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What Is The Test Used To Diagnose Cervical Cancer

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The Well Project

Cancers

... Table of Contents What is Cancer? Kaposi's Sarcoma (KS) Lymphoma Cervical Cancer Conclusion What is Cancer? Cancer refers to the abnormal and uncontrolled growth of certain cells that can interfere with normal body functions. Cancer can spread (metastasize) from where it originates to other organs
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Anal pap smear protocol

Has there been a standard protocol in place for anal pap smears for hiv+ men and fi so for how long? I ask because I was diagnosed with HIV/AIDS at age 50 several years ago and have responded really well to treatment. I was never offered an anal pap...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Personally I do recommend them. I'll post some information from the archives that addresses your concerns.Dr. BobHPV, Anal Cancer and Cervical Cancer in HIV-Infected PeopleAn Interview With Joel Palefsky, M.D.By Bonnie GoldmanFebruary 11, 2009At... Read more »

HPV and Anal Warts (HPV, 2010)

Hello dr. Frascino !I m the most sad boy of the world....Can you tell me if there is a cure for anal warts (caused by HPV)?? Please tell me that there is one.I read about terrasil, about Watrol, about H-Balm,My doc treated me by laser - warts are...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...types are often referred to as "low risk" and "high risk." Low-risk types can cause genital warts. High-risk types can cause cervical cancer or cancer of the vulva, vagina, anus, and penis.The types of HPV that can cause genital warts are not the... Read more »

could i have hpv

My recent girl friend and i finally had sex a week ago after dating for over a month. Feeling safe knowing her background did have unprotected oral sex both giving to and receiving from her and before intercourse did have some outer rubbing my penis...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...types are often referred to as "low risk" and "high risk." Low-risk types can cause genital warts. High-risk types can cause cervical cancer or cancer of the vulva, vagina, anus, and penis.The types of HPV that can cause genital warts are not the... Read more »

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
...types are often referred to as "low risk" and "high risk." Low-risk types can cause genital warts. High-risk types can cause cervical cancer or cancer of the vulva, vagina, anus, and penis.The types of HPV that can cause genital warts are not the... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Chlamydia Infection May Boost Cervical Cancer Risk

...Women who become infected with chlamydia appear to be at an increased risk of developing cervical cancer, according to European researchers. Dr. Keng-Ling Wallin of Karolinska Hospital in Stockholm, Sweden, and colleagues found that Read more »
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Frequent Cervical Cancer Screenings Are Still Important for Women With HIV

...seen that newly revised recommendations were announced by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists regarding cervical cancer screening . These revised recommendations call for less-frequent cervical cancer screening: a Pap smear... Read more »
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Clinicians Often Fail to Test for HIV After Diagnosing AIDS-Defining Illnesses, U.S. Study Suggests

...surveillance case definition for AIDS-defining events. These are 25 sets of diagnoses, including lymphoma, encephalopathy, invasive cervical cancer, yeast infection of other than the oral cavity, histoplasmosis, wasting, PCP [pneumocystis... Read more »
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Many HIV-Infected Women Do Not Receive Cervical Cancer Screenings Nearly Often Enough, U.S. Study Suggests

...Control and Prevention. I'm going to summarize the study that we [are presenting at CROI 2009], which looked at the prevalence of cervical cancer screening among HIV-infected women in the United States. 1 Let me start with a little bit of... Read more »
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Diagnosed yesterday

Posted by john33, 6 Replies
i just got tested ( a regular thing) but got back a postive result. now i'm not sure what i should be thinking or feeling,. i've got my first appointment with a doctor tommorrow and that's all i know. anyone got any advice Read more »

Cervical Cancer??

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...because my doctor will need a new authorization. Has anyone had a similar circumstance? I'm scared that this could turn into cervical cancer while I'm awaiting the procedure. Any info would be greatly appreciated! The more I think about it, the... Read more »

just diagnosed

Posted by uncertain, 4 Replies
...Hello to all. i was just diagnosed with HIV. it has been a lot to take in and I have all kinds of mixed emotions. I have been depressed and even had thoughts Read more »

just diagnosed

Posted by Anonymous, 8 Replies
hi guys, just got my results and yeah, am poz.confused i am and am simply numb.would love to talk to one of you guys, am in europe but i guess i can call anyone who'd be willing to just listen, but thanks guys, this forum has helped me a long way... Read more »