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Can you get oral cancer from giving oral sex?
8 doctors weighed in

Dr. Michael Korona
Radiology - Interventional
2 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
If partner has papilloma virus.

In brief: Yes
If partner has papilloma virus.
Dr. Michael Korona
Dr. Michael Korona
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Dr. Steven Koos
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Risk Factor
Oral hpv contraction, does not necessarily lead to oral cancer.
The strain of hpv and other mitigating factors are important. However the association is strong and patients should always have annual oral cancer screenings performed, and also oral hpv screening with their dentist or oral and maxillofacial surgeon.

In brief: Risk Factor
Oral hpv contraction, does not necessarily lead to oral cancer.
The strain of hpv and other mitigating factors are important. However the association is strong and patients should always have annual oral cancer screenings performed, and also oral hpv screening with their dentist or oral and maxillofacial surgeon.
Dr. Steven Koos
Dr. Steven Koos
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Not sex per se
Hpv infection is associated with oral cancer and one can acquire hpv infection through oral sex.
Only a small proportion of people getting hpv infection develop oral cancer. Hpv is also associated with cancer of the cervix, therefore you should get regular pap examinations.

In brief: Not sex per se
Hpv infection is associated with oral cancer and one can acquire hpv infection through oral sex.
Only a small proportion of people getting hpv infection develop oral cancer. Hpv is also associated with cancer of the cervix, therefore you should get regular pap examinations.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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1 doctor agrees
In brief: Oral cancer
If you contract a virus such as hpv, this can lead to future cancer.

In brief: Oral cancer
If you contract a virus such as hpv, this can lead to future cancer.
Dr. Kathryn Wagner
Dr. Kathryn Wagner
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