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Why Are Genital Warts More Prevalent In Homosexual Men

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Prevalence, Incidence and Risk Factors for Hepatitis C in Homosexual Men: Data From Two Cohorts of HIV-Negative and HIV-Positive Men in Sydney, Australia

It is not known to what extent a reported increase in hepatitis C virus incidence among HIV-positive men who have sex with men (MSM) is due to sexual transmission, noted Dr. Fengyi Jin, of the National Center in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

High Prevalence of Sexually Transmitted Diseases Among Men Who Have Sex With Men in Jiangsu Province, China

The researchers conducted a cross-sectional survey to determine the prevalence of STDs, including HIV infection, and sexual risk behaviors among men who have sex with men (MSM) in Jiangsu Province, China. At 10 participating gay bars in five cities... 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 male circumcision reduces a... Read more »
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Non-Infectious Genital Warts

Hello. I understand that genital warts are caused by HPV. I've heard that current treatments get rid of the warts but not the virus. However, removal of the warts would cause the person to be non-infectious. Is this true? You also mentioned...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi.Thank you for your question.When genital warts are removed from the genital or anal area of the body,this only removes the growths, NOT the underlying infection (due to HumanPapilloma Virus--HPV). Because we cannot cure the underlying... Read more »

genital warts

i have genital warts and i was wondering if my partner(lesbian) could get them on or in her mouth from oral sex. ...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Yes, it is a possibility. I suggest you get your warts treated ASAP.Dr. Bob... Read more »

Is genital warts a sign of hiv infection?

I was infected with genital warts from a woman with unknown status. I had protected sex with her many times, but condom didn't protect me as it supposed to be. After 4 months of my last contact with her, I noticed genital warts on the base of...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there,Genital warts affects HIV negative people too. Genital warts are spread via skin-to-skin contact, which is why you got them at the base of your penis where the condom wasn't covering your skin.You can trust the results of your HIV... Read more »

genital warts (HPV, 2011) (HUMAN PAPILLOMA VIRUS AND HIV/AIDS, 2011)

if a person have genital warts does it mean that he/she is going to have a positive syphilis test like VDRL or RPR?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,No. Genital warts are caused by a virus, the human papilloma virus (HPV). Syphilis is caused by a bacteria, Treponema pallidum. You can read much more about HPV and syphilis in the archives of this forum. I'll repost below a sample of what... Read more »
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do genital warts cause cancer in men

Posted by team1, 1 Reply
they do cause cervical cancer in women among other things. but its been stated that the warts are harmless to men? is that true? Read more »

help....Hiv and genital warts

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
Hi everbody my name is john, 25 and need some help,,, i found out i had hiv about 7 months ago and at the same time was told i had genital warts, which at the time did not know what was the hardest to deal with in a funny kind of way, i know the hiv... Read more »

HPV/Genital Warts

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hey, Whats up? My girl friend whom I've been with for a year now, recently got a pap smear done and she came up positive for HPV (abnormal cells). Me myself had been tested for STD's and a Visual Check up for HPV and in all tests I came up negative.... Read more »

genital warts

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
i was told that you can have hpv genital warts for years
and never have outbreaks. and years later break out and that it doesn't mean your boyfriend has cheated. is this true? Read more »