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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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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
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 is 25,has a rash on the head of his penis for over a year.Had contact with HPV with a previous woman yet rash looks like psoriasis maybe?
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
Boyfriend(26)Dry,red patches of skin on head of penis?Is uninsured.Contact with HPV before,I got Gardasil before we met,I have no symptoms.Psoriasis?
Is it possible to be infected with HPV virus and get labia minora skin warts without sexual contact?
Yes it i possible: Yes it is possible.Get a more detailed answer ›
HPV risks: With rare exceptions, genital HPV infections only involve the genital or anal area, or sometimes the mouth and throat. They are passed person to person only by sex. A cut in the skin is not necessary for transmission. Fortunately, serious outcomes (warts, cancer, etc) occur in only a small minority of infected persons. Get vaccinated to prevent infection with the 9 most troublesome HPV types. ...Read more
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