Advertisement
The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol
   
Ask the Experts About

Safe Sex and HIV PreventionSafe Sex and HIV Prevention
          
Rollover images to visit our other forums!
Recent AnswersAsk a Question
  
  • Email Email
  • Glossary Glossary


Can I get HPV from my boyfriend's semen?
Mar 8, 2014

My boyfriend had anal warts burned off. He's positive for HPV. If I beat him off and his semen gets on my hand can it be transmitted to me that way? I am scared to kiss him also. His ex gave him chancres 2 years ago and got cured. I'm scared because I never had nothing. I'm ready to send him on his way. Please help..

Response from Mr. Glenn

Thanks for your question,

No, HPV can't be transmitted through semen. It's only transmitted through aggressive skin against skin (i.e. sex).

It might be weird to learn that most sexually active people will come in contact with HPV sometime in their lives. At the same time, most sexually active people's bodies will naturally clear HPV. On top of that, even if one person gives another person HPV, one might get warts and the other may never get warts. It's weird and random sometimes.

It sounds like you should have an open conversation with your boyfriend about the subject. It's a great idea to learn more from forums like ours though (search through our archives and fact sheets!). Just take care, there's a lot of confusing information out there.

Hope this begins to help,

Erik



Previous
I dont know if I have HIV or not
Next
HIV through blood/urine going into urethra

  
  • Email Email
  • Glossary Glossary

 Get Email Notifications When This Forum Updates or Subscribe With RSS


 
Advertisement



Q&A TERMS OF USE

This forum is designed for educational purposes only, and experts are not rendering medical, mental health, legal or other professional advice or services. If you have or suspect you may have a medical, mental health, legal or other problem that requires advice, consult your own caregiver, attorney or other qualified professional.

Experts appearing on this page are independent and are solely responsible for editing and fact-checking their material. Neither TheBody.com nor any advertiser is the publisher or speaker of posted visitors' questions or the experts' material.

Review our complete terms of use and copyright notice.

Powered by ExpertViewpoint

Advertisement