A member asked:

When i was 8 a dog licked my genital. its sad and depressing. later i noticed 2 warts around my penis. idk if i had them before the event. urologist told me they were normal warts no genital hpv. that dogs cant infect us and i have no sexual events

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Dr. Hunter Handsfield answered

Specializes in Infectious Disease

Your doctor is correct. You don't have warts or HPV, and you acquired no infection from the dog. However, it appears you are feeling guilty or ashamed about the event when you were 8 years old. Professional counseling may be a good idea. But you needn't be at all worried about any other health effects. Good luck.

Answered 10/12/2021

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