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Hpv Partner Condom
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
Is female condom better protection to my partner than his condom?Should he too wear one?I have HPV 16 + others. How effective's female condom to male?
Here are some...: Using male or female condom for better safe sex is just heighten protection by adding additional barrier to the natural barriers - skin and mucosa. If natural barrier is violated by physical trauma or chemical injury, we rely on humoral immune defense including antibodies, WBC, complicated inflammatory processes, etc. Condom helps such, but there has been no known specific study to address yours. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I just found out I got HPV from my new partner. we are both monogamous. Can we continue having unprotected sex? Or should we start using condoms?
Rx & condoms: Although condoms will not protect you from warts(HPV) present on the scrotum, which is uncovered, they are better then nothing to prevent re-infection. First if you have visible warts, get treated by a GYN MD for you and a FP or Urologist for him. Remember that some strains of HPV can progress to cervical cancer in females. ...Read more
Male:When my HPV warts are gone, should I feel obligated to tell all future partners of my infection which showed symptoms? I know condoms aren't 100%
Yes...: it would be honorable of you to tell them and be very truthful. I also recommend getting tested to determine the strain of HPV virus and to have the saliva test for HPV done also. (www.OralDNA.com) Certain strains of HPV viruses have been known to cause or be associated with several different cancers. Consult with your PCP. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
When my partner uses a good condom, will he still get HPV from me? How to make sure he doesn't get it? No sex after CIN1 laser, Feb 15th,No bleeding
Perhaps : Condoms provide some protection from a variety of infections but they are not foolproof. HPV is not easily monitored in men and is readily transmitted, but also does not have the cancer risk that it does in women and fortunately readily clears in most people. The bottom line is that you don't need to stress about this. ...Read more
Will my partner get HPV when I don't have active infection? He uses a condom & I tested negative 2 months ago for lesions / inflection (CIN). Thanks
Condom helps: Unfortunately,there is no way to know when you are shedding HPV virus, especially for those with internal disease and no visible markers (warts). There is possibility of transmission during shedding, and barriers like condoms reduce but do not eliminate the possibility of transfer. ...Read more
Does being exposed to new strain of HPV mean your partner has HPV ? Hpv dormant two years....Used a condom
Hello. : Hello. If it is in fact a new strain (not a recurrence) than it would have to be transmitted from someone. If you have been monogamous, then it may well have come from your partner (unless you had an infected partner previously). Even if a condom is used, some small lesions which aren't readily visible, can still come in contact with skin which isn't covered by the condom. ...Read more
HPV+ and LSIL. I have been in a monogamous relationship and we do not use condoms. Would condom use with my partner make lesions regress?
Do I have to use female condom and my partner his condom all the time since I have HPV?? Doesn't condoms cause rash/itchiness/skin irritation? Help
It's your choice: Almost everybody has a few strains of HPV. Even the dangerous strains produce only lesions that are manageable if detected early -- with a woman's pap smear and a man simply keeping an eye on himself, the danger to life is minimal. Many couples like condoms, but if you're monogamous and dislike them, it's really your decision. ...Read more
Partner uses durex condom every time we have sex. Apart from his penis, nothing touches my genitals. Will he get HPV? How to make sure he doesn't get?
It's too strange...: It really is too strange to have sex and have no other body parts contacting the woman's genitals, because the guy would have to stand back 6 or 8 inches, and then would have to have an extra long penis... so it's not practical. Therefore, he can ask his doctor if he is able to get the Gardasil-9 vaccine. It offers protection against most of the cancer-causing strains of the HPV virus. ...Read more
How soon does the HPV vaccine start working and should one use condoms if having sex with a partner that has hpv?
No infection (CIN). If I have sex with partner wearing condom, will I give him HPV? How to prevent giving it to him? Does the virus always transfer?
Partner wears condom, we have sex, then he removes it & I gave him bj, will I get oral HPV?And does HPV16 only inside cervix & vagina or inner thighs?
Maybe?: Does your intimate partner have genital warts also called by a strain of HPV? The virus is known to infect and transform the cells of the cervix. I am not aware of any ability of theirs to establish themselves in the mouth. You will have to query a virologist about that. That is homework for me. ...Read more
These are mostly closed end tubes of latex and occasionally other materials to cover the penis during intercourse and prevent pregnancy and disease transmission. A wise person uses them when the history of their partner is unknown. There are some available for women's use ...Read more