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Can kids get HPV from shared tubs?

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Dr. George Klauber
Pediatrics - Urology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

If they touch each other.

In brief: Yes

If they touch each other.
Dr. George Klauber
Dr. George Klauber
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1 doctor agrees

In brief: HPV from tubs

Unlikely.

In brief: HPV from tubs

Unlikely.
Dr. Stephen Chinn
Dr. Stephen Chinn
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics

In brief: Depends

On what they do while sharing the tub.
That aside, HPV seems to require direct sexual contact and an abrading action to transfer from an infected person to a recipient. You don't get it sitting in a tainted tub alone.

In brief: Depends

On what they do while sharing the tub.
That aside, HPV seems to require direct sexual contact and an abrading action to transfer from an infected person to a recipient. You don't get it sitting in a tainted tub alone.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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