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What Can Cause Hpv Other Than Sexual Contact
Close contact: Hand warts, feet warts(plantar warts), digital warts and flat warts all caused by hpv. Hand and feet warts may occur after open skin(wound, abrasion, scratch, cuts, etc) in contact with warts virus presenting in gym (floor, equipment, etc.), swimming pools, house floors, meat, etc. Digitsl/flat warts might be spreading thorugh shaving. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Human Papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted infection. There are over 100 different types of HPV that causes warts in different areas of the body. HPV is incredibly common and almost all sexually active men and women get it during their lifetime. Most of the time HPV does not cause any symptoms or complications. However, A limited number of these HPV viruses are pathogenic and if not monitored carefully can be responsible for causing cervical and penile cancer. Some of these viruses have been ...Read more
Close to zero.: It's a sexually transmitted dsease.Get a more detailed answer ›
Why is having sex more likely to transfer viruses and bacteria than any other types of bodily contact?
How are STI and STD spread? If two people have not had any sexual contact with any other person can an STI or STD be spread through anal or oral sex?
Mutual monogamy: Mutual monogamy, assuming both parties are negative for STD's, usually guarantee absence of transmission. The exception is previous exposure to Herpes which has not had any "outbreaks" over a period of time until resuming contact with another partner. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can HPV be spread other ways other than vaginal or anal sex ? And do warts have to be present for the virus to be passed on or no ?
Unsafe sex but with many different positions and uninfected partners/ could this lead to infection?
How do you know?: You can only get an infection from sex with a partner who is infected, whether with syphilis, gonorrhea, hiv, or others. But it's generally hard to know whether someone is infected. Your partners may not always know, and people have been known to lie for the purpose of sex. The best approach is to assume everyone's infected and behave accordingly. ...Read more
Is it likly to transfur viruses and bacteria via sex than any other contact, such as shaking hands?
How likely is it to contract chlamydia or any other STDs while giving/receiving unprotected oral sex?
Giving > receiving: Oral sex is one way to pass std though not as common as vaginal or anal intercourse. Herpes, hpv and syphilis are passed by mouth to skin contact. Gonorrhea, chlamydia and HIV are examples of disease passed by fluids. The fluid coming into contact with the tissue of the mouth and throat are how infections can occur. Condoms decrease risk. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Any Direct Contact: Genital herpes is essentially spread by direct contact with an infectious area. It is very common and easy spread. Genital herpes can be spread even if you or your partner don't see any sores - orally or genitally. Valtrex (valacyclovir) has been shown to reduce, not eliminate the risk for asymptomatic transmission. Condoms can help but contact outside of the condom covered areas can result in infection. ...Read more
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