Can you get genital warts from sitting on the carpet?

Yes -if. If someone else with genital warts was sitting on the same section of carpet then it is possible that the human papilloma virus could stay on the carpet fibers and then be transferred to another host. However the virus would not be expected to last long on the carpet and the chances seem unlikely.

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Can germs on the carpet in frat house cause genital warts?

No. Genital warts are caused by the human papilloma virus (hpv). In order to "get" this virus, you generally need to have direct--typically genital--contact with someone who has active hpv. It is important to know that someone can have active hpv without any symptoms, making it easy to transmit to a partner without realizing it. Read more...

Can you get genital warts from a toilet?

Yes possible. Papilloma virus is contagious possible but unlikely as most of the time it is not from toilets. Read more...

Can you get genital warts from the sheet?

Genital warts. Generally, about two-thirds of people who have sexual contact with a partner who has genital warts develop them within three months. Genital warts are indirectly associated with use of birth control pills due to increased sexual contact without the use of barrier protection, multiple sex partners, and having sex at an early age. You cannot get genital warts from bed sheets. Skin to skin contact. Read more...

Can you get genital warts on your hands?

Warts are warts 1st. Warts are an infection with a strain of the human papilloma virus. They are not just 'genital' or not. They infect the skin where ever you are exposed. Read more...

Can you get genital warts from trying on bathing suit?

HIGHLY unlikely. Genital warts are transferred by intimate skin-to-skin direct contact - either oral, genital, or anal sex. Simply in the vein of "never say never, " i will bite on this one and say that if one girl had fulminant, huge, dangling, full-on labial and vulvar warts; and you immediately put on the bathing suit that she had on, it might be possible that virus could transfer (but i really don't think so!). Read more...

After you get genital warts burned with acid do they stay bumpy or go flat?

Warts. If they are gone they should be flat. A few reasons for bumpiness are that wart is still present or healing is still taking place or treatment created scar tissue. Read more...

If you get genital warts is it to late for the immune system to fight off hvp?

Not necessarily . Sometimes the body can fight infection with genital warts but better to have them evaluated and treated by a physician to ensure that they don't persist and remain unmonitored. Read more...