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A 38-year-old male asked:

partner has abnormal cells (non cancerous) in vagina/cervix from hpv. is it safe for both of us to still have unprotected sex? she is having procedure soon to remove them

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
The basics: Any abnormal cells from HPV arise months/years/decades after the 1st infection. The germ is likely dormant, but you are likely already infected if together for a long time. Males rarely have any symptoms or complications from penile exposure but oral cancer may be related. I would not change your life for this. Discuss it with your own doc if other questions remain.

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