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Mojeoux Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Feb-03-11 12:05 AM
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90. This is another BIG reason to leagalize Sex Workers
These are the most vulnerable people in the world. Diseases like this are where regulation and taxation can make a big impact and save lives.
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  -Regarding the link between oral sex & oral cancer that posted here yesterday, please read this story housewolf  Feb-02-11 03:36 PM   #0 
  - recommend  xchrom   Feb-02-11 03:39 PM   #1 
  - Thank you, Xchrom  housewolf   Feb-02-11 08:37 PM   #70 
  - typo.  Maru Kitteh   Feb-02-11 03:44 PM   #2 
  - It's the OP's story so it's all the same in the end. nt  JTFrog   Feb-02-11 03:50 PM   #4 
  - I know, but it's heartfelt and she put a lot of work into it. I wanted to help.  Maru Kitteh   Feb-02-11 04:08 PM   #12 
     - Then send a private IM  LynneSin   Feb-03-11 06:37 AM   #111 
        - When people remain in one forum, PM's may go unseen for hours or more - well beyone the edit period.  Maru Kitteh   Feb-03-11 12:37 PM   #149 
           - That's not true -you get a big red bar across the top of DU forum saying you have a PM  LynneSin   Feb-03-11 03:34 PM   #169 
              - No, I do not.  Maru Kitteh   Feb-03-11 06:26 PM   #183 
                 - i do. stay in gd and i will pm you..... test. nt  seabeyond   Feb-03-11 07:17 PM   #189 
                    - HOLY COW. Thanks seabeyond!  Maru Kitteh   Feb-03-11 07:44 PM   #192 
  - Thank you!  housewolf   Feb-02-11 04:24 PM   #25 
  - Again, thank you for sharing your story.  demmiblue   Feb-02-11 03:48 PM   #3 
  - Yes.  A-Schwarzenegger   Feb-02-11 03:57 PM   #7 
  - Thank you for your good wishes  housewolf   Feb-02-11 04:27 PM   #27 
     - oops, I meant "young women", not "your women"  housewolf   Feb-02-11 08:29 PM   #68 
  - And yet many DUers think the HPV vaccination is evil.  Odin2005   Feb-02-11 03:54 PM   #5 
  - +1  xchrom   Feb-02-11 04:16 PM   #18 
  - blah blah all vaxes are giant corporate money schemes blah blah blah - it's ignorance that kills  Maru Kitteh   Feb-02-11 04:37 PM   #35 
  - I posted against it (caveat alert)  MedicalAdmin   Feb-02-11 07:02 PM   #56 
  - In the United States ALL girls and boys are likely to encounter the virus. I disagree. I think all  Maru Kitteh   Feb-02-11 07:18 PM   #59 
  - Agreed. By the time a vaccine makes it through clinical trials, it's  mistertrickster   Feb-03-11 12:28 PM   #146 
  - Our children's doctor believes the same...  Dappleganger   Feb-02-11 07:22 PM   #60 
  - Why not the girls?  boppers   Feb-03-11 01:56 AM   #93 
  - We have boys too...  Dappleganger   Feb-03-11 11:15 AM   #135 
     - 3 of them will likely encounter HPV. You are more comfortable gambling with their lives and health  Maru Kitteh   Feb-03-11 11:34 AM   #138 
        - I know the risks.  Dappleganger   Feb-03-11 11:42 AM   #141 
        - Barring extreme circumstances I fail to see how any rational being  Maru Kitteh   Feb-03-11 12:30 PM   #147 
           - That's a judgment call.  Dappleganger   Feb-03-11 12:35 PM   #148 
              - You may not be an irrational person and still have the appearance of not approaching this subject  Maru Kitteh   Feb-03-11 12:50 PM   #150 
                 - Argh. Wrong place. n/t  Maru Kitteh   Feb-03-11 12:56 PM   #152 
        - The problem here is that there are virtually no longitudinal  MedicalAdmin   Feb-03-11 02:53 PM   #164 
           - Does your clinic reject evidence-based medicine? Longitudinal studies on the effects of wearing  Maru Kitteh   Feb-03-11 07:38 PM   #190 
              - Arrrgggh ! wrong place again :(  Maru Kitteh   Feb-03-11 07:41 PM   #191 
              - We are all about peer review.  MedicalAdmin   Feb-04-11 07:02 AM   #202 
                 - Let me tell you what I hear you saying, I don't want to misunderstand you.  Maru Kitteh   Feb-04-11 01:25 PM   #206 
                    - No, it isn't accurate.  MedicalAdmin   Feb-04-11 01:53 PM   #207 
                       - Good lord. That was like pulling teeth.  Maru Kitteh   Feb-04-11 05:00 PM   #210 
  - Because the dangers of not getting HPV outweigh the risks of getting it?  mistertrickster   Feb-03-11 08:49 AM   #120 
     - We have given them ever other vaccine recommended...  Dappleganger   Feb-03-11 11:14 AM   #134 
        - Okay, makes sense . . . nt  mistertrickster   Feb-03-11 12:25 PM   #145 
  - 70% of sexually active people have confirmed strains of HPV  tavalon   Feb-03-11 04:33 AM   #98 
     - Is it the strain or is it the way the virus reacts in the body?  mistertrickster   Feb-03-11 08:53 AM   #122 
     - Once your daughter is laying there dying with cancer I"m sure that will be an important distinction.  Maru Kitteh   Feb-03-11 11:29 AM   #137 
     - What is it with you? Btw, it's "lying" not "laying." Lay is transitive. nt  mistertrickster   Feb-03-11 12:23 PM   #144 
        - Well thanks for the typo/usage tip - but what about addressing the content? Did I misunderstand you  Maru Kitteh   Feb-03-11 01:00 PM   #155 
           - I'm all for the vaccination. We should give it free as a public service  mistertrickster   Feb-03-11 03:31 PM   #168 
              - I'm sorry I misunderstood you! I agree that the more we know about how HPV-->cancer the better  Maru Kitteh   Feb-03-11 06:42 PM   #186 
                 - thank you . . . smiley pals below--  mistertrickster   Feb-04-11 06:33 PM   #211 
     - See my other reply further down.  tavalon   Feb-03-11 06:06 PM   #179 
     - That's why this and all cancers are multifactorial  tavalon   Feb-03-11 06:19 PM   #182 
     - Certain strains are more linked with cancer  tavalon   Feb-03-11 06:43 PM   #187 
     - correlation vs. causality.  MedicalAdmin   Feb-03-11 03:05 PM   #165 
        - We're leaving out the fact that people are now genotyping these cancers  tavalon   Feb-03-11 06:05 PM   #178 
  - I have a son who was severly damaged by his vaccinations and will never live an independent life  tavalon   Feb-03-11 04:30 AM   #97 
  - Oh Tavalon, I'm so sorry about your son  housewolf   Feb-03-11 01:36 PM   #158 
     - We love him to pieces  tavalon   Feb-03-11 06:16 PM   #180 
  - i think MANDATED hpv vaccine is wrong.  tomp   Feb-03-11 05:44 AM   #108 
  - I thought only right wing  Enthusiast   Feb-03-11 07:16 AM   #112 
  - Look at our Health forum to see the kooks here.  Odin2005   Feb-03-11 08:39 AM   #119 
     - Health forum? We have let the anti-vax nutters run loose all over this place  AngryAmish   Feb-03-11 02:47 PM   #163 
  - That they do.  HuckleB   Feb-03-11 03:50 PM   #173 
  - Sweet housewolf!  hippywife   Feb-02-11 03:57 PM   #6 
  - gladly done; K&R  inna   Feb-02-11 04:00 PM   #8 
  - Thank you so much, inna!  hippywife   Feb-02-11 04:01 PM   #9 
  - you're more than welcome and thank you for your great post, btw!  inna   Feb-02-11 04:38 PM   #37 
     - Nice to meet you, inna!  hippywife   Feb-02-11 05:10 PM   #46 
     - Thanks for your support, Inna  housewolf   Feb-02-11 08:34 PM   #69 
  - delete, wrong place  inna   Feb-02-11 04:21 PM   #23 
  - i gave her a rec miss hippywife.  xchrom   Feb-02-11 04:02 PM   #10 
  - Princess Spice to the rescue!  hippywife   Feb-02-11 04:17 PM   #19 
  - fist bumps to my peeps!  xchrom   Feb-02-11 04:19 PM   #22 
     - ...  hippywife   Feb-02-11 04:27 PM   #26 
        - HW, they let you out of the cooking forum?  Beacool   Feb-02-11 08:06 PM   #63 
           - Hey there, B!  hippywife   Feb-02-11 08:08 PM   #64 
              - Nice seeing you too.  Beacool   Feb-02-11 08:11 PM   #65 
                 - Why, yes you should!  hippywife   Feb-02-11 08:27 PM   #67 
                    - No, I haven't.  Beacool   Feb-02-11 08:41 PM   #71 
  - I don't think we'll be able to say that in a few years  tavalon   Feb-03-11 04:37 AM   #99 
     - I understand the sentiment, tavalon, but we were doing the same things BEFORE the pill  bertman   Feb-03-11 11:47 AM   #142 
     - I agree. Unconstrained sex activity isn't new behavior.  hippywife   Feb-03-11 12:04 PM   #143 
     - And now we're seeing those cancers  tavalon   Feb-03-11 06:01 PM   #177 
        - So my question is what is causing them? Oral sex has been going down (sorry)  bertman   Feb-03-11 09:59 PM   #194 
           - Do you have some documentation for that claim about oral sex?  tavalon   Feb-04-11 03:22 AM   #198 
              - How about the Kama Sutra? It was written over 1400 years ago.  bertman   Feb-05-11 11:48 AM   #215 
     - I asked my gyn about Farrah's cancer  Sugarcoated   Feb-04-11 01:26 AM   #196 
        - Yeah, I don't think anyone chose to be that graphic, but yeah, that's  tavalon   Feb-04-11 06:29 AM   #201 
           - Oh, thank you, thank you tavalon for helping me navigate through this  Sugarcoated   Feb-04-11 10:41 AM   #204 
              - If he's been around and was around without a condom  tavalon   Feb-04-11 01:04 PM   #205 
              - I don't think he'd been around a whole lot  Sugarcoated   Feb-04-11 08:34 PM   #212 
                 - I have a theory  tavalon   Feb-05-11 04:03 AM   #213 
              - It's really important that you know that even though I know some information,  tavalon   Feb-05-11 04:08 AM   #214 
  - done!  Phentex   Feb-02-11 04:08 PM   #11 
  - Thank you, Phentex!  hippywife   Feb-02-11 04:17 PM   #20 
  - I appreciate it to!  housewolf   Feb-02-11 04:32 PM   #29 
  - Thanks for your support, HW!  housewolf   Feb-02-11 04:30 PM   #28 
  - As does yours to me, sweetheart.  hippywife   Feb-02-11 04:41 PM   #40 
  - Done deal.  pengillian101   Feb-02-11 10:42 PM   #83 
  - I missed the original post...  Phentex   Feb-02-11 04:10 PM   #13 
  - Mine might have been one of those insensitive replies.  Sonoman   Feb-02-11 04:13 PM   #14 
  - Good man.  A-Schwarzenegger   Feb-02-11 04:15 PM   #16 
  - i read the thread, and all the humor and i didnt get it. but YOU  seabeyond   Feb-02-11 04:15 PM   #17 
  - ...  Sonoman   Feb-02-11 04:36 PM   #34 
     - man.  seabeyond   Feb-02-11 04:46 PM   #41 
  - Thank you, Sonoman!  hippywife   Feb-02-11 04:19 PM   #21 
  - I sit here in the sunshine...  Sonoman   Feb-02-11 04:35 PM   #32 
     - Hey, we've all been there, hon.  hippywife   Feb-02-11 04:51 PM   #43 
     - That has to be one of the most honorable statements I have EVER read.  Zoeisright   Feb-03-11 09:23 AM   #125 
        - +1 with a smile n/t  Maru Kitteh   Feb-03-11 07:56 PM   #193 
  - Thank you, Sonoman  housewolf   Feb-02-11 04:21 PM   #24 
     - housewolf...  Sonoman   Feb-02-11 04:37 PM   #36 
     - Very sweet, Sonoman  housewolf   Feb-02-11 05:53 PM   #49 
     - I didn't see the original article or the reaction here  tavalon   Feb-03-11 04:40 AM   #100 
  - thank you housewolf. nt  seabeyond   Feb-02-11 04:13 PM   #15 
  - Boorish reply based on a missed sentence or two. Sorry.  cliffordu   Feb-02-11 04:35 PM   #30 
  - gladly knr  Maine-ah   Feb-02-11 04:35 PM   #31 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Feb-02-11 04:36 PM   #33 
  - You are very brave and you have my admiration....  cynatnite   Feb-02-11 04:39 PM   #38 
  - oh wolfie, no words  NMDemDist2   Feb-02-11 04:39 PM   #39 
  - Thanks, NMDem  housewolf   Feb-02-11 07:03 PM   #57 
     - ahh sweetie, sorry it's been so rough  NMDemDist2   Feb-02-11 10:10 PM   #80 
  - Thank you for sharing your personal story with us.  myrna minx   Feb-02-11 04:49 PM   #42 
  - Thanks for putting a human face on this terrible disease.  undeterred   Feb-02-11 05:00 PM   #44 
  - Actually, most people die quickly from the head and neck and cervical cancers caused by HPV  tavalon   Feb-03-11 04:42 AM   #101 
  - Dear HW, thank you for posting your story. You are coming  japple   Feb-02-11 05:05 PM   #45 
  - how frustrating... that your life has been so altered by something that happened 35 years ago  renate   Feb-02-11 05:25 PM   #47 
  - Yes, definitely read up on the link between HPV and oral cancer  housewolf   Feb-02-11 09:07 PM   #73 
  - You are brave and tough to endure what you have had to  yellerpup   Feb-02-11 05:44 PM   #48 
  - Thanks, Yellerpup  housewolf   Feb-02-11 06:27 PM   #52 
     - You are right to speak out. You have first-hand wisdom  yellerpup   Feb-02-11 08:19 PM   #66 
     - You are amazing  tavalon   Feb-03-11 04:44 AM   #102 
        - Thank you for all your supportive and kind comments, Tavalon  housewolf   Feb-03-11 01:46 PM   #159 
           - Yes, I would be honored to call you a friend.  tavalon   Feb-03-11 05:57 PM   #176 
  - I alway knew there was something  Tesha   Feb-02-11 06:00 PM   #50 
  - Oh Tesha -  housewolf   Feb-02-11 06:42 PM   #54 
     - I understand the backing away so well. I did the same thing when I belonged to a small  pacalo   Feb-03-11 03:46 PM   #172 
        - and all the knowledge you could have shared  seabeyond   Feb-03-11 05:54 PM   #175 
           - Thanks so much, seabeyond.  pacalo   Feb-04-11 12:54 AM   #195 
  - Hey....  PCIntern   Feb-02-11 06:08 PM   #51 
  - That's very strange that you PM didn't go through  housewolf   Feb-02-11 09:15 PM   #74 
  - Hey  tavalon   Feb-03-11 04:46 AM   #103 
     - Why, thank you...  PCIntern   Feb-03-11 05:12 AM   #106 
        - Your welcome  tavalon   Feb-03-11 05:15 AM   #107 
  - Thank you.  emilyg   Feb-02-11 06:35 PM   #53 
  - Thank you for sharing your  femrap   Feb-02-11 06:54 PM   #55 
  - Thank you for telling your story.  thanks_imjustlurking   Feb-02-11 07:10 PM   #58 
  - Thank you for sharing your story.  Dappleganger   Feb-02-11 07:23 PM   #61 
  - A co worker, who was also a friend, died of tongue cancer last March at 44.  Beacool   Feb-02-11 07:50 PM   #62 
  - I'm glad that you reposted.  abq e streeter   Feb-02-11 08:44 PM   #72 
  - I'm actually glad I missed the first one  tavalon   Feb-03-11 04:50 AM   #104 
  - Thank you for your important post.  mahina   Feb-02-11 09:16 PM   #75 
  - Thank you  TuxedoKat   Feb-02-11 09:23 PM   #76 
  - Hopefully will make people think better. Hang in there!  webDude   Feb-02-11 09:36 PM   #77 
  - Whoa, this is the most amazing and personal thing I've ever read .. bless you  likesmountains 52   Feb-02-11 09:47 PM   #78 
  - Dear housewolf  Tsiyu   Feb-02-11 10:07 PM   #79 
  - Hugs and K&R  pengillian101   Feb-02-11 10:26 PM   #81 
  - I don't have words either, sweetie. You are very much loved by all of us C&B freaks  Lucinda   Feb-02-11 10:29 PM   #82 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Feb-02-11 11:22 PM   #84 
  - I read the other day about the world's first trachea transplant.  Liberty Belle   Feb-02-11 11:25 PM   #85 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Feb-02-11 11:32 PM   #86 
  - ..I'm going to go with...  AtheistCrusader   Feb-02-11 11:56 PM   #89 
  - So sorry about what you had to experience housewolf  Sugarcoated   Feb-02-11 11:50 PM   #87 
  - Sugarcoated - symptoms  housewolf   Feb-03-11 02:03 PM   #160 
     - Thank you housewolf. for sharing that . . .  Sugarcoated   Feb-04-11 01:33 AM   #197 
  - My original post  tpsbmam   Feb-02-11 11:54 PM   #88 
  - This is another BIG reason to leagalize Sex Workers  Mojeoux   Feb-03-11 12:05 AM   #90 
  - That's a whole other topic and yes, it's a really important thing  tavalon   Feb-03-11 04:52 AM   #105 
  - Thank you for sharing, very powerful.  grahamhgreen   Feb-03-11 01:10 AM   #91 
  - K&R.  Kurovski   Feb-03-11 01:28 AM   #92 
  - I didn't know what to say, so I said this:  boppers   Feb-03-11 02:20 AM   #94 
  - Yes, we have just recently been figuring out that strains of HPV  tavalon   Feb-03-11 04:19 AM   #95 
  - Damn, I only read half of your post before putting my STD instructor information on here  tavalon   Feb-03-11 04:27 AM   #96 
  - all your posts. and boppers. thank you for all this information.  seabeyond   Feb-03-11 06:06 AM   #110 
     - You are wise, Seabeyond  housewolf   Feb-03-11 02:13 PM   #161 
  - I am sorry housewolf.  lonestarnot   Feb-03-11 05:54 AM   #109 
  - Thank you for sharing this....  ProfessionalLeftist   Feb-03-11 07:35 AM   #113 
  - I'm sorry for the suffering and hope living with the remaining effects  mmonk   Feb-03-11 07:37 AM   #114 
  - Thanks you for sharing your story.  cate94   Feb-03-11 07:53 AM   #115 
  - Thank you so much for your post  onlyadream   Feb-03-11 08:24 AM   #116 
  - Rec  cleverusername   Feb-03-11 08:29 AM   #117 
  - I'm not giving up my blowjobs! Quit trying to scare me!  CLANG   Feb-03-11 08:36 AM   #118 
  - scare you? you mean, you giving blow jobs, right? educate. if that scares you  seabeyond   Feb-03-11 09:09 AM   #123 
  - I don't give them, I receive them from my wife.  CLANG   Feb-03-11 09:29 AM   #126 
     - seemed to be all about you.... as you received, oh so scared. well, really wouldnt  seabeyond   Feb-03-11 09:35 AM   #127 
     - And as long as both of you were virgins from the beginning  tavalon   Feb-03-11 06:33 PM   #185 
  - Would you like me to tell you how you can still have your blowjobs and protect your partner  tavalon   Feb-03-11 06:31 PM   #184 
  - Very very powerful and impressive post....  hlthe2b   Feb-03-11 08:50 AM   #121 
  - Sorry this happened, housewolf. Thanks for posting for those who didn't know  raccoon   Feb-03-11 09:15 AM   #124 
  - I'm so sorry  wryter2000   Feb-03-11 10:10 AM   #128 
  - Again, my family's story  derby378   Feb-03-11 10:14 AM   #129 
  - .  seabeyond   Feb-03-11 10:24 AM   #130 
     - It's forced me to think about stuff I take for granted  derby378   Feb-03-11 10:38 AM   #131 
  - Out of respect for the girls  madokie   Feb-03-11 10:46 AM   #132 
  - while there is no excuse for insensitivity  Tsiyu   Feb-03-11 10:56 AM   #133 
  - .  Coyote_Bandit   Feb-03-11 11:24 AM   #136 
  - I don't see what could be funny about this.  Shining Jack   Feb-03-11 11:36 AM   #139 
  - A Great Argument For Male Circumcision Since Their Partners Are Less Likely To Get HPV  DemocratSinceBirth   Feb-03-11 11:37 AM   #140 
  - I suspect...  Chan790   Feb-03-11 12:55 PM   #151 
  - I Don't Think Most Males Or Females Like The Taste Of Latex  DemocratSinceBirth   Feb-03-11 12:59 PM   #154 
     - No, I mean I support an infant circ. ban.  Chan790   Feb-03-11 01:12 PM   #156 
     - "the partners of the unfortunate woman in this article"  housewolf   Feb-04-11 04:17 PM   #209 
  - .... Are the rates of oral hpv much higher in Europe?  krabigirl   Feb-03-11 03:08 PM   #166 
  - Female Condom  tavalon   Feb-03-11 06:49 PM   #188 
     - +!  DemocratSinceBirth   Feb-04-11 06:02 AM   #199 
        - I've spent my adult life seeing that as infant mutilation  tavalon   Feb-04-11 06:24 AM   #200 
           - +2  DemocratSinceBirth   Feb-04-11 09:19 AM   #203 
  - Wow!  blackspade   Feb-03-11 12:57 PM   #153 
  - Thank you for having the courage to post this.  zanana1   Feb-03-11 01:36 PM   #157 
  - You're one very special woman. You're very brave.  Stinky The Clown   Feb-03-11 02:43 PM   #162 
  - Oh, housewolf...  pacalo   Feb-03-11 03:24 PM   #167 
  - TY housewolf! Approx 20 million Americans have HPV & don't know it  girl_interrupted   Feb-03-11 03:36 PM   #170 
  - Thank you SO much for that info about vaccinating boys and men for HPV!  housewolf   Feb-04-11 03:58 PM   #208 
  - For Housewolf . . .  moreland01   Feb-03-11 03:36 PM   #171 
  - Thank you for sharing your story.  HuckleB   Feb-03-11 03:51 PM   #174 
  - Thank you for sharing your story.  bigwillq   Feb-03-11 06:17 PM   #181 
 

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