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A 37-year-old male asked:

How can someone with hpv-cervical cancer and get cold soars occasionally still transmitt through giving oral sex to able who does not have hpv?

3 doctor answers9 doctors weighed in
Dr. Carlos Satulovsky
Psychiatry 29 years experience
Hpv is contagious: Hpv can be transmitted anyway; you should practice safe sex only to avoid the risk of passing the infections to thers, if you have the virus. Best wishes.
Dr. Sathish Adigopula
Pediatrics 21 years experience
.: Hpv can transmit when affected person has active lesions. Sometime the active lesions may not be readily apparent.
Dr. Phil Chen
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Different disease: Cold sore could from herpes virus, not hpv. Oral sex could get both diseases if the disease is active.

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