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I am told that genital warts can appear on one's thighs? What other parts of an HPV positive person's body can spread it?

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Dr. Michael Swor
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Anywhere

The most common areas to spread hpv are the cervix and the penis, but the genital areas, anus, hand and possibly the mouth can too.
Theoretically, any touching could, but it is thought to be primarily via sexual contact.

In brief: Anywhere

The most common areas to spread hpv are the cervix and the penis, but the genital areas, anus, hand and possibly the mouth can too.
Theoretically, any touching could, but it is thought to be primarily via sexual contact.
Dr. Michael Swor
Dr. Michael Swor
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Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice
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In brief: HPV and our bodies

Hpv can infect and appear on any part of one's body.
There are many strains of this common virus. But, thirteen of the strains can cause cancer in the cervix, the rectum and throat. These thirteen strains are not equal. At this point we believe that four of the strains cause 95% of the cancers. These four strains are the main strains of hpv that gardisil, the hpv vaccine prevents.

In brief: HPV and our bodies

Hpv can infect and appear on any part of one's body.
There are many strains of this common virus. But, thirteen of the strains can cause cancer in the cervix, the rectum and throat. These thirteen strains are not equal. At this point we believe that four of the strains cause 95% of the cancers. These four strains are the main strains of hpv that gardisil, the hpv vaccine prevents.
Dr. Robert Killian
Dr. Robert Killian
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