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If I had sex with my husbend in bed than my son set on bed and I have hpv dose my son catch hpv from bed?
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
I have oral hpv and ebv, my son just was caught using my toothbrush, last time I used it was yesterday or hours before, is it good chance he'll be ok?
Probably fine: Who knows if you have active viruses in your mouth which would then stay viable on your toothbrush and then be transmissible to your son? You will just have to see. We have very few antiviral drugs. None for EBV. There is a new 9-Valent HPV vaccine. Make sure your kid is fully vaccinated. ...Read more
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
Could I have passed hpv-18 to my son during child birth? Is it possible that my children can get it from sharing a bath, wash cloth, or toilet seat?
My first son, 40 years old they had to put him in isolation because I had small worts on my virgina. I forget what they called it, is this HPV?
Confusing: Forty when you delivered? If you had genital warts, they are likely caused by one of the few strains of HPV that trigger them. There would be no reason to isolate a baby born vaginally while you have them. The baby might develop genital warts up to 2 or so years after birth or have warts appear on their vocal cords, but there is no risk to others that would require isolation. ...Read more
Pap came back high grade after son was born went in for HPV biopsy and cleared have two more tests what could cause this? Never had abnormal pap b4
Possible HPV warts: Hpv is a group of viruses that are extremely common. If your son has not received the Gardasil vaccine and she has a history of genital warts, then he could be at risk of getting the strain of hpv responsible for warts. They would be visible, raised projections from the skin around the vagina, vulva, anus, thighs. Most likely, she has a strain of hpv found on pap smear but might not have warts. ...Read more
Helps boys & girls: While girls have the risk of cervical cancer from certain strains of hpv, boys are not free of problems from it. Genital warts can be disfiguring, painful, and hard to get rid of. It's unfortunate for a boy to spread hpv to someone he loves. There are hpv-caused premalignant or malignant growths in males. (bowenoid papulosis) both sexes can get hpv-induced anal cancers. ...Read more
My mom accidentally bathed my son with my used washcloth. It was still wet, but not warm. I have hpv, can it be spread to my son this way?
Looses benefit: This is a vaccine that can benefit the kid long term if he gets the complete series. He doesn't have to start over, but he should receive the 2nd dose soon. It is a pricey shot & chance at immunity to waste. ...Read more
My boyfriend and I have HPV warts, we are wanting to perform oral sex on each other can my 2 year old son get it if he kisses me on the mouth?
See answer: The same types of hpv that infect the genital areas can infect the mouth, throat. Only a few studies have looked at how people get oral hpv, and some of these studies show conflicting results. Some studies suggest that oral hpv may be passed on during oral sex or open-mouthed (“french”) kissing, others have not. The likelihood of getting hpv from kissing is not truly known. Safe, smart sex advised. ...Read more
Son 16yo. Hx of general idiopath mycologic seizure frm 8mo til approx 2.5yo. Took Depakote 3-4yrs. Seizure free off meds 9 yrs. HPV vaccine safe?
Yes: There should not be a problem but you should consult with your neurologist who knows your son's history to be sure. ...Read more
Son 16yo. In Oct. He is 9 yrs. Seizure free. Off Depakote 7 yrs now. No seizure activity outgrew seizures. Want him to get HPV vaccine, is it safe?
I would: Give it to my own kid with this history. The shot does hurt more than some, but the benefits to him and a potential spouse over his lifetime make it a good investment. I don't consider the distant seizure history a reason not to. ...Read more
My 2.5 yr son has some blister on his arm, and some on his stomach. His doctor said it's HPV, very common, no need to worry and no treatment is needed. But I google it, HPV seems to be a serious problem, should I be worried?
Confusion: The Human Pappiloma Viruses are a large group pf more than 100 strains. Some produce genital disease and some produce simple lesions like skin warts. If you look this up, you will find most discussions talk about the bad HPV strains, like those associated with genital warts or cancer. These will not show up on a kids arm or stomach. Relax. ...Read more
What is hpv?
What is HPV?
What is HPV?
Human papillomavirus: More than 100 varieties of human papillomavirus exist. Different types of hpv infection can cause warts on different parts of your body. For example, some types of hpv infection cause plantar warts on the feet, while other varieties of hpv infection are responsible for the warts that most commonly occur on the hands or face. Some on the genital areas also. ...Read more
What is hpv?
Human papillomavirus: HPV is a virus. There are over 100 types, most of which (but not all) are sexually transmitted and infect the genital area. A few strains can cause genital warts and cancers of the cervix, genital skin, anus, and throat, but even these usually don't progress to cancer. HPV is very common; everybody gets it. Vaccine prevents infection with 9 of the most troublesome types. Discuss w/ your doctor. ...Read more
Most are benign: Over 120 different types of hpv. Different types infect different parts of body. Most are harmless, easily treatable and not precancerous. Some produce warts that are easily seen and others growths that are nearly invisible. Types 16 and 18 account for vast majority of cervical cancers. Type 16 has been linked to oral cancer. Contact spreads the virus.Sexual contact spreads types 16, 18 and others. ...Read more
HPV is a virus.: Genital human papillomavirus (hpv) is a common virus. Most sexually active people in the United States (U.S.) may have hpv at some time in their lives. There are more than 40 types of hpv that are passed on through sexual contact. These types can infect the genital areas of men and women, including the skin on and around the penis or anus. They can also infect the mouth and throat. ...Read more
+high risk HPV DNA: The international assoc. For research on cancer reclassified hpv-66 as a high-risk, carcinogenic type of hpv and rec. That it be included as part of routine screening in 2005. Guidelines rec. Testing for the presence of “high-risk” types of hpv as an additional diagnostic tool for equivocal or ambiguous cytology results. Used to det. Need for colposcopy/cervical cytology analysis for women >30yrs. ...Read more