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A 26-year-old female asked:

Is hpv spread through skin to skin contact? what types?

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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 55 years experience
Sexual contact only: Yes, skin to skin -- but not ANY skin to skin contact. HPV is spread almost entirely by the skin contact that goes along with sex. Non-sexual skin contact is risk free.
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