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can my children with genital warts by sharing a toilet

A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience in Dermatology
HPV: Hpv is passed on through genital contact, most often during vaginal and anal sex. Hpv may also be passed on during oral sex and genital-to-genital con ... Read More

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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ralph Boling
38 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Very unlikely: usually requires contact with the infected location, to get transmitted.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
No worries: Bathtubs, swimming pools, Jacuzzi tubs, and washing machines do not transmit HPV infections. Various people's laundry can be washed together (but sepa ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
No worries: Swimming pools, bathtubs, and washing machines do not transmit HPV infections. The laundry can be washed together (but separate the lights and darks, ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Doesn't happen: The germs of HPV are not passed simply like a staph or strep. They are passed by genital to genital contact & seem to require some of the mechanic ... Read More
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
No worries: One can discuss with his primary care provider how to get the HPV vaccine, which is approved for both men and women. Gardasil-9 vaccine gives men and ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience in General Surgery
Unlikely: Warts are caused by human papilloma virus, in order to get them you need constant contact and some small skin abrasion, just using the bath room is un ... Read More
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience in Infectious Disease
No risk, no worry: Human papillomavirus (HPV) is not transmitted through contaminated environments. There is absolutely no risk from this. You cannot catch the genital t ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leila Hashemi
20 years experience in Internal Medicine
HPV: The virus does not survive long on inanimate objects, but it can be spread in the short-term if sex toys are shared between partners.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience in General Surgery
Yes possible: Papilloma virus is contagious possible but unlikely as most of the time it is not from toilets.

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