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Is my boyfriend at risk for catching HPV after oral sex with me if i have it

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Dr. Tara Passow
39 years experience Dermatology
Yes: Unfortunately, the hpv virus can be spread even when no visible lesions are present.

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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edwin Ishoo
27 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
HPV: Yes, of course.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Lewis
43 years experience Urology
See answer: The same types of hpv that infect the genital areas can infect the mouth, throat. Only a few studies have looked at how people get oral hpv, and some ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience Family Medicine
All things HPV:: No oral spread. The best summary of the HPV virus, in all its forms, is the one on Wikipedia. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Human_papillomavirus I le ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mike Moore
7 years experience Family Medicine
Yes.: You can contract hpv in our mouth or genitals from contact with the warts or surrounding tissue. Sperm or seminal fluid does not necessarily play a ro ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Lio
Dr. Peter Lio answered
19 years experience Dermatology
Fairly low risk: Even without visible warts, there is still probably some viral shedding. So, technically, there is some risk. But, getting hpv in the mouth is uncom ... Read More
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A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. G Funari
Dr. G Funari answered
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
In : In short...Yes. These lesions are caused by the hpv virus and can be transmitted by contact like any other virus. Over the last 20 years we are seein ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Finke
14 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: The hpv virus is very easily transmitted from person to person. Fingers, mouths, sharing sex toys without washing in between are all thought to be way ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Farhad Sigari
19 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Absolutely: There are different types of hpv and certain types are quickly becoming the number reason for oral and throat cancers (often transmitted by oral sex).
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Tillett
21 years experience Urology
Yes: Hpv can be transmitted from an infected mouth to the genitals, or from infected genitals to the mouth.

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