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Can you get HPV in your mouth?

Can you get HPV in your mouth?

Yes: Mouth is occasionally affected by hpv. Hpv has also been implicated in throat cancer. ...Read more

Dr. Qamar Khan
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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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When do I need to get mouth checks if at risk for hpv?

When do I need to get mouth checks if at risk for hpv?

Good question: Hpv as you seem to understand, appears to lead to increased oral cancers. If you were to have any symptoms of oral lesions get examined. In the meantime have you gotten and completed your hpv vaccine? ...Read more

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What percent of women with the bad types of HPV down there get them in their mouth too?

Unknown: I have not seen a statistic on oral hpv. It is however on the increase along with anal hpv. Part of the increase is due to more awareness of physicians to look for these problems. ...Read more

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How do you get HPV in the mouth? My daughter has it?

How do you get HPV in the mouth? My daughter has it?

Normal Flora: Hpv is normally found in the mouth, kept in balance with bacteria, fungi/yeast, and your immune system. If there is an inbalance or change in your immune system, hpv can grow/increase and cause their damage. ...Read more

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Can u get HPV warts in mouth; how long before they show up ?

Can u get HPV warts in mouth; how long before they show up ?

Yes, common: I generally see one or two cases of hpv warts in peoples mouths a week. Almost all of these warts are asymptomatic. They are discovered only by looking. I recommend that these always be removed. ...Read more

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If some one you know has HPV in there mouth can you get it if you drink from there cups or ate food they made.

If some one you know has HPV in there mouth can you get it if you drink from there cups or ate food they made.

Yes, possiblly: Hpv is a viral disease and can be spread by contact or toutching contaminated persons or fomites. How long the virus might live on a fomite like a cup and still be infectious is not known exactly but it should dry out in a few minutes or after washing. Contaminated food would be unlikely. ...Read more

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Can i get some kind of mouth swab test to see if I am HPV positive if i believe i came in contact with someone who has HPV ? Ex: giving head

Can i get some kind of mouth swab test to see if I am HPV positive if i believe i came in contact with someone who has HPV ? Ex: giving head

HPV: Currently, hpv testing is in standard clinical use only for female pap smears. Oral hpv testing is used in research studies but not widely in clinical practice. ...Read more

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If a women has the HPV virus, can a man get it on their mouth if they go down on them?

If a women has the HPV virus, can a man get it on their mouth if they go down on them?

Yes: Human papilloma virus is an infectious agent and is spread by contact with a person who has an active infection. Sexual intercourse is a well know way to spread this infection. ...Read more

Mouth (Definition)

Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more