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Can soap wash HPV off hands?

Can soap wash HPV off hands?

No: Hpv is a virus and it will present as a wart on you hand. A wart is remove by chemical treatment, freezing or laser. ...Read more

Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
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Hpv (Definition)

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


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Is regular soap and water good enough to wash high risk cervical hpv off of the hands to prevent transmission?

Is regular soap and water good enough to wash high risk cervical hpv off of the hands to prevent transmission?

Sounds fine: Water has been used for thousands and thousands of years, and is fine. However, one should not overwash, as that will cause skin problems. Adding a gentle soap will help with washing away things like bacteria, viruses, or fungi. ...Read more

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If I wash my genitals in bath or toilet, in case of having hpv, washing my hands with soap will be enough? Can the virus spread other parts of body؟

Washing with: Warm clean soap and water should be fine. Specific types of warts usually occur primarily in specific parts of the body. ...Read more

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Will cold water and soap kill hpv?

Will cold water and soap kill hpv?

Soap/H2O fail w/HPV: Soap and water will not kill hpv. There are currently surfactants, chemicals and hydrogen peroxide vapor being evaluated to kill the virus on surfaces but currently no topical treatments for killing the virus are effective. This virus is associated with cervical cancer and head/neck cancer. Vaccination of our at risk population is key! ...Read more

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Can you pass high risk HPV through a bar of soap?

Can you pass high risk HPV through a bar of soap?

HPV: Like most viruses does not survive very long outside the body so this is very very unlikely to happen ...Read more

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How long specifically in min/hr does HPV survive outside body, on clothing, underwear, soap, in shower, on toilet seat etc?

How long specifically in min/hr does HPV survive outside body, on clothing, underwear, soap, in shower, on toilet seat etc?

May be forever...: HPV virus is not a viable agent, but a specially structured DNA particle, called HPV virion and may exist everywhere in its inactive phase. To become infecting, this praticle has to gain access to the nucleus of a living cell so to replicate to become wart in time. Remember: We are exposed to all germs everywhere, but not become sick by the blessing of 2 natural barriers - skin & immunity... ...Read more

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How long min/hr can HPV be transmittable on clothing, soap, toilet seat, etc? I know virus exists forever outside body but when can virus not transmit

How long min/hr can HPV be transmittable on clothing, soap, toilet seat, etc? I know virus exists forever outside body but when can virus not transmit

No transmission risk: HPV has never been known to have been transmitted by clothing, toilet seats, or the other things you mention. Soap would kill it instantly. And I'm not at all sure the virus "exists forever outside the body". Where did you hear that? If you don't have sex, you cannot catch or transmit the genital HPV types. Don't worry about it. ...Read more

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An infected person with HPV touches her underneath and then touches my penis what's chance to get HPV. I washed with hot water and soap & dettol.?

A single, brief: Touch as you describe would be unlikely to transmit any viral infection, but just be vigilant and notify your doctor for the development of any suspicious lesions. ...Read more

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If I have sexually HPV and touched my gentails and forgot to wash my hands and made food for some one can they get hpv?

If I have sexually HPV and touched my gentails and forgot to wash my hands and made food for some one can they get hpv?

Very rare: The troublesome strains of HPV that cause cancer of the penis and cervix are unlikely to be transmitted except by sex -- they're adapted for this. Everybody has a few strains of non-genital HPV. I'm sorry that fearmongers try to keep us from touching each other because of this. It's a good idea to wash hands before doing food preparation -- actually basic courtesy more than staph control. ...Read more

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If a woman has had HPV (cervix cancer) and has had two acid washes can she still get pregnant? 35 yr old

If a woman has had HPV (cervix cancer) and has had two acid washes can she still get pregnant? 35 yr old

Treating: Treating cervical warts with acid does not affect your fertility. The only possible issue could be that it could weaken your cervix leading to incompetence during a pregnancy, meaning that your cervix may be two weak to sustain the pressure of the pregnancy and could lead to miscarriage or preterm labor. This is a small risk, but something that your ob/gyn needs to know once you find out you are pregnant. If this ever poses a threat there are treatments that can be done to get you through a pregnancy. Just know there is only a small risk of this happening, but it is always good to be informed.
All the best. ...Read more

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I was masturbateing and for got to wash my hands because my daughter was calling me came out and picked her up did I just give my chikd hpv?

Probably not: Probably not, however, unless your hands contacted a HPV lesion (wart) and then touched a mucous membrane of your daughter intimately, then transfer is only remotely possible. Hand washing is great for preventing these kinds of issues as well as colds and viruses of any other kind. ...Read more

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I was told I have hpv do that mean my children has it are they have to wait till they reach puberty cancer risk scared whst if I didn't wash hands goo?

I was told I have hpv do that mean my children has it are they have to wait till they reach puberty cancer risk scared whst if I didn't wash hands goo?

No: There are many different varieties of HPV. The most common one that can transform cervical cells into cancerous ones is HPV-16 (about 50%). Next most common is HPV-18 (about 25%). The Pap smear looks 4 cervical cancer cells. Newest vaccine contains 9 types of HPV protection. Unless you do kinky things with yr kids u won't transmit to them. At 16 you should get the vaccine to prevent getting other ...Read more

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Made my 1 yr old daughter a bottle but forgot to wash hands, my wife and I had sex 4 hours prior. If we had hpv could it have been transmitted to her?

Made my 1 yr old daughter a bottle but forgot to wash hands, my wife and I had sex 4 hours prior. If we had hpv could it have been transmitted to her?

Stop worrying: The dangerous genital HPV viruses are transmitted by sex, not touch. And they're manageable. There are a bazillion subtypes of hon-genital, basically harmless HPV viruses and basically everybody has them. Ajay, congratulations on being a parent. I hope you and your wife love, nurture, hug, kiss, cuddle, do the skin-on-skin stuff, and be a happy family. ...Read more

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Worried regarding HPV from handjob. The masseuse wasn't hygienic from her previous client. She did wash hands briefly. Can I contract high risk strains?

Worried regarding HPV from handjob. The masseuse wasn't hygienic from her previous client. She did wash hands briefly. Can I contract high risk strains?

Possible: But unlikely. If she has HPV infection in the form of viral warts on her hands she can give them to you by direct contact, but transfer from another client is not a major risk. ...Read more

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Bought used boxers from market. Scared of getting HIV, HPV&other STDs &diseases from dem. If I wash dem wid detergent&dettol, will it be safe to wear dem?

Bought used boxers from market. Scared of getting HIV, HPV&other STDs &diseases from dem. If I wash dem wid detergent&dettol, will it be safe to wear dem?

No risk: No chance. No STDs are ever transmitted by clothing, towels, toilet seats, etc. This sort of folklore disappeared almost a century ago. The only way you would ever be at risk is to have unprotected sex with infected partners. ...Read more

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If I touch a genital wart on my body and don't wash my hand then touch another part of my body or someone else can I give them HPV or warts. Or spread?

If I touch a genital wart on my body and don't wash my hand then touch another part of my body or someone else can I give them HPV or warts. Or spread?

Possible, but: Not likely. Warts or papillomas are caused by hpv virus, ned repeated contact, just causal is not enough for transmission, due to genetic variation, usually confines to its own location cleanliness and good hygiene are best preventive measures, vaccination for young females is to prevent cervical cancer. ...Read more

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I have hpv genital wart I feel the virus scattared everywher in house I scared to touch any thing I wash my hand every minute icant live normal life

Get psych care: HPV is not "scattered everywhere". It is ONLY transmitted by sex, not by environmental conatmination, or through shared bathrooms, towels, eating utensils, etc. This is your 4th or 5th question about it. You have a serious psychological problem with your HPV infection. You need mental health care about it. Please stop asking quesitons about it on this forum: the answers will not change. Good luck! ...Read more

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All about HPV 66.?

All about HPV 66.?

+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

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Why is HPV so common?

Why is HPV so common?

Asymptomatic: Hpv is so common because many people have it without even knowing it - they have no symptoms of it. And it's passed through sexual contact, so that makes for a very common std. ...Read more

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What does HPV causes?

What does HPV causes?

Warts, cancer: There are many strains of HPV. Some strains cause genital warts, while others cause cervical cancer. There has also been significant increase in young men and women developing throat and tongue cancers from HPV exposure through oral sex. That is why we are pushing for all young men and women to get the HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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How can HPV be cured?

It can't be cured: But most of the time, it goes away on its own. In fact, in young women, almost all of the hpv infections clear up with no treatment. The problem is that not all of them clear up, and those that don't can go on to cervical cancer which is very serious. ...Read more

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Hpv can I die for it?

Not directly: The hpv virus typically causes genital warts and changes in the cervix. The cervical changes (dysplasia) are pre-cancerous. They often will spontaneously resolve or can be treated if they are persisting or getting worst. If left untreated, these changes can progress to cervical cancer which if untreated can result in death. ...Read more

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How do I no if I have hpv?

How do I no if I have hpv?

Check out this link: Take care! Http://www. Webmd. Com/sexual-conditions/hpv-genital-warts/.

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How to know if I have hpv?

Pap test and HPV DNA: The standard screening test for HPV and cervical cancer precursors for someone between the ages of 30 and 65 is cervicovaginal cytology (Pap test) with an HPV DNA test done at the same time. If these are both negative, then you do not have HPV. Such screening should be performed every three to five years at a minimum. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of HPV?

What are the symptoms of HPV?

The symptoms of HPV include:: Genital warts, Warts, Cervical cancer, Mouth cancer, Anal cancer, Vulvar cancer, Vaginal cancer, Painless fleshy genital bumps, Genital itching. ...Read more