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Can Hpv Be Transmitted Through Kissing
HPV and Saliva: Yes. But, remember that most of us are infected with a strain of hpv by age 26. This will be an interesting story to follow as medicine learns more about hpv; finds more and better tests to predict the cancers this virus can cause. And, now that there is the gardisil vaccine all at risk (all young adults) should get vaccinated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Yes but no matter: MRSA is carried on the skin and is in the dust in homes where infected people live. Any skin-to-skin infection can be transmitted by close contact including sex. In other words, just sharing a house or bed with someone with MRSA is enough. Sex itself usually isn't the issue. ...Read more
Yes, but...: Nobody knows the degree of risk because there are too many unknowns, such as: does the other person have the virus, how much virus does she have, what exactly is oral sex for that couple, how many total minutes of exposure per episode, how many episodes, how much total virus gets into the guy's mouth, etc., etc... So, in life, if a person is a "worrier", he has to play it safe and not do stuff. ...Read more
Kissing disease: You can transmit the kissing disease better known as mononucleosis. You can also trasmit HIV only if both partners have cuts in their mouth and there is exchange of blood or infected fluids from bleeding gums or sores. Closed mouth kissing is fine. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Potentially: Chlamydial species can be present in oral secretions but are usually eliminated by the enzymes in saliva. They do, however, cause atypical pneumonias, conjuncitivitis, and at least theoretically can produce other forms of upper respiratory infection. If you are referring to non-gonococcal urethritis or pelvic infection it is very unlikely to be acquired like that, and is almost always sexually. ...Read more
Unlikely to happen: You could acquire some eggs on your hands from contaminated bed sheets or under ware & then transfer to your face & lips, but that takes a lot of ifs to happen. Pw's are not passed like a virus or sore throat but do require exposure to the shed eggs of an infected person. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes, some can: For example, if a man has a GC/CT/trich urethritis, the germs are going to be delivered through the urethra by both urine and ejaculate. Hepatitis and herpes have been present in saliva as well. Chances of co-infection increase with breaks in oral or vaginal mucosa. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If I have oral HPV could i transmit it to my child through sharing food untensils, kissing him, sharing drinks, foods?
HPV: This is most commonly transmitted by direct contact and seldom if ever by inanimate objects, but if you are sharing food utensils and there is immediate transfer i would imagine this could happen. ...Read more
If I have oral hpv and preform oral sex on a woman, could she possibly get hpv? In other words, can hpv be spread through saliva? Also, is there any possibility of spreading it (oral hpv) through kissing?
Oral HPV/ spread?: Any mucosal surface will be a potential source of both acquiring and spreading HPV: this includes oral areas, so "kissing" can cause spread, and genital areas in both men and women, though oral or sexual contact. HPV is very common, so multiple partners can easily acquire this and spread accordingly. ...Read more
Can i pass non-wart genital HPV to my baby through cuddling, kissing his cheeks, changing his diapers with unclean hands, etc?
Let me explain: Studies have shown hpv transmission between hands and genitals of the same person and sexual partners is possible, partridge reports men's fingertips became positive for high risk hpv at more than half the rate (26% per 2 years) as their genitals (48%) winer reports 14% of fingertip samples from sexually active women were positive. So clean your hands before. ...Read more
Can hpv/genital wart get passed on through oral sex? My bf had oral sex with me and I have HPV and a genital wart, can that be passed on to him through the mouth and can I get hpv/ wart of the mouth if he kissed me after oral sex?
In : In short...Yes. These lesions are caused by the hpv virus and can be transmitted by contact like any other virus. Over the last 20 years we are seeing increasing number of intraoral lesions caused by the hpv viruses linked to genital warts due to the increase in oral sex. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
HPV is contagious: Human papilloma virus is contagious. There are multiple strains of hpv. Some can cause cervical cancer, some throat cancer and some warts. You are still young enough to go to your doctor and start the hpv vaccine series with Cervarix or gardasil. Become more aware and start a school program making all of your friends, boys and girls aware of hpv. The vaccines can stop the spread of cancer. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can HPV be passed by kissing? Or a male giving oral for a female ? If yes can HPV go away on its own?
Can you get HPV if you touch, hug, or kiss someone with it? I'm kinda scared to get it that's why. Thanks.
NO: Hiv is transmitted through body fluids. These fluids would need to have contact through broken skin or mucous membranes. It is transmitted through sex, sharing needles, breast feeding, exposure of open wounds to large amounts of blood, semen, vaginal fluids, breast milk. Studies of family members living with HIV + family are not at any greater risk. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
When genial HPV isn't active. How is it transmitted. Can this happened by toilet seats. Towels. Clothes. Cups. Spoons. Kissing?
Location,location: Hpv is spread by skin to skin contact.It does not need to be visible to you to be present. If you have or had genital lesions, any surface they come in contact with can become infected.Oral sex can end up bringing the germ to the lips (visable or not) and oral cavity & then be transferred to other surfaces. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Good Question: Hpv can be potentially be transmitted from kissing, especially french kissing because of contact with the mucosa - the inside lining of your mouth. It can be transmitted through genital sex and oral to genital sex. There is no data about contracting hpv from towels or drinking glasses... I think that is less likely a possibility. ...Read more
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