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Does hpv wash away in the washer

A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michelle Jones singer
Gynecology 38 years experience
No: Hpv is a virus and it will present as a wart on you hand. A wart is remove by chemical treatment, freezing or laser.

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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
The basics: HPV is a family of viruses that cause warts & other skin surface infections. Each strain has specific living requirements supplied by the type of ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Relax: HPV is passed surface to surface by direct genital to genital contact. It does not spread by casual contact as would germs like staph or strep. Normal... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Very rare: The troublesome strains of HPV that cause cancer of the penis and cervix are unlikely to be transmitted except by sex -- they're adapted for this. Eve... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
About toilets...: We don't worry about HPV anogenital wart viruses getting transmitted by bathroom fixtures. College-aged persons should already be vaccinated, right? H... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 50 years experience
HPV infection is a sexually transmitted disease(STD). Therefore it is not likely to be affecting a virgin. Consequently you need not worry about getti... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joy Jackson
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Treating : Treating cervical warts with acid does not affect your fertility. The only possible issue could be that it could weaken your cervix leading to incompe... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Probably not: Probably not, however, unless your hands contacted a HPV lesion(wart) and then touched a mucous membrane of your daughter intimately, then transfer is... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
No worries: In real life, that sort of transmission does not happen. Many things are possible in life, but worrying about the ultra rare events will make one's li... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 53 years experience
No risk, no worry: Genital HPV infection is spread only by sex -- you won't infect anyone with HPVt or any other STD. But there could be risk of spreading non STD i... Read More

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