A 16-year-old female asked:
during masturbation, i touch my cervix with my fingers (washed hands before). is this likely to cause hpv or cervical cancer?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Addagada Rao answered
55 years experience General Surgery
No: HPV is transmitted from other person (partner) who has genital warts, yes HPV infections a later stage of life will give cervical cancer. At 16 you should consider to get vaccinated. Speak to your parents.
Answered on Apr 4, 2018
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