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What is the risk of contracting hpv-positive oropharyngeal cancer from someone during oral sex?

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Dr. Liawaty Ho
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
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In brief: Risk for HPV

The risk for contracting hpv infection during oral sex is high if your partner is known to be hpv +.
There is a strong relationship between hpv infection with increased risk of developing certain cancer including oropharyngeal cancer and cervical cancer over period of time. Thus, a safe sex habit, hpv vaccination, papsmear screening are recommended and f/u with your doctor.

In brief: Risk for HPV

The risk for contracting hpv infection during oral sex is high if your partner is known to be hpv +.
There is a strong relationship between hpv infection with increased risk of developing certain cancer including oropharyngeal cancer and cervical cancer over period of time. Thus, a safe sex habit, hpv vaccination, papsmear screening are recommended and f/u with your doctor.
Dr. Liawaty Ho
Dr. Liawaty Ho
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology

In brief: HPV infection

One does not contact oral cancer through oral sex.
Hpv infection may occur due to oral sex and that infection may lead to cancer, later on.

In brief: HPV infection

One does not contact oral cancer through oral sex.
Hpv infection may occur due to oral sex and that infection may lead to cancer, later on.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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