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Author Topic: HPV Question.  (Read 2317 times)

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Offline ohioguy24

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HPV Question.
« on: June 28, 2006, 10:23:28 AM »
oK hopefully i got your attention. im 24 white male living in ohio and recently found out i have HPV. what do i do about the casual sex thing? do gay men still have casual sex even though they have HPV? where can i talk to other men who have HPV? For some reason I think I have Anal warts not genital warts and that I can still have oral sex with other non-HPV guys and won't spread HPV. I believe that if I have anal sex without a condom then i would pass on HPV? What is the general consensus about my dilemma?

Offline Consumed

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Re: HPV Question.
« Reply #1 on: June 28, 2006, 04:12:11 PM »
Over 3/4 of americans who are sexulay active at one time or another which have had more than a few partners are already infected with one strain of HPV or another. There are two or so strains which may cause vaginal type cancers.It usualy doesnt show signs in either sex. Some times stress and smoking can cause it to rear its head.. Otherwise most people have already been exposed and it is said in most cases the body rids itself of the virus in a few years.
LYS

Offline Andy Velez

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Re: HPV Question.
« Reply #2 on: June 28, 2006, 06:25:47 PM »
It's not a matter of getting our attention. This is an HIV-focused site. Please discuss your HPV concern with your doctor.

Good luck with getting it clarified and properly addressed.

Cheers,
Andy Velez

Offline ohioguy24

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response to A Velez
« Reply #3 on: June 29, 2006, 10:09:48 AM »
So I didnt know there were rude people on this site, (Andy Velez). Next time someone is asking for help and you dont have anything nice to say, dont say it at all. I thought we learned this lesson in 3rd grade. It's nice you replied but I do believe that this is a forum about HIV and HIV related topics like HPV> So yes I've been to a doctor,and I was just pulling answers from my peers you J-Hole! So if anyone has any helpful hints, besides Andy Velez I'd appreciate it!

Offline RapidRod

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Re: HPV Question.
« Reply #4 on: June 29, 2006, 10:18:29 AM »
ohioguy24, guess you haven't been here long enough to know who you are talking to.  I don't know why you think HPV is a related topic, it's not. HPV is not specific to HIV. I can't see where you think Andy was being rude in the least bit. If you wanted to talk about HPV you should have done it in the Off Topic Forum.

Offline Consumed

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Re: HPV Question.
« Reply #5 on: June 29, 2006, 11:22:08 AM »
I hoped my info helped, but please understand,and I know Being diagnosed with an std is a very confusing time but HPV and HIV are totally unrelated. HPV is passed through the direct skin contact with the virus. HIV is totally different in how it works and in it's transmission. This site is dedicated to HIV only and you tested negative. Take that great result and get a better understanding of HPV then I gave you and take care. Andy was just trying to do his job and help you avoid getting caught up in unwarranted HIV worries.
LYS

 


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