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Can Hpv Cause Hiv
Human Papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted infection. There are over 100 different types of HPV that causes warts in different areas of the body. HPV is incredibly common and almost all sexually active men and women get it during their lifetime. Most of the time HPV does not cause any symptoms or complications. However, A limited number of these HPV viruses are pathogenic and if not monitored carefully can be responsible for causing cervical and penile cancer. Some of these viruses have been ...Read more
Very few: Hiv, human t-cell leukemia virus type 1, active tuberculosis, - are absolute contraindications. Hepatitis (b, c) is not an absolute contraindication (only when you have a bleeding crackles on the breast). Temporary contraindications: active breast lesions, such as superficial boils, impetigo, and herpes simplex. Hpv is not a contraindication. ...Read more
Is HSV 2 an infection? Is HPV an infection? Are either of these a cause to false positive ELISA HIV test?
No: They are 2 different viruses.Get a more detailed answer ›
Sure!: If you are talking with a younger child, they may not fully understand the consequences of these diseases so it may need to be re-addressed as your child gets older. I believe giving facts during these talks is always the best method. There is no reason not to discuss these things with your child as they most certainly do exist. They do have a right to know about these things! ...Read more
See below: Most HPV infections will spontaneously resolve/clear within a 2-3 year period as one's own immune system "gains the upper hand." Anything which impairs or weakens one's immune system can therefore delay or inhibit the ability to clear the HPV infection. Certainly, any acute, and especially chronic, illness or medical problem, such as HIV, depending on severity, would fall into this category. ...Read more
Nope: Of course not. Infections have to be caught from someone else; they are not manufactured. No risk. ...Read more
Can I get hpv, sti, hiv or any type of disease from some who is clean and they have the prof they are?
Be careful, friend!: Use barrier protection if you have to ask this question. Nobody is certifiably free of HPV -- there are dozens of strains including some that we don't test for that can give you at least warts. HIV testing is reliable except very early, but do you want to bet your life? Who's got proof-positive they didn't meet gonorrhea yesterday? Keep practicing good habits -- be a gentleman. ...Read more
Is HIV like HPV easily transmitted? No intercourse and without penetration even? I mean if outercourse frottage existed? Is it possible to be infected
What are you asking?: Your risk for acquiring HIV depends on your behaviors -- unprotected risky sex, sharing needles. If you had a contact that you worry about eight years ago, it's time to clench your teeth, be very brave, and get tested if you've not been already -- your chance of being infected with a negative test is almost zero. If "no hpv" means "hiv-negative" then you're fine. To be brave, act brave. ...Read more
Why women living with HIV are more likely to develop persistent HPV infections at an earlier age and also develop cancer sooner?
STD transmission: If the used underwear has been washed, your risk or acquiring an STD would be extremely low. If unwashed and recently used, you would have a chance of getting HPV, HSV, and possibly others, if the other party had symptoms at time that they were wearing them. HIV would be very difficult to get in this manner though. ...Read more
I accidently used a toilet paper that had small red dots that looked like blood. Can hiv, hpv or Hcv spread through this?
No risk, no worries: I find it difficult to believe you found toilet paper that really had blood on it. But if that happened, there would be little or no risk for any of these infections. Don't worry about it. ...Read more
DO SKINNTAGS OR HPV WARTS INCREASE MY CHANCES OF HIV FROM HANDJOB? DON'T KNOW IF SHE HAD ANY CUTS OR FLUIDS ON HER HAND. TY MY LAST POST WAS NOT CLEAR.
MAYBE: To get HIV, you need close contact with someone with the disease, and some access to their body fluids. It is more likely to pass in any activity where friction/minor trauma is involved. Certainly if the contact source has HPV warts, s/he may have another STD.Skin tags occur in the absence of a STD and have no relevance to this discussion. ...Read more
I was tested for HIV 1&2 HPV 1&2 ghonorrea syphallis hepetitis ab&c and climitia. All negative. Are there any other STDs I should get tested for? Tnks
Had one-time oral sex on HPV positive/immunocompromised (no HIV) woman. She had history of abnormal pap (non cancerous). Chances of HPV contraction?
I m 25 male, I have HPV warts small, molluscum contagiosum and herpes outbreak together recently...I am scared too much. I got HIV test negative. Help?
See Your Doctor: It is good that you got tested for hiv, although it can take 6 weeks or more before you may show positive from a particular encounter. You need to be tested for other more common stds (gc, chlamydia, syphilis) and make sure the diagnosis of what you have is correct. Medication can shorten the symptoms of the herpes, treatment can resolve the molluscum, and help control the hpv. ...Read more
What's the worst STD ever recorded apart from HIV (aids)? And why? What's can be done to manage it then? I have HPV. Is it considered amongst the worst?
It's complicated: The bad strains of HPV used to kill millions of women yearly due to cancer of the cervix, and plenty of men with cancer of the penis. Today it's very manageable and you can expect only some modest inconvenience. Historically, the most brutal STD was syphilis before it was treatable. Gonorrhea still kills a few hundred people yearly. ...Read more
Bought used boxers from market. Scared of getting HIV, HPV&other STDs &diseases from dem. If I wash dem wid detergent&dettol, will it be safe to wear dem?
Can I do PCR test for HIV, Hepatitis, HPV 18, 16, 12 after 32 days of risk exposure? The Result will be accurate and reliable? Peace of mind?
Yes and no: AT 32 days, you should not have a PCR test for HIV, only the standard antigen-antibody test (4th generation). It will be conclusive. Its too early for hepatitis, though; wait until 6 weeks (although hepatitis is so rare after any single exposure that most experts don't recommend testing at all). Don't waste money on HPV testing; it takes several months to show up, and everybody gets HPV anyway. ...Read more
Woke up today found 2 small black spots on the inside of my cheek. They look like dried blood. What are they? Cancer? HIV? HPV? They go and come back.
None of th: The description does not suggest anything you mentioned. Have an oral surgeon take a look. ...Read more
Can I have sex again to have a child after 11 months of last exposure with multiple (-) HIV PCR and Combo? ; also (-) Syphilis, Hep A, B&C, Herpes & HPV
If the nucleic acid tests were negative at 11 months after potential exposure, you are free of the infections and can try to have a baby.
Start taking pre-natal vitamins.
Wish you good health and a healthy baby.
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Practice safe sex. ...Read more
Hiv infection is caused by a retrovirus....This retrovirus binds to CD4 cells (for the most part). You may detect the virus by several different methods. An elisa test (enzyme linked immunosorbent assay). You may also detect it by doing a test referred to as a western blot (a gel protein electrophoresis). Thirdly by pcr (polymerase chain reaction) which ...Read more
Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is a lentivirus (a member of the retrovirus family) that causes acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (aids),  a condition in humans in which progressive failure of the immune system allows life-threatening opportunistic infections ...Read more