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In case a person has oral hpv, then licking a finger for few seconds and then touching nose and eyes through the same finger can transmit hpv to these body sites?

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Dr. Birendra Tandan answered

Specializes in Urology

Touch alone does not transmit HPV

Answered 9/24/2021

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Dr. William Moore answered

Specializes in Pediatrics

Not very likely but, yes, possible. Wash as soon as possible to lessen likelihood of transmission.

Answered 9/25/2021

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