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Am very worried....please do reply sir or mam...is it possible to get hpv infection by touching underwear of someone who never had sexual activity before n by accident touched own genitals after 6-8 hours with the same hand..?can it get transmitted??

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Dr. Hunter Handsfield answered

Specializes in Infectious Disease

HPV is only transmitted by sex, not by contact with contaminated clothing or a contaminated environment, like toilet seats. Don't worry about this.

Answered 2/12/2022

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Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc answered

Specializes in Internal Medicine

Skin to skin contact is necessary for HPV transmission to occur. CDC.gov is a reliable site for further information. You should have been offered the vaccine by now.

Answered 2/12/2022

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh answered

Specializes in Pathology

No. You are not at risk for getting HPV from what you described. Get HPV vaccination.

Answered 2/12/2022

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