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What are the chances of getting oral warts /hpv from giving oral sex to a female? Many of the docs on here have given me polarized opinions about this

What are the chances of getting oral warts /hpv from giving oral sex to a female? Many of the docs on here have given me polarized opinions about this

HPV: There is no right answer to almost any question about hpv yet. I would say that oral sex performed on a female is of low risk. But, that does not in any necessary way mean you are not already hpv infected. 96% of americans have been exposed to hpv by age 26. Hpv is transmitted skin to skin. ...Read more

Dr. Sewa Legha
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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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After giving oral sex to a female, is it easy to get oral warts, hpv, STDs etc. All other docs on here said it was rare to get something. Please help!

After giving oral sex to a female, is it easy to get oral warts, hpv, STDs etc. All other docs on here said it was rare to get something. Please help!

Contagious: Sexually trans mitted diseases like herpes and hpv can be transmitted from performing oral sex on a woman who carries these diseases -especially if she has eruptions. ...Read more

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Is it easy after giving oral sex to a female to get oral warts or HPV lesions. Other docs on here have said no but I am worried and have an oral bump.

Is it easy after giving oral sex to a female to get oral warts or HPV lesions. Other docs on here have said no but I am worried and have an oral bump.

Not common: You should definitely get your "bump" checked out. However, it is very rare for hpv to spread from the genitals to the mouth or lips with out any open sores. ...Read more

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How long will it take for oral HPV wart to go away?

How long will it take for oral HPV wart to go away?

Depends: warts are strange things. they can be there for months or years, then one day disappear. they can grow and multiply. you would have to be seen by doctor to decide on the right treatment for you. the gardasil shot is known to improve immunity against the virus that causes warts. ...Read more

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How common are oral warts from genital hpv? Can you get them when you share a cup with someone who has oral warts or am i just paranoid?

How common are oral warts from genital hpv? Can you get them when you share a cup with  someone who has oral warts or am i just paranoid?

HPV and Oral Cancer: While the number of people with oral hpv infection has increased, the transmission is still considered to be sexual. Sharing a cup with someone with known oral hpv (which is not easily detected unless they have hpv + oral cancer) does not seem to be a risk factor. Smoking, having multiple past sexual partners (or a partner who does) and known genital hpv infection increases the risk for oral hpv. ...Read more

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I see like a clear bump in back of mouth but then next time I look it's gone is that oral hpv (wart). Because I had oral sex a month ago. ?

I see like a clear bump in back of mouth but then next time I look it's gone is that oral hpv (wart). Because I had oral sex a month ago. ?

Not a wart: First, oral warts are rare, even after oral sexon someone with HPV. Second, warts don't appear as clear bumpbos and cannot come and go over a day or two. Last, it usually takes 2-12 months for warts to show up. You can't have a wart from sex only a month earlier. Everyone gets HPV, and all young people should be vaccinated to prevent infection with the 9 most troublesome types. Start today! ...Read more

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What are the chances of getting oral HPV warts in throat or mouth after giving unprotected oral sex to a female? I am paranoid that i might have it.

High if lesions ...: Very high if visible lesions are present. The virus likes to go from one warm, moist place to another warm moist place regardless whether it is the mucous membranes of the vagina or mouth. A dental dam can be somewhat protective just like a condom is better than nothing for male to female transmission. It won't completely prevent it due to uncovered area. ...Read more

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Do HPV oral warts cause pain or burning tongue?

Do HPV oral warts cause pain or burning tongue?

They can: Yes they can. There's not much you can do about it either, unfortunately. ...Read more

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Does oral HPV cause warts first then cancer? Or a sore then cancer? Or once you get infected you get cancer ?

Does oral HPV cause warts first then cancer? Or a sore then cancer? Or once you get infected you get cancer ?

Vaccination: Oral HPV usually does not cause warts, though it can. Vast majority of the people clear the virus and none the worse for it. Only a small minority get cancer. You are young enough for vaccination and should ask your doctor for HPV vaccination. See this site for more info. http://www.cdc.gov/std/hpv/stdfact-hpvandoropharyngealcancer.htm ...Read more

Dr. Arnold Beresh
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Warts (Definition)

Warts are outgrowths of the skin, usually caused by a virus. They are self-limited, meaning that they can go away on its own ...Read more