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always wore a diaphragm how did i get hpv

A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Zisow
46 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Contraceptive Only: A diaphragm simply holds spermacid near your cervix so sperm are killed before they can enter your womb. It does not protect the vagina from infectio ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Here are some...: Your carefulness and concern are plausible but way too far from reality. To help understand life reality and disease better, go to peruse articles in ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Just bad luck: The HPV vaccines are among the most effective vaccines ever developed. But there are >100 HPV types and your vaccine covered only 4 of them. These ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Depends: This depends on how you define having hpv. The virus has active and dormant phases. If you are discussing the active phase, like genital warts, these ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
No: There are numerous different wart viruses. Perhaps your initial infection came from him, or his came from you. If you each have a different wart virus ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Timing issue: At a listed age of 29, you may have acquired the strains long before your present relationship and carried it asymptomatically.The vaccine was first a ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Hello, : Hello, I do not know what your odds are of getting cervical cancer. However, if a female has a human papillomavirus (hpv) infection that remains aft ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
35 years experience Pediatrics
Absolutely!: The hpv vaccine protects against a virus that is responsible not only for genital warts, but for almost all of cervical, penile, and anal cancers, as ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carlo Hatem
24 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
No: Not unless they have visible warts on their hands or face. Transmission is more likely with intimate contact.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Possible but...: A hx of no recurrent wart after treatment is favorable but not a guaranty of not still being a hpv carrier because many hpv-infected men, like women, ... Read More

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