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can oral sex transmit hpv?

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Dr. David Finke
14 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: The hpv virus is very easily transmitted from person to person. Fingers, mouths, sharing sex toys without washing in between are all thought to be ways of transmitting hpv.
Answered on Mar 22, 2014
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Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Unfortunately yes: It can be transmitted by oral sex.
Answered on Mar 17, 2014
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Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
See my answer! I agree with you completely!
Mar 17, 2014
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Yes colleagues say-: But at present time, the number one cause for throat cancer is hpv, sexually transmitted, more so than smoking! all young females and males should be vaccinated for hpv!
Answered on Sep 28, 2016

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Dr. Farhad Sigari
19 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Absolutely: There are different types of hpv and certain types are quickly becoming the number reason for oral and throat cancers (often transmitted by oral sex).
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Tillett
21 years experience Urology
Yes: Hpv can be transmitted from an infected mouth to the genitals, or from infected genitals to the mouth.
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Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Yes, but...: Nobody knows the degree of risk because there are too many unknowns, such as: does the other person have the virus, how much virus does she have, what ... Read More
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Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Yes HPV is virus: By repeated direct contacts by any means virus will get transmited ( get infected )

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