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Can HPV be transmitted through saliva?

Can HPV be transmitted through saliva?

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 more

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Dr. Ira Friedlander
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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


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Can stis be contracted through kissing?

Can stis be contracted through kissing?

Seldom if ever: Possibly herpes simplex, but this would be on the tissue of the oral cavity and unless you were kissing elsewhere this would not be possible. ...Read more

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Can HPV be transmitted through breastmilk?

No: This is not a virus that travels in breast milk. It is a virus family that passes from surface to surface by direct contact/exposure. To get into breast milk it would need to have a significant blood phase, but it does not. ...Read more

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Can mrsa be transmitted through sex?

Can mrsa be transmitted through sex?

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

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Can hpv be spread through oral sex?

Can hpv be spread through oral sex?

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

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Is HPV be spread through kissing?

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

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Can STDs be transmitted through sharing underwear?

Can STDs be transmitted through sharing underwear?

No : Stds are passed by having sex whether its oral, vaginal or anal sex. They are not passed by clothing or casual contact. Why are you wearing someone's underwear though? ...Read more

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Can HPV be passed through oral sex?

Can HPV be passed through oral sex?

Agree w Dr. Sigari: Hpv can deinitely be passed through oral sex. Oral sex has potential to transmit a number of sti's. Herpes simplex, hiv, hpv, gonorrhea, chlamydia, syphilis ; hepatitis can be spread via oral sex. ...Read more

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Can HPV be passed through oral sex?

Agree w Dr. Tillet.: Oral sex has potential to transmit a number of sti's. Herpes simplex, hiv, hpv, gonorrhea, chlamydia, syphilis ; hepatitis can be spread via oral sex. ...Read more

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Can HIV be transmitted through water?

Can HIV be transmitted through water?

No: The HIV virus is spread by blood to blood contact such as an IV drug abuser sharing a needle with another and by unprotected sexual contact. It can also be spread from mother to child during birth or breast feeding. It is not spread through ingesting water. ...Read more

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Can HIV or STDs be transferred by kissing?

Can HIV or STDs be transferred by kissing?

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 more

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Can chlamydia be transferred through kissing or during oral?

Can chlamydia be transferred through kissing or during oral?

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

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Can pinworms be passed through kissing?

Can pinworms be passed through kissing?

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 more

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Can STDs be transmitted through saliva or through urine?

Can STDs be transmitted through saliva or through urine?

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 more

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Can herpes be passed through oral sex?

Can herpes be passed through oral sex?

Very easily!: Which is by the term genital herpes can apply to type 1 or 2! it is another reason for chronic supressive therapy for both oral and known genital herpes, since virus can be shed without known active sores! ...Read more

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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What is hpv? How can it spread? Example kissing, touching, sex? Thank you!

What is hpv? How can it spread? Example kissing, touching, sex? Thank you!

Human Papilloma: Hpv means human papilloma virus. This is a very common virus that is passed via sexual intercourse and via oral sex. Some strains of the virus can cause genital warts. Other strains have been linked to cervical, oral and throat cancer. ...Read more

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Can HPV be passed by kissing? Or a male giving oral for a female ? If yes can HPV go away on its own?

Can HPV be passed by kissing? Or a male giving oral for a female ? If yes can HPV go away on its own?

HPV: Yes to all of your questions. Hpv does clear on it's own (with your body's help and immune system) about 70% of the time. And please get the gardisil hpv vaccine! ...Read more

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Can you get HPV if you touch, hug, or kiss someone with it? I'm kinda scared to get it that's why. Thanks.

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 more

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When genial HPV isn't active. How is it transmitted. Can this happened by toilet seats. Towels. Clothes. Cups. Spoons. Kissing?

When genial HPV isn't active. How is it transmitted. Can this happened by toilet seats. Towels. Clothes. Cups. Spoons. Kissing?

HPV: Is generally transmitted by direct contact and not by inanimate objects. It is unclear what you mean by "isn't active" since this is almost always without symptoms other than the presence of warts. ...Read more

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Can you spread HPV warts by kissing someone?

Can you spread HPV warts by kissing someone?

Not as we usually ki: Genital warts might be spread by contact with the genital skin. Kissing elsewhere is not a risk. Most people, not all, will clear this virus(es) in a few weeks with few or no symptoms. ...Read more

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Can i pass HPV to my kids by kissing or sharing a spoon or something?

HPV: Is a highly contagious virus, usually transmitted sexually but if you have hpv you should be careful regarding hygiene. ...Read more

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So if I have HPV can I give it by kissing or kissing her virginia ;) ?

So if I have HPV can I give it by kissing or kissing her virginia  ;) ?

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 more

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Can you contract HPV from using the same towel? Drinking after someone? Or kissing?

Can you contract HPV from using the same towel? Drinking after someone? Or kissing?

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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If i had oral sex with some one that has HPV and i got it can other people get it if i kissed them?

Yes: Hpv is contagious. It can be passed orally, vaginally and anally. You should avoid activity while you have a visible lesion, and should probably use a condom in any event. ...Read more