Top
20
Doctor insights on: Spreading Hpv

Share
1

1
What's the only ways to spread hpv?

What's the only ways to spread hpv?

Sexual contact: Hpv can be spread with genital to genital contact or with oral to genital contact. ...Read more

See 3 more doctor answers
Dr. Heidi Fowler
4 doctors shared insights

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


2

2
Can you spread hpv through doing laundry togrther?

Can you spread hpv through doing laundry togrther?

Unlikely but is viru: HPV virus need repeated bogy to body contact ,body fluid is needed most of the time , also there are several subtypes with site specificity and has its own fetish for location of infection . Don't worry with all the detergent and hot water virus will not survive. ...Read more

4

4
Can you spread HPV through petroleum jelly?

Can you spread HPV through petroleum jelly?

No: Intimate contact is the most common way HPV is spread; however, HPV can be spread from contact with surfaces such as door knobs and public toilette seats. Under the right circumstances, it could be spread through petroleum jelly. Best wishes! ...Read more

5

5
Can you spread HPV warts by kissing someone?

Can you spread HPV warts by kissing someone?

Not as we usually ki: Genital warts might be spread by contact with the genital skin. Kissing elsewhere is not a risk. Most people, not all, will clear this virus(es) in a few weeks with few or no symptoms. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
6

6
Do you have to have intercourse to spread hpv?

Do you have to have intercourse to spread hpv?

No, you do not: Genital warts are caused by strains of HPV viruses. Thus, two people rubbing their genitals together, while not officially constituting intercourse, will be sharing HPV genital wart viruses. It is not predictable if and when such viruses will actually be transferred from the skin surfaces of one person to another, and not predictable whether or not the receiving person will develop an infection. ...Read more

7

7
Can you spread HPV by kissing someone on the lips?

Can you spread HPV by kissing someone on the lips?

Yes: Hpv is one of the most common virus infection in humans and is responsible for warts, mild skin changes as well as the aggressive ones associated with abnormal growths on the cervix which can lead to cervical cancer. It is so common, however, it would almost be impossible to avoid exposure to this virus. There are almost 100 subtypes of hpv. Two of those types cause warts. ...Read more

8

8
Is it possible to spread HPV from one part of the body to another (self-inoculation)?

Is it possible to spread HPV from one part of the body to another (self-inoculation)?

Yes: The virus can be self-inoculated. Think about warts on your hands and feet - they often "spread" - this is all just auto-inoculation. Also, there can be intermediates in transmission. For instance, if you have genital warts and have sex and then oral sex after, the virus can be transmitted to your mouth and vocal cords. Moms with active HPV can also transmit virus to baby during childbirth. ...Read more

9

9
Does oral and oropharyngeal cancers spread HPV and thus are contagious?

Does oral and oropharyngeal cancers spread HPV and thus are contagious?

Ca is not contagious: Cancers are not contagious, the associated infections like hiv, hpv are if present , they are contagious. ...Read more

10

10
Can doing laundry together spread HPV genital warts?

Can doing laundry together spread HPV genital warts?

No: Hot water, detergent, bleaching agents and dryer heat will kill any HPV transferred onto clothing. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
11

11
I am male. Can you spread HPV if the pubic area (the part with the hair and the wart) is covered with latex but the penis itself is left uncovered?

Probably yes: First, genital warts are uncommon in the pubic area, so maybe it was something else. However, people with HPV often are infected at sites other than visible warts, and if the pubic lesion IS a wart, there's a good chance the penile skin also is infected and could transmit the virus. ...Read more

12

12
Can I spread genital warts by preforming oral sex on a woman if I have no warts in my mouth? Should I worry about spreading HPV/warts this way? Also, is kissing risky if I don't have warts or anything in my mouth?

Probably no risk: With genital warts, the HPV infection probably is limited to your genital area, and you can pass it to partners only if they have intimate contact with your genital area. HPV can infect the oral cavity, but not as often as genital. HPV is rarely if ever spread by kissing. Nobody is likely to catch HPV from any kind of contact with your mouth. ...Read more

13

13
What should I do if I have the potential to spread HPV as an std, genital warts or even cervical cancer?

What should I do if I have the potential to spread HPV as an std, genital warts or even cervical cancer?

Love responsibly: This is 2014 and hopefully you use barrier protection except with your one-and-only-for-a-lifetime. Get immunized so as not to pick up anything else. Whoever you're with should already have done the same. And stop worrying. The only hpv lesions that result in death or mutilation are the ones that people neglect. Pap smears (her) ; checking yourself (him) are all that's required. ...Read more

14

14
Can HPV spread to others non sexully?

HPV: Hpv is spread by direct contact. It does not have to be sexual contact. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
15

15
Can HPV spread as easily through contact?

Can HPV spread as easily through contact?

HPV THROUGH COTACT: If by contact you mean nonsexual contact than the answer is no but it can spread easily through sexual contact if one of the sexual partner has lesions called condylomata or genital warts. It is preventable by immunising boys and girls starting at age 11. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
17

17
Is HPV spread through skin to skin contact? What types?

Is HPV spread through skin to skin contact? What types?

Yes: All types of hpv are transmitted by skin to skin contact. There are about 100 different types of hpv. About 50 are genitally transmitted. ...Read more

18

18
Can HPV spread to other places on my body if I have it around my anus ?

Yes: Not only your body but any close partner as well! hpv is a leading cause of squamous cell cancers, so both you and any partner are at risk and thus early treatment is essential-see your doctor! ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
20

20
Does HPV spread from to the eyes?

Does HPV spread from to the eyes?

It can sread to&from: Hpv can spread to the eye causing a wart on the eye lid by different strains of the viruses and can be spread back to other parts by fingers scrathing . So it is always recommended to get rid of the wart of eyelid by local application of meds. ...Read more