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HPV: HPV is a very common virus and there are many strains. Only a few of them are associated with cervical cancer for the female. Once you have the virus it will stay in your system. There is no treatment for the virus. The best prevention at this time is to get the HPV vaccine prior to sexual activity to prevent you from contracting the virus. Screening pap smears is important to look for changes. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
Not Likely: If he is fingering your anus and then your vagina, you are primarily only exposing yourself to yourself. If you know you have hpv in your anus and not in your vagina, he could transfer the virus to the vagina. Hpv can be transferred by any solid object being shared between a hpv infected area and non-infected area. ...Read more
Touched girls vagina quickly (one second), did not finger. Washed my hands throughly before touching my own genitals. Can HPV still stay on fingers?
Highly unlikely: Hpv is passed on through genital contact, most often during vaginal and anal sex. Hpv may also be passed on during oral sex and genital-to-genital contact. I think the extremely brief exposure, the nature of the exposure, and your prompt handwashing make it extremely unlikely that you became infected with hpv under those circumstances. ...Read more
If a girl has HPV that cause abnormal cell changes and she gets fingered by her boyfriend is it possible for him to get HPV by fingering her?
Yes: Yes, that would be possible.Get a more detailed answer ›
Common warts: No, it doesn't mean permanent HPV. Most HPV infections are cleared by the immune system. The HPV types that cause common warts (hands, feet, etc) are not sexually transmitted. Your wart will clear up with time; or see a doctor for treatment. It's no big deal, nothing to be upset or worried about. ...Read more
Can I pass HPV by just touching my partner with clean fingers? I don't touch my self my hands are washed and hand sanitized.
My boyfriend has a wart on his finger in which he has had for about 2 1/2 years alil under the nail is it true that if you have a wart you have hpv?
I have oral hpv, my 3m old son grabbed my lip with his finger, what are the chances of him catching anything from putting his fingers in his mouth?
Hpv: No chance for your son to become infected. ...Read more
I've had warts on my hands since i was a child. Does HPV cause warts on hands and fingers? Am i going get cervical cancer?
I touched a friend's fingers . 2 hours later I scratched my anus before washing. He might have touched HPV genital warts before we met. Am I infected?
Doubt it: Your question appears to state you put your fingers on your anus (direct contact) to scratch it but the fingers may have been contaminated hours earlier by someone else who touched HPV warts.Strain transfer appears to require direct skin to skin contact and rubbing action with tissue shedding live virus.I doubt that whatever you did qualifies as a means of transfer. ...Read more
My boyfriend has a wart on his finger but it was not caused by genital warts, so is it contagious? Isn't it only genital warts that are caused by hpv?
Plantar wart: He probably has what is termed a "plantar wart" which is a common wart of the hand. The wart is usually caused by HPV but it is a different strain than the that causes genital warts. It can be transmitted so it helps to cover the wart in a bandage, especially when it is moist. There are over the counter medicines at your local drug store to treat them. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer