A 36-year-old female asked:
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boyfriend just found a genital wart on him, we've had sex once what are the chances i will get it? i have not received the shot to prevent hpv!

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Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
Yes it is possible: You should get checked by a doctor. If you used a condom there is a much less chance you will pick up the hpv virus. Also the hpv vaccine only covers 4 of the most common srtains of hpv (over 140 strains of hpv).
Answered on Apr 1, 2016

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