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Doctor insights on: Can I Have Oral Sex After Being Treated With Hpv

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Dr. M. Hytham Beck
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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 oral sex transmit hpv?

Yes: The hpv virus is very easily transmitted from person to person. Fingers, mouths, sharing sex toys without washing in between are all thought to be ways of transmitting hpv. ...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 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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Can a woman get HPV from receiving oral sex?  

Can a woman get HPV from receiving oral sex?  

Yes HPV is virus: By repeated direct contacts by any means virus will get transmited (get infected) ...Read more

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Could I give my bf HPV by giving him oral sex?

HPV: Hpv or human papilloma virus can be transmitted orally and can lead to oral cancers of mouth and throat. ...Read more

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What are the odds of contracting HPV during oral sex?

What are the odds of contracting HPV during oral sex?

Unknown but low risk: Oral HPV infections can occur -- on average, they are roughly one tenth as frequent as genital infections. For the most part, oral sex can be considered low risk for HPV, but not zero risk. There are no data on the transmission chance for any single oral sex event, but I would guess it's a lot lower than 1 in a thousand (in either direction, i.e. genital to oral or vice versa). ...Read more

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I have HPV can I pass it by giving oral sex to my partner?

Yes: This is not as common a pathway to pass hpv comparing to vaginal/anal intercourse, but it does occur. ...Read more

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Can a man get HPV by receiving just oral sex from a woman.

Can a man get HPV by receiving just oral sex from a woman.

HPV and Oral Sex: Not likely. As you have been taught previously, it is more likely that the women get hpv in this scenario than giving it. ...Read more

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What is the safest way to have oral sex with someone who is HPV positive?

What is the safest way to have oral sex with someone who is HPV positive?

Barrier precautions: You should use a barrier between each other's skin to prevent direct contact. ...Read more

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When one partner has HPV does that mean oral sex is not an option anymore?

When one partner has HPV does that mean oral sex is not an option anymore?

Possibly!: Hpv is now the most common cause for throat cancer in either sex! that said, it is highly contagious and easily transmitted! Oral sex with barrier protection can help, certainly with regular intercourse! All women should be vaccinated with hpv vaccine at an early age. The same case can be made for males! ...Read more

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Is it possible to contract HPV by performing oral sex on someone who has it?

Is it possible to contract HPV by performing oral sex on someone who has it?

Yes!: And it may be behind the surge in throat cancer in men, even suggested by some that it may be responsible for more cases than smoking. Here is a good link! Www. Webmd. Com/sex.../4-things-you-didnt-know-about-oral-sex‎ transmission to females also occurs, but lesions are usually visible in males! ...Read more

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In what way can I safely give my girlfriend oral sex when she has been diagnosed with hpv?

In what way can I safely give my girlfriend oral sex when she has been diagnosed with hpv?

Not really.: You can develop oral and throat wart-like lesions. Oral sex acquired hpv is now the number one cause of throat cancer! Moth damns work poorly! ...Read more

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What happens if you and your partner have hpv, does that mean you can't have oral sex anymore?

What happens if you and your partner have hpv, does that mean you can't have oral sex anymore?

All sex is OK: When one member of a couple has HPV, it can be assumed the other has been repeatedly exposed and probably infected. At that point, there is no need to stop having sex of any kind -- vaginal, anal, oral. Even if you have or get oral HPV, it very rarely leads to cancer or any serious problem of any kind. No worries -- go ahead with unprotected sex of whatever type gives pleasure to both of you. ...Read more

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What can I use to give oral sex to someone who has HPV with out passing hpv? And how effective is it?

What can I use to give oral sex to someone who has HPV with out passing hpv? And how effective is it?

HPV protection: Latex or polyurethane squares (sometimes called "dental dams") can be held against the vulva during oral sex to reduce the risk of transmission that way (use a glycerin-free flavored lube on both sides of the dam to increase pleasure for both partners). This is not an absolute guarantee against infection, but does help substantially. The long-term plan should by hpv vaccination for men & women. ...Read more

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Is the chance of getting HPV from oral sex between a monogamous couple high?

HPV: You do not get this from a person who does not have it. If neither of the parties in the relationship are infected there is nothing to worry about. If either is infected the chances are that you both already have it. ...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

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If a man has oral sex with I female that has HPV and warts. And has oral with another female can the other female catch HPV and warts?

If a man has oral sex with I female that has HPV and warts. And has oral with another female can the other female catch HPV and warts?

Be safe: There are many varieties of hpv virus. Some live only in the genital area and others can also take up residence in the mouth and throat. Since it is impossible to know what type the person in question has, it is best to err on the side of caution. ...Read more

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What are the health risks having oral sex with someone who just found out they are positive for cancerous hpv, suggestions to get around it?

What are the health risks having oral sex with someone who just found out they are positive for cancerous hpv, suggestions to get around it?

Nothing immediately: HPV infection can be passed on between the sex partners but it is unpredictable. Even if you caught infection, the immune system would clear it up in >90% of the cases.
You can be easily checked for this infection in a few years down the road, if you wanted to be sure that you have it or not. It is one of those infection with which more than half of the US population lives without any concern. ...Read more

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How likely is the contraction of HPV from oral sex?

How likely is the contraction of HPV from oral sex?

Significant: If partner is infected. Note that hpv is not always symptomatic specially if recently infected. Always safest to use a condom, even for oral sex. ...Read more

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Is HPV more readily transmitted through intercourse than oral sex?

Is HPV more readily transmitted through intercourse than oral sex?

Both: In my opinion Increasing incidence of cancers of the mouth and throat indicates that hpv transmission via oral sex is just as much of a problem as is transmission via vaginal intercourse. An expert in infectious diseases or public health official may give you actual statistics, however. ...Read more

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What happens if I had oral sex with someone who carries the HPV virus?

What happens if I had oral sex with someone who carries the HPV virus?

Probably nothing: Oral sex can transmit HPV, but less easily than vaginal or anal sex. Even if HPV is acquired orally, most infections cause no symptoms and are cleared by the immune system. One type of the virus (HPV 16) can cause throat cancer, but the risk is low; the large majority of people with oral HPV 16 don't get cancer. Genital and oral HPV 16 can be prevented by immunization. Get vaccinated! ...Read more

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Can I get HPV from oral sex? Can HPV be transmitted by oral sex, or just intercourse? .

Can I get HPV from oral sex? Can HPV be transmitted by oral sex, or just intercourse? .

That: That is a good question. Yes, hpv can be transmitted via oral sex. Hpv is linked to oral infections and even subsequent oral cancers. The hpv vaccination can prevent this. ...Read more

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I had unprotected sex with my bf then later found out I had HPV does that mean he has it too now? Is oral sex out of the question now?

HPV: It is very likely that he is positive as well. Certainly I would make that assumption. Hpv has recently been show to cause throat cancer. Using a condom should used during oral sex if you want to protect yourself fully. Anal sex as well. Condoms reduce viral load and reduce the likelihood of hpv related problems. ...Read more

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What are the chances of getting HPV related oral warts from oral sex. Docs have told me it was rare is this true? I am sooo worried please help.

Get Vaccinated: I have practiced 30 years and never seen genital warts in a womans mouth. Get vaccinated before you get type 16 or 18 hpv. They last for life, and cause cancer.
Guys can get vaccinated now also. ...Read more