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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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hpv testing

yes i was wondering i had a pap smear down 3 years ago it was the first one i had that came back abnormal showing a mild case of hpv i was pregnant at the time i had further testing they never found anything after i had my son the test still showed...
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
You don't indicate what test was used for detecting HPV, and whether the repeated tests that were positive showed the same HPV genotype. The fact that two tests were positives makes it more likely that the results were real.... Read more »

If my partner has HPV, am I guaranteed to get it?

If someone were to have sex with someone who has HPV, is it guaranteed that the other person will get it? ...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
HPV is the human papillomavirus (also known as the wart virus). As with any virus, not everyone who comes into contact with it will catch it. Furthermore even if you were to become HPV infected, the majority of patients will actually completely... Read more »

How can I catch "HPV Human Papiloma virus"?

is HPV only transmittable sexually or can you pick it up by things like saliva,public restrooms, not washing hands after using the bathroom and other public places?Also, when it comes to the cancer causing high risk HPV's, is it even possible...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,HPV is <b>only</b> spread between people when an infected part of one person rubs up against another person's skin. This isn't just a light tap, this is real rubbing. We call this "direct... 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 »
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HIV and HPV

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hello All,

I had a high risk exposure to a female sex worker, since this risk I have had many symptoms that have for the most part cleared. Before this encounter for oh see two years, i have had a plantar wart on the bottom of my foot. I just... Read more »

Insurance carrier in NY/CT?

Posted by willy, 2 Replies
Hi, I'm wondering if anyone knows of insurance carriers in the NY/CT area that are particularly good to deal with if you have HIV? Or any that I should avoid? My COBRA policy is running out soon, my new employer doesn't provide insurance and I need... Read more »

HPV

Posted by Anonymous
what is hpv inflection, how common and is it a serious disease?

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Oral HPV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
What are symptoms of Oral HPV? Dothey hurt/ How long to they last? Read more »