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can hpv be passed through oral sex?

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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).
Answered on Sep 28, 2016
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Agree w Dr. Sigari: Hpv can deinitely be passed through oral sex. Oral sex has potential to transmit a number of sti's. Herpes simplex, hiv, hpv, gonorrhea, chlamydia, syphilis ; hepatitis can be spread via oral sex.
Answered on Dec 2, 2016
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Dr. Tony Ho answered
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Possibly: Hpv is fairly hardy and can survive on surfaces for days; that is how it causes plantar warts. Definitely get clean glassware.

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