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If you are HPV positive as a female what does that mean for your male partner? What steps does he need to take?

13 doctors weighed in
Dr. James Mirabile
Gynecology
6 doctors agree

In brief: HPV

You have the ability to transmit the hpv to your partner. Protection with a condom is essential to prevent spread of the disease.

In brief: HPV

You have the ability to transmit the hpv to your partner. Protection with a condom is essential to prevent spread of the disease.
Dr. James Mirabile
Dr. James Mirabile
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Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Radiation Oncology
5 doctors agree

In brief: HPV 16 is the viral

Agent that causes most of cervical cancer, now implicated in throat cancers, prevented by gardisil (vaccine), and is highly infectious, and increase relative risks, but absolute risks of cancers are quite low.
Your partner should know and choose wisely: condom over infection.

In brief: HPV 16 is the viral

Agent that causes most of cervical cancer, now implicated in throat cancers, prevented by gardisil (vaccine), and is highly infectious, and increase relative risks, but absolute risks of cancers are quite low.
Your partner should know and choose wisely: condom over infection.
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
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Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Once infected, Gardisil is *not* useful
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Family Medicine
4 doctors agree

In brief: HPV

He should use a condom during sexual intercourse.
If he had unprotected sex, he should be checked by doc for hpv genital warts & have them treated.

In brief: HPV

He should use a condom during sexual intercourse.
If he had unprotected sex, he should be checked by doc for hpv genital warts & have them treated.
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
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Dr. Michael Kelber
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Protection

If you are hpv positive, you sex partner should wear a condom. He should also get vaccinated for hpv with gardisil.

In brief: Protection

If you are hpv positive, you sex partner should wear a condom. He should also get vaccinated for hpv with gardisil.
Dr. Michael Kelber
Dr. Michael Kelber
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Dr. James Mirabile
Gynecology
3 doctors agree

In brief: HPV

You have the ability to transmit the hpv to your partner. Protection with a condom is essential to prevent spread of the disease.

In brief: HPV

You have the ability to transmit the hpv to your partner. Protection with a condom is essential to prevent spread of the disease.
Dr. James Mirabile
Dr. James Mirabile
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