A 34-year-old member asked:

Is getting hpv from a blow job low risk?

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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 59 years experience
No not low risk: No it is not low risk and it can cause oral hpv infection.
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A 32-year-old male asked:

What are some of the risk factors for getting HPV?

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Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
The risk factors for getting HPV include:: Intercourse at a young age, Immunocompromised.
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I have only high risk HPV, will my bf get warts? As they're low risk right?
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Can I get genital HPV (both high and low risk) from a hotel dry towel (maybe) be used by an infected person almost 3 hours before. The air conditioning was turned on when I entered the room?
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Zero risk. It is not possible to get genital HPV except by sex with an infected person.
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