A 33-year-old female asked:
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can i pass non-wart genital hpv to my baby through cuddling, kissing his cheeks, changing his diapers with unclean hands, etc?

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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Let me explain: Studies have shown hpv transmission between hands and genitals of the same person and sexual partners is possible, partridge reports men's fingertips became positive for high risk hpv at more than half the rate (26% per 2 years) as their genitals (48%) winer reports 14% of fingertip samples from sexually active women were positive. So clean your hands before.
Answered on May 16, 2018

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