A 38-year-old male asked:
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am i likely to get hpv from colonoscoy?

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Dr. Brad Goldenberg
35 years experience Pediatrics
Highly unlikely: The scope would have to be improperly sterilized for this to happen, you can't infect yourself, no other possibilities here
Answered on Oct 28, 2017
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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
No risk, no worry: HPV is not known to be transmitted by colonoscopes or any other kind of contaminated medical instrument. Don't worry about it.
Answered on Jul 3, 2017
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