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masturbating and hpv

A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jessica Khan
31 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: It is a contact infection. No matter what you are doing, if your naked skin gets in contact with it, it can hitch a ride and hang on in which case yo ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
No: You do dot get them that way. They are passed from infected genital skin on one person to uninfected genital skin of another person.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Explain to doctor: You posted your question on our free, public, informational forum... where medical advice and medical care are not given. Try a private consultation w ... Read More
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Saliva: This will not transmit sexually transmitted diseases even if you are using somebody else's saliva as a lubricant. In order to get an STD you must get ... 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
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Likely unrelated: Warts on regular skin are HPV (all warts are) but not genital warts. HPV is a family of dozens of viruses and regular skin warts are from a different ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Sure: There are no restrictions on masturbation. It is healthy sexual outlet and part of normal sexual behavior. Getting the vaccine is not an issue. Good j ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Yes, just wash your hands thoroughly before engaging in any activity that involves genital manipulation.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
No delay required: The benefit and effectiveness of the hpv vaccine is not altered by the activities you engage in after it is given. The protection afforded by the vacc ... Read More
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