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What is the safest way to have oral sex with someone who is HPV positive?

What is the safest way to have oral sex with someone who is HPV positive?

Barrier precautions: You should use a barrier between each other's skin to prevent direct contact. ...Read more

Dr. Scott Keith
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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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What are the health risks having oral sex with someone who just found out they are positive for cancerous hpv, suggestions to get around it?

What are the health risks  having oral sex with someone who just found out they are positive for cancerous hpv,  suggestions to get around it?

Nothing immediately: HPV infection can be passed on between the sex partners but it is unpredictable.Even if you caught infection, the immune system would clear it up in >90% of the cases. You can be easily checked for this infection in a few years down the road, if you wanted to be sure that you have it or not. It is one of those infection with which more than half of the US population lives without any concern. ...Read more

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I was tested positive for hpv. But tested normal on my pap smear. Can i receive oral sex.

I was tested positive for hpv. But tested normal on my pap smear. Can i receive oral sex.

Depends: Most women are able to eliminate the hpv infection, with time. It is not clear what hpv test was done, or if you have active infection. If you are actively infected you can transmit the infection through regular sex as a well as oral sex. See this site for more info. http://www.cdc.gov/std/hpv/stdfact-hpv.htm. ...Read more

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What is the risk of contracting hpv-positive oropharyngeal cancer from someone during oral sex?

What is the risk of contracting hpv-positive oropharyngeal cancer from someone during oral sex?

Risk for HPV: The risk for contracting hpv infection during oral sex is high if your partner is known to be hpv +. There is a strong relationship between hpv infection with increased risk of developing certain cancer including oropharyngeal cancer and cervical cancer over period of time. Thus, a safe sex habit, hpv vaccination, papsmear screening are recommended and f/u with your doctor. ...Read more

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Performed one-time vaginal oral sex on HPV positive woman. She has history of abnormal pap (non cancer) with this HPV. My chances of HPV contraction?

Performed one-time vaginal oral sex on HPV positive woman. She has history of abnormal pap (non cancer) with this HPV.  My chances of HPV contraction?

Possible: There are various subtypes of the HPV virus and they can be transferred by oral sex. The probability depends on how active her disease is at present. If her diagnosis was well in the past and her recent paps are normal, there would be less chance. ...Read more

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Had one-time oral sex on HPV positive/immunocompromised (no HIV) woman. She had history of abnormal pap (non cancerous). Chances of HPV contraction?

Had one-time oral sex on HPV positive/immunocompromised (no HIV) woman. She had history of abnormal pap (non cancerous). Chances of HPV contraction?

HPV=contact: HPV is a contact infection much like herpes: you get through skin contact with another skin that has active lesions (warts or sores). A woman who has cervical (genital) HPV lesions does not necessarily have oral lesions..if she does, you may get it via oral contact ...Read more

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I have a mild, non-worsening sore throat for two weeks after one-time vaginal oral sex on HPV positive woman with no other STD. Can HPV cause this?

I have a  mild, non-worsening sore throat for two weeks after one-time vaginal oral sex on HPV positive woman with no other STD. Can HPV cause this?

Here are some ... : Generally speaking, HPV-related lesions tend to be asymptomatic and appears with a longer incubation than 2 wks. Therefore, it is reasonable to just watch and see if the current sore throat may slowly fade away like that resulting from viral upper respiratory infection. If not, seek professional evaluation and counseling in one week. Of course, see doc soon if the symptoms worsen. ...Read more

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What happens if I had oral sex with someone who carries the HPV virus?

What happens if I had oral sex with someone who carries the HPV virus?

Probably nothing: Oral sex can transmit HPV, but less easily than vaginal or anal sex. Even if HPV is acquired orally, most infections cause no symptoms and are cleared by the immune system. One type of the virus (HPV 16) can cause throat cancer, but the risk is low; the large majority of people with oral HPV 16 don't get cancer. Genital and oral HPV 16 can be prevented by immunization. Get vaccinated! ...Read more

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What are the risks of having oral sex with someone who just found out she might have the cancerous kind of HPV . Will this give me throat cancer ?

What are the risks of having oral sex with someone who  just found out she might have the cancerous kind of HPV . Will this give me throat cancer ?

Hard to say: This is an uncommon cancer but it does occur and the same strains are involved. Your risk would depend on whether she was actively shedding virus at the time of exposure, which is hard to predict. If you acquire the virus in your throat it would take years to evolve into a cancer, if it did at all. ...Read more

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Can anyone explainhpv as it relates to oral sex, oral, throat & anal cancer? If you have oral sex with someone with HPV does HPV linger in your mouth?

Can anyone explainhpv as it relates to oral sex, oral, throat & anal cancer? If you have oral sex with someone with HPV does HPV linger in your mouth?

HPV is a virus: Hpv is a virus (human papilloma virus). Some strains of this virus can cause warts/papillomas and others are at higher risk for causing certain cancers. It is transmitted by intimate contact. Exposure does not necessarily mean you will become infected. ...Read more

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