Top
10
Doctor insights on: Can Hpv Be Transmitted Through Kissing

Share
Dr. Olav Jaren
4 doctors shared insights

Hpv (Definition)

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


2

2
Is HPV be spread through kissing?

Yes: Hpv can be spread by any intimate contact with infected individuals who are in an infectious state. ...Read more

3

3
If I have oral HPV could i transmit it to my child through sharing food untensils, kissing him, sharing drinks, foods?

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

4

4
Can i pass non-wart genital HPV to my baby through cuddling, kissing his cheeks, changing his diapers with unclean hands, etc?

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

5

5
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?

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 more

See 2 more doctor answers
6

6
I don't know much about hpv, my boyfriend has it and i'm scared to kiss him, is HPV contagious?

I don't know much about hpv, my boyfriend has it and i'm scared to kiss him, is HPV contagious?

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 more

See 2 more doctor answers