A 25-year-old female asked:

Is it possible to get oral hpv from licking or suck fingers (don't know whether partner infected with hpv or not or fingers touched genitals before tht) please help?happened 8 years ago..?

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Dr. Yvette Kratzberg
Pediatrics 26 years experience
Initial infection with HPV shows lesions in or around genitals. After initial clearing, the infection may lay dormant in the nerve cells in those areas and may arise again during times of stress and trauma. The best way of checking to see if you have HPV is to have regular Pap smears with HPV testing.
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Dr. Birendra Tandan
Urology 36 years experience
Chances in this scenario are near0. You should be OK
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