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how likely is the contraction of hpv if you have unprotected sex with an infected person?

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Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Unacceptable: Is possible to be lucky if you only had unprotected sex once with an hpv +ve partner. No reliable ststistics available to give %risk or chance. But, even 1% risk would be too high, and risks must be in the 20 -50% range. Please get checked & get prophylactic or necessary treatment asap.
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Some studies show a 70% transmission rate from male to female and 50% from female to male.
Apr 19, 2013

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Chances of getting pregnant from sex on last day of period -if 31 day cycle?

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