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Who Is At Risk For Human Papillomavirus

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Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

... What Is HPV? How Is HPV 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? There are over 100 viruses known as human papilloma virus (HPV). They are common. One study found HPV in 77% of HIV-positive women. HPV is...
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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
...type of HPV. In 90% of these cases the body's immune system completely clears the infection. (See below.)Hope that helps.Dr. BobHuman Papilloma Virus (HPV) and HIV/AIDS April 2010What Is HPV?Human Papillomavirus (HPV) is the name of a large group... 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 after it had dropped to 220. I tested positive in Oct 2006. My long term partner has been diagnosed with squamous cell ca larynx of HPV16 origin. It...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Those are good questions-answers are not clear cut. HPV can be spread by direct contact. Anal pap testing screening for HPV related anal cancer is gaining traction as a modality to Read more »

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 »

re:hpv (HPV) (Human papillomavirus )

I have been diagnoses with high risk hpv. I am very alarmed about this. I have read the causes could be from immune system like hiv. I am so afraid of that. Does it necessarily mean that. I have lost some weight recently, and am concerned. Feel well...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello Brigit,HPV (human papilloma virus) and HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) are two very distinct and different viruses. Having one does not mean you automatically Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Study: Association of Sexual Abuse With Incident High-Risk Human Papillomavirus Infection Among Young African-American Women

... "Noticeably absent from the known risk factors for HPV is history of sexual abuse," wrote the study researchers, who sought to examine the association between incident high-risk HPV 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

...Human papillomavirus (HPV) is one of the most common STDs. Although most infections are transient, the potential health implications are obvious because Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Association of Chlamydia trachomatis With Persistence of High-Risk Types of Human Papillomavirus in a Cohort of Female Adolescents

... Human papillomavirus (HPV) infection is the necessary but not sufficient cause of cervical cancer. Most infections resolve by the host immune response, Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Genital Wart Virus May Raise Men's Risk of HIV

... The results of a study of men in Kenya suggest that infection with human papillomavirus (HPV) can raise the risk of contracting HIV. The findings are part of a larger clinical trial that, together with two others, showed Read more »
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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 »

Freaking Out

Posted by Miz83, 2 Replies
...up with strong cramps in my abdominal area and a mild fever. went to the gyno and had an abnormal pap test. turns out i had hpv. now a month ago i woke up with a mild fever again which dissapeared at the end of the day. i simply cant forgive... Read more »

HPV CMV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
When do these show up in HIV infection Read more »

infected?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...sore throat,mild fever, back pains and headache. Recently (2 weeks) I brought my wife to to PAP and result came that she has HPV. Now, I am so afraid that I have HIV and had pass it on to her. HELP Read more »