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hpv vs. toothbrush
Jun 12, 2008

my room-mate by accident mistaken my toothbrush from her's and used it to clean her vibrator. she was once diagnoise with hpv. she had a check up two months ago and the results came back normal. Can i get hpv from the toothbrush? oh, and i have had recieved the hpv vaccine in this year before this happened.

Response from Dr. Frascino

Hi,

Your roomie uses her toothbrush to clean her vibrator??? Hmm . . . unusual choice.

As for your specific questions, you can relax. Not only would HPV not be transmissible via the vibrator-toothbrush route, but you are already immune to the dangerous strains of HPV from having been vaccinated.

Dr. Bob



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