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Who Is At Risk For HPV

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Ask the Experts

HPV: Would you recommend OraRisk HPV DNA test? Anal pap smear?

Hi Dr. Bob,I know this is not related to HIV, but you're really the only doctor I trust when it comes to any STD-related topics. I'm HIV negative luckily despite past experiences of unprotected oral and anal sex. I no longer practice unprotected...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...clinically at this time, assuming your anal warts have been effectively treated. The tests you mention are used to diagnose HPV. You already know you have it. The tests do not diagnose cancer. Routine follow-up by physical examination is all that... Read more »

Risk of HPV cancers

Hi,I am HIV+ and have a CD4 count just come up to 400 at last test - I started Atripla 2 months ago... Read more »

high risk hpv

Recently had anal pap smear. They found whole list of high risk types (almost all. Thay also noted... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

AIDS Patients at Increased Risk for HPV-Related Cancers

... People with AIDS have a statistically significant higher risk of human papillomavirus (HPV)-associated cancers, with risks increasing along with immunosuppression, according to a new study. Dr. Anil K. Chaturvedi Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Type Specific Persistence of High Risk Human Papillomavirus (HPV) as Indicator of High Grade Cervical Squamous Intraepithelial Lesions in Young Women: Population Based Prospective Follow Up Study

...lesion was diagnosed. Only few prospective cohort studies with reliable and sensitive methods for HPV testing have assessed the risk of new development of cervical neoplasia by using repeated measurements of genital HPV in their study design.... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Male Circumcision Reduces Risk of Genital Herpes and HPV Infection, but Not Syphilis

...of acquiring two common sexually transmitted infections?herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2), the cause of genital herpes, and human papillomavirus (HPV), which can cause cancer and genital warts, according to a report in the March 26 issue of the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Male Circumcision Reduces Men's Risk of Contracting HPV, Herpes, Study Says

... Male circumcision can reduce a man's risk of contracting the sexually transmitted infections human papillomavirus and herpes, according to a study published this week in Read more »
Connect With Others

cold sore/pimple?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...could a cold sore on the upper be lip at first be confused as a pimple? and would it indicate hpv if a cold sore, or does hpv show as clusters? Read more »

Risk of condom

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...pls note that the condom is not safe, you are still in the risk of getting hpv genital warts during skin to skin contact because some of your genital area is not protected by condom Read more »

scared

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I had protected sex in nov and unprotected oral on me in dec, but recently in feb iwas diganose with genital warts very small ones , I had them removed and no open sores so now in april 4 I had someone peform oral on me now my throat hurts aand im... Read more »

Freaked out about HPV and HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...question about HPV/genital warts. There was a small amount of fondling involved in my recent experience. Am I at significant risk of catching HPV? I had the condom on from the start, so I assume that my penis was protected. However, I am... Read more »