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Can You Get Genital Warts If You've Never Had Sex?

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Sex with someone who has genital warts

I met a great girl about two months ago and a few days ago she told me that her first boyfriend in college passed genital warts on to her.This was 13 years ago and since then she has had 3 boyfriends and none of them got infected nor has she had any...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

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HiGenital Warts or HPV is a very common sexually transmitted virus. It is passed on by skin to skin contact. Every sexual encounter doesn't mean that virus's are transmitted it can or cannot happen. The best thing for you to do is to... Read more »

3 time Genital Warts and 61 Days HIV Elisa Test

Dear Experts,I received a unprotected oral sex 8 months before from my colleague while we were at a... Read more »

3rd time Genital Warts and 61 Days HIV Elisa Test

Dear Experts,I received a unprotected oral sex 8 months before from my colleague while we were at a... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Virus That Causes Genital Warts Linked to Oral Cancer: Study

A new study suggests human papillomavirus (HPV) could be behind a rise in oropharyngeal (head and neck) squamous cell cancer cases in the United States and in some northern European countries, and that changing sexual behaviors could be the reason. ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Genital Wart Virus May Raise Men's Risk of HIV

The results of a study of men in Kenya suggest that infection with human papillomavirus (HPV) can raise the risk of contracting HIV. The findings are part of a larger clinical trial that, together with two others, showed male circumcision reduces a... Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

What Do the Symptoms of Sexually Transmitted Diseases Look Like?

The following are the some of the symptoms of syphilis, gonorrhea, chlamydia, genital warts, scabies and herpes. Since symptoms can vary from person to person, and since these symptoms can resemble the symptoms of many other illnesses, you CANNOT... Read more »
The Well Project

Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) and HIV/AIDS

Table of Contents What is HPV? Prevention of HPV Genital Warts Cervical Dysplasia and Cervical Cancer Anal Dysplasia and Anal Cancer Taking Care of Yourself What Is HPV? Human papillomavirus (HPV) is the name of a large group... Read more »
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genital warts worry

Posted by nickynick, 1 Reply
Hi, I had unprotected sex with a guy who says he's a sex worker. I don't know what his status was but he doesn't seem to care.

It's past six weeks since that exposure. I'm going to get tested next week just to give an allowance if anything happens.

Now... Read more »

Hairy Leukopakia and genital warts

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I have not had sex in five years. My t cells are at 300. I am manifesting hairy leukoplakia and genital warts.

To all of you out there who know that it is not hiv since I have tested negative. Can you direct me to what I should test for?

Please, do... Read more »

how do genital warts start?

Posted by mmfsm, 2 Replies
i noticed a round red bump, looks like a pimple in the glans of my penis, it is the same texture, doesnt have a center, or pus, does not ich or hurt when touched, im afraid it may be HPV, have not had sex in 11 months, could this be the begining of... Read more »

warts

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
What is warts. Does it get from sex, and curable?

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