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Hpv Skin To Skin Contact
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
Can one contract HPV from skin-to-skin oral contact with someone's genitals or does there have to be an exchange of liquid fluids?
Yes you can: Oral-genital contact can spread this condition.Get a more detailed answer ›
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If you're wearing condom can u still transmit HPV through skin contact from the private area that the condom doesn't cover?
HPV & HSV2 are both contracted via skin contact. Why does HSV2 enter the bloodstream & HPV doesn't? Why does HPV go away eventually but HSV stay?
Germ behavior: First, HPV doesn't really go away, symptoms like warts can clear, but the germ usually goes into hibernation and can return later. It has a tissue preference to live on or near surfaces, not enter the blood. HSV can erupt on skin surfaces and enter the blood, it can also clear, hibernate and return. These are cousin germs, but they behave differently, that's just the way it is ...Read more
Koebner Phenomenon: Plantar warts transmitted from swimming pools due to the rough surfaces abrading the skin of the feet periungual warts in patients who bite their finger nails shaving spreads warts over the beard area or legs new warts may develop along the sites of trauma, this is known as the koebner phenomenon. ...Read more
Boyfriend has rash on penis.Only on head.It appeared a year ago.Bright red in color,skin peels off sometimes.Had been in contact with woman with HPV.
He needs HIV testing: If he hasn't been tested. Tests taken 12 or more weeks after exposure are highly reliable. He needs to have penile condition diagnosed and treated by dermatologist or urologist. Hope you ALWAYS use condom protection ...Read more