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Treatment Issues for Women: HPV and Cervical Dysplasia

HPV and Cervical Dysplasia

HPV (human papilloma virus) is the most common sexually transmitted infection. Most women have at least one type of HPV during their lifetime, but only a few of us know we have it. There are over 100 strains, and it's poss...

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Treatment Issues for Women: Anal HPV and Anal Dysplasia

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....

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HPV at Top of List for Common University of Arizona STDs

Doctors and nurses at the University of Arizona are expecting another influx of students reporting symptoms in what has become an annual cycle for health care providers on campus. "We tend to see [STDs] more just after the beginning of school," sai...

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Genital Warts

Genital warts may appear both externally (e.g., on the penis, anus, or external female genitalia) and internally (e.g., in the anal canal or vagina). These benign, flesh-colored tumors classically appear as a granular, elevated surface with finger-li...

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Symposium on Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Infection

The natural history of HPV infection was reviewed as part of a symposium on viral co-infections with HIV. Data from the New York Cervical Disease Study, which has followed both HIV-positive and HIV-negative women since 1991, was presented. They obs...

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Emergence of Oral HPV Infection Among HIV-Infected Patients in the HAART Era

Emergence of oral HPV infection among HIV-infected patients in the HAART era (TuOrB304) Authored by H.M. Blumberg, M.D. King, C.M. O'Daniels, N.M. Larsen, D. Reznick (United States)

HPV is the virus that causes warts, including genital and ana...

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Human Papilloma Virus and Genital Warts Fact Sheet

Human papillomavirus (HPV) is one of the most common causes of sexually transmitted disease (STD) in the world. Experts estimate that as many as 24 million Americans are infected with HPV, and the frequency of infection and disease appears to be incr...

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Cervical Dysplasia and Cancer

Cervical dysplasia is the term used to describe abnormal cells on the cervix (the head and neck of the uterus). On a Pap smear report, dysplasia is referred to as cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN) or squamous intraepithelial lesion (SIL). Cerv...