL VACCINE) (HPV VACCINE FOR THOSE ALREADY INFECTED WITH HPV, 2008)

Hello Dr. Francisco, Im a 24yr old male who recently found out has HPV, as a consequence my girlfriend also has it, but anyway my in my desperation to find information about it I found this site, question is: would it hurt just to try GARDASIL, you...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Actually, my name if Frascino, not Francisco. So you can call me Dr. Bob.Regarding HPV, there are many different variants. But only a very few are associated with the subsequent development of cancer. The million dollar question remains... Read more »

Thanks and question about HPV (HPV, 2009)

Dr. Bob. I would like to thank you for being so compassive with all people that ask questions. I am a 49 year old man from Mexico City. I had several encounters with different ladies in a massage parlor. There was neither penetrative vaginal, anal...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Alex,Your negative HIV-1/2 test at five months is definitive and conclusive. So you can certainly WOO-HOO as far as HIV is concerned.HPV, however, is another story. HPV is much easier to get than HIV. You can contract HPV merely with skin-to-skin... Read more »
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hpv

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
if a guy has intercourse with a girl (who has hpv) what would be symptoms that he should look out for? would you definitely get it if you had intercourse. curious... Read more »

HPV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I know this is an hiv site but I have a question about hpv. What do warts on the penis look like? Do they hurt? I have a bunch of little pimple looking things on it, I don't know if they have always been there or not, just looking alot now after... Read more »

HPV+ Herpes Outbreak+ Oral sex w/ HIV+ parter=HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I received oral sex from a girl who is HIV+. I have some genital warts from HPV and had a Herpes Outbreak at the time. Am I infected with HIV? What are my chanes? Are there any documented cases or could I be a first? I am married and need URGENT... 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 »