Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) may not show up on tests immediately; for this and other reasons, routine testing is also important for people in exclusive relationships.
Almost everyone has had human papillomavirus (HPV) at some point in their life, but most of us still know very little about it.
At the core of the problem when it comes to queer women and sexually transmitted infections is that too many don't know they're at risk -- and too few providers are unaware of their prevention and screening needs.
Very few people access -- or even know about -- the test that can help detect whether you have HPV in your anus. But it should be a staple of gay and bisexual men's health care.
Everything You Need to Know About Anal Cancer Prevention and Treatment (Video): A Blog Entry by Nelson Vergel
Nelson Vergel talks with Dr. Joel Palefsky and Jeff Taylor, two of the nation's top minds in HIV/HPV, to discuss anal cancer, HPV and HIV.
Emerging patterns of HPV-related diseases strengthen the call for universal vaccination of both boys and girls, with consideration of catch-up and targeted vaccination of high-risk groups such as MSM and those with HIV infection.
Until very recently, no major research had studied how effective the HPV vaccine Gardasil is in women with HIV. An international team of scientists changed that.
You've had your annual rectal exam or anal Pap smear, and this time the test results came back with a red flag. What does this mean, and what exams will you have to get next? Gary Bucher, M.D., explains in this Positively Aware article.
Genital Warts Cervical Dysplasia Diagnosis and Screening Treating HPV HPV Treatment Chart Pregnancy Treating Cervical Dysplasia
Human papillomavirus (HPV) is a common sexually transmitted virus that causes abnormal growth of tissue on ...
Anal HPV and Anal Dysplasia
Anal HPV is common in women with HIV, especially women who've had genital warts, anal sex, or cervical dysplasia. One large study (called the Women's Interagency HIV Study) found anal HPV in 70% of positive women studied....