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What To Do After Being Diagnosed With Hpv

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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 »

HPV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I was diagnosed with HPV and me and my boyfriend has been having unprotected oral sex. Can he catch HPV that way? Read more »

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 »

Gay Men and HPV

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I was diagnosed in 2003 with the HPV virus. It was enough having been previously diagnosed with HIV and HCV. Now I was dealing with a third virus, one which would lead to Rectal Cancer. I was told that the only thing I could do was wait and... Read more »

hpv and hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
HI all,

After an ASCUS pap smear (i.e. slightly abnormal), I was diagnosed with HPV. The doctor assured me that this was common and while it needed monitoring, many girls are able to kick these viruses by themselves. Sure enough, my next pap smear... Read more »
Ask the Experts

HPV disease diagnosed Today - given the worst case scenario

Hello,I'm a current graduate student at Harvard, and I was diagnosed today with HPV. I noticed perianal warts three weeks ago and made an appointment immediately. I met with anal surgeon today. He painted the region with acid, told me that...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
Dear J: This is indeed alot of news you received over a very short period of time. You raise many interesting points, which I will go over one by one1) You are HIV negative. The course of warts and other HPV-related diseases tends to be more mild... 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 »

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
Hi Anonymous,There are many different types of HPV (30-40 varieties). Over half of all sexually active folks become infected with some type of HPV. In 90% of these cases the body's immune system completely clears the infection. (See below.)Hope... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Study: HPV Knowledge Among HPV+ Women

The goal of the current study was to assess knowledge and information seeking among women recently diagnosed with human papillomavirus (HPV). A two-phase mixed methods design was employed. In both phase I (qualitative) and phase II (quantitative),... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Women and HIV: Human Papillomavirus

Introduction What is HPV? HPV Screening and Treatment HPV in Women With HIV HPV Vaccines Vaccine Fears and Hopes Selected Sources Introduction A majority of sexually active adults carry the human papillomavirus (HPV), but until recently,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HPV Vaccine Information For Young Women

Introduction Why the HPV Vaccine Is Important Who Should Get the HPV Vaccine Effectiveness of the HPV Vaccine Safety of the HPV Vaccine Cost and Paying for the HPV Vaccine What Vaccinated... Read more »
The Well Project

Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) and HIV/AIDS

Table of Contents What is HPV? Prevention of HPV Genital Warts Cervical Dysplasia and Cervical Cancer Anal Dysplasia and Anal Cancer Taking Care of Yourself What Is HPV? Human papillomavirus (HPV) is the name of a large group... Read more »