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Can you give hpv to a child

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not in my opinion: You need to discuss that with your child and their doctor, it is to prevent hpv when they do have sex which hopefully won't be until they are older wh ... Read More
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
No: Hpv is only one of more than a dozen illnesses that can be transmitted through intercourse & actually only covers 9 of dozens of strains of that v ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Vandersteen
30 years experience Pediatric Urology
No: Direct skin to skin/ mucous membrane contact is necessary.
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christopher Duggar
26 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Hpv causes abnormal paps and warts but rarely affects baby.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
No worries: HPV is not transmitted to unborn babies. Once in a while a baby is infected during delivery if mom has HPV, but is quite rare even though genital HPV ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
HPV: This is most commonly transmitted by direct contact and seldom if ever by inanimate objects, but if you are sharing food utensils and there is immedia ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
HPV?: HPV (Human Papilloma Virus) of which there are many strains can infect and thereby transform the cells of your cervix( the opening of your womb). You ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gray
13 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Hpv is sexually transmitted. Causal contact, including sharing towels or taking baths does not transmit hpv.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Most do: In the pre-vaccine era upwards of 70% of random blood samples at a women's college clinic showed evidence of prior HPV. The disease is often silent an ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
No: Can't be affected if there is no hpv around.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Difficult issue: The data does show some forms (genital warts) emerging up to 2-3 years after a vaginal birth to an infected mom. Since subsequent transmission to som ... Read More

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