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If I have HPV can I pass it to my daughter by kissing her?

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Dr. Nela Cordero
53 years experience in Pediatrics
HPV: No, it is not transmitted by kissing. Human papilloma virus vaccine prevents cancer among men and women.
Answered on May 19, 2013

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