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now that both partners have hpv, will giving and receiving oral sex increase the likelihood of throat cancers?

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Dr. Philip Miller
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Good question: Cetain types of HPV stains have been inplicated in cervical, vaginal and anal cancer. I am not aware of current cases of throat cancer, but certainly consult your GYN.
Answered on May 10, 2014

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