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can my mom get hpv/infection (mostly concerned about hpv/std) from me if i used her nostril scissors to cut my genital hair/pop my pimples and failed to properly clean them? i am a 20yo virgin. only my doctor and family has touched my genitals(baths?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Transmission...: Transmission, transmitted, as in Sexually Transmitted Diseases, means passing from one person to the next. So, each person gets to ask, "Do I have a disease from somebody else, that I can transmit to another person?" In each scenario, who MIGHT have the disease? It must be the person(s) who have had sexual contact. The disease transmits FROM the person who has had sexual contact, to others.

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