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hpv sexual can I receive for sharing a cigarette

A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
37 years experience Family Medicine
Theoretically : If the cigarette has been held by a person with hpv on the fingers, theoretically the virus can be transmitted to another person. Usually, however, tr ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Zero risk: Nobody ever catches any STDs by sharing cigarettes or other oral exposures. Even kissing is no risk, except for oral herpes due to HSV1 (which isn't c ... Read More
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Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
24 years experience Ophthalmology
Not unlikely: Hpv is highly contagious. Risk depends on many factors, immune status.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ralph Boling
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not likely: this way. If an HPV lesion is being burned away by laser, or electrocautery, this smoke plume may carry the viral infectious material. But not as you ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jessica Khan
31 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: Hpv or human pappiloma virus is the agent for warts. It can occur any part of the body covered by skin or mucosa. So contact with other body parts o ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Le Wang
Dr. Le Wang answered
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Birth canal: Rarely, HPV may also be transmitted through the birth canal of the infected mother, causing recurrent respiratory HPV infection in children.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
HPV: Nope. Not at all. Hpv is transmitted skin to skin. So even just touching someone with warts can transmit this virus.
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tsu-Yi Chuang
49 years experience Dermatology
Close contact: Hand warts, feet warts(plantar warts), digital warts and flat warts all caused by hpv. Hand and feet warts may occur after open skin(wound, abrasion, ... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
46 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes!: Certain HPV types have a predilection for cutaneous epithelium and are found in plantar warts, common warts, flat warts, and butcher's warts. HPV type ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ew Christensen
27 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: You can still get the vaccine and still receive some benefit. Take care!
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Risk is risk: The protection provided by the 2 or 4 strain hpv vaccine applies only to those strains involved (there are many more) and begins to set up within 3-4 ... Read More

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