Plainville, CT
A 37-year-old male asked:

How do you get hpv-cervical cancer. and if she gives oral sex is it transmitt able or only through sex.

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Dr. Arthur Heller
Gastroenterology 45 years experience
STD: Lots of hpv strains, some have increased risk to develop into cervical ( or oral and throat cancer - note michael douglas). Hpv nay be visible as external warts of genitals, or not ( internal- only internal exam and pap can tell. Contagious, with contact with affected parts. Virus can be shed in vaginal secretions as well. Treatable. Not all hpv strains are pre cancerous.
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