A 40-year-old male asked:
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my brother has genital warts ,my genitals touched the toilet seat when i went to the toilet,he just used the toilet ,if there is genital hpv virus on the toilet seat,can i get infected?

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Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
No: There has been no documented cases of HPV involving transfer by toilet seats.
Answered on Feb 13, 2020
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