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Can you get high risk HPV that causes cervical cancer from just genitals touching or from not having full penetration?

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Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Hpv is a virus that causes all types of warts.
Certain strains (16, 18, 31) r associated with high risk of cervical/laryngeal/anal cancer & can be spread through contact with infected genital skin, mucous membranes, or bodily fluids. Use adequate protection &/or consider getting the hpv vaccine.

In brief: Yes

Hpv is a virus that causes all types of warts.
Certain strains (16, 18, 31) r associated with high risk of cervical/laryngeal/anal cancer & can be spread through contact with infected genital skin, mucous membranes, or bodily fluids. Use adequate protection &/or consider getting the hpv vaccine.
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
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Dr. Tony Ho
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Hpv is just contact; you don't need full penetration to touch infected tissue to mucosa.

In brief: Yes

Hpv is just contact; you don't need full penetration to touch infected tissue to mucosa.
Dr. Tony Ho
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