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Can you contract HPV from woman to woman ?

Can you contract HPV from woman to woman ?

Yup: Any contact with either the area in question or the lesions themselves serves as potential source for transmission. Being "safe" clearly applies here; regardless of gender! ...Read more

Dr. James Krick
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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 a woman pass HPV to a man?

Can a woman pass HPV to a man?

Yes: That is why we're now recommending that teenaged boys get vaccinated against HPV. ...Read more

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Can a woman give a man hpv? How serious is it?

Yes: Men and women pass hpv back and forth. Typically for men it's not serious (they don't test for it in men). The more partners one has, the increased risk for cancers of the penis and the cervix (though penile cancer is very rare). The biggest threat from hpv is to the woman. Always use condoms and that will help prevent the transmission, not 100%, but significantly. Pap smears help detect hpv. ...Read more

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HPV 16 - can a man who was exposed pass this to a woman ?

HPV 16 - can a man who was exposed pass this to a woman ?

Yes: If a man was exposed and is asymptomatic, it is certainly possible that he does have active infection ( without realizing it yet) and may pass it on to you. ...Read more

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Is it possible for a woman to have HPV and still be able to have children?

Is it possible for a woman to have HPV and still be able to have children?

Yes: Infection with hpv does not affect the ability to have children by itself. Having intercourse with a partner raises the risk of giving that partner the hpv infection. You likely should be vaccinated prior to getting pregnant, but consult your OB on his/her view of current practice for this. ...Read more

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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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What is the life expectancy of a woman diagnosed with hpv?

What is the life expectancy of a woman diagnosed with hpv?

Should be normal: If you are getting medical care it should be normal because your obgyn would intervene if it turned into certain types of pre-cancer. There are many different sub types of the hpv virus. Some can cause pre- cancer or cancer of the vulva , vaginal or cervix. Some sub types never cause any pre-cancer. Just make sure you are being followed regularly by your obgyn. ...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 are the practical steps for a male with HPV warts who wants to marry and have children? How does one approach a woman if he has hpv?

What are the practical steps for a male with HPV warts who wants to marry and have children? How does one approach a woman if he has hpv?

Truth,treatment,cond: First use a condom to decrease transmission. Second be consistent with treatment to reonve the warts although in some case recurrences are possible. Lastly tell the truth .If you love her you must be honest erly, even see doctor together. ...Read more