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When They Do A Pap Smear In A Women Do They Check For Herpes

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The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...condition. It is often more severe anddifficult to treat in HIV+ women than in HIV-negative women. Untreateddysplasia can lead to cervical cancer, a life-threatening illness. It is very important for HIV+ women to have regular Pap smears. A Pap smearis a screening test your health care provider does to check for changes in thecervix. An abnormal Pap smear can indicate inflammation, infection, dysplasia,or cancer. HIV+ women are 10 times...
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a very worried person

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Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...HPV, health care providers look first for the problems HPVs cause: dysplasia or genital warts. Dysplasia can be detected by Pap smears. They are usually used to check a woman's cervix. They can also be used to check the anus in men and women. A... Read more »

HPV warts and testing

Hi!I read your forum a lot, and I found it fantastic, and very helpful. Im your fan from Hungary, also working in the Health Care.When I was in the USA 2005, I had unprotected oral, and protected vaginal sex with an escort girl (originated from...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...CD4 cells. However, other researchers think that careful physical examination can detect as many cases of anal cancer as anal Pap testing. Genital warts can appear anywhere from a few weeks to a few months after you are exposed to HPV. The warts... Read more »

Routine check-ups

I am a person with AIDS. My CD4 count is somewhere between 300 and 400. The virus is undetectable. I have been on AZT+indinavir+ddI for 33 months now. I had tuberculosis (when I tested positive)three years ago, which was successfully treated.I have...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
...a colonoscopy after the age of 50 4) Some recommend checking prostate blood test PSA in men after the age of 50. 5) Routine cervical PAP smears in women 6) In addition, I believe that virtually all gay men, whether they are HIV+ or HIV- should... Read more »

cd4 low count, herpes, pap smear abnormal.

I have a question i have hiv and herpes also did a pap smear that came out abnormal, getting ready to do a biopsy. my cd4 helper cells: 123cd4 30.4Í8 supp. 154cd8 38.6Í4/cd8 raton .80% and my viral load is 858411 copies/ml. my doctor told me that i...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...the herpes is treated or resolved, viral load and CD4 count usually go back to what their baseline was. Unlikely the abnormal pap smear would affect CD4 count and viral load. Read more »
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The Well Project

Cancers

...do not experience symptoms Bleeding between periods is one of the only signs of advanced cervical dysplasia Diagnosis Pap smears: A Pap smear is a screening test your doctor does to check for changes in the cervix An abnormal Pap... Read more »
The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

...Gardasilâ„¢ does not protect against less common HPV types not included in the vaccine. Therefore, doctors still recommend regular Pap smears to detect changes in the cervix (dysplasia) before they become cancerous, so that women can receive... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Australia: Younger Women Skipping Pap Smears

... New data from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) show rates of Pap smears among younger women have dropped by as much as 15 percent over the last decade. The AIHW report showed in 2005 and 2006, about Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

No Pap Smears for Women Under 21: Guidelines

... Most women should not bother getting a Pap test until they turn 21, according to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG). However, certain populations Read more »
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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 »

Pap Smear

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Is a abnormal pap smear a sign of HIV? Read more »

Yeast infections, BV, and HPV

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...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 »

If I have herpes and wear a condom ?

Posted by oi812Help, 1 Reply
...It has been written taht males who have herpes and have sex with hiv+ individuals are at great risk. Are they at great risk if they wear a condom? The studies I read said Read more »