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How Does HPV Spread

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Ask the Experts

Can HPV spread through masturbation?

I read somewere that HPV can be spread through contact with any skin including hands, so I was wondering if it's possible to contract HPV through masturbation, or mutual masturbation with a partner?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...will screen him. If you have additional questions after that, write back and I'll try to assist. Be well. Stay well. Dr. Bob Human papillomavirus (HPV) February 22, 2006 What Is HPV? How Is HPV Detected? Can HPV Infection Be Prevented? How Are... Read more »

HPV type and incubation time, spreading (HPV, 2009)

Very confused, Had a dr. remove a growth on my scrotum which had been there for over 2 year, Im 58... Read more »

Can HPV spread to your breasts and infect breastfeeding children?

I need to know if HPV can spread to your breasts. If so, can it infect the child I am... Read more »
Articles
AIDS InfoNet

Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

...How Are HPV Infections Treated? The Bottom Line NOTE: In the U.S., counseling and referrals are available on a national human papillomavirus (HPV) hotline. Call toll-free at 877-HPV-5868 (877-478-5868). What Is HPV? There are over 100... Read more »
The Center for AIDS

The Human Papillomavirus (HPV): Lost in Space

...& Co., Inc., and Cervarix™, from GlaxoSmithKline, were recently approved to fight certain sexually transmitted strains of human papillomavirus (HPV), which is associated with genital warts and the development of cervical cancer. In March 2007,... Read more »
The Well Project

Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) and HIV/AIDS

...is More Common and Can Be More Serious for HIV+ People Prevention of HPV Taking Care of Yourself What Is HPV? Human Papillomavirus (HPV) is the name of a large group of viruses. Certaintypes of HPV cause warts on the hands or feet.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

House Rejects Shots for HPV

...Representatives passed a bill banning the use of federal funds for state mandates requiring girls to be vaccinated against the STD human papillomavirus (HPV). The legislation, sponsored by Rep. Phil Gingrey (R-Ga.), is unlikely to become federal... Read more »
Connect With Others

HPV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I was diagnosed with HPV and me and my boyfriend has been having unprotected oral sex. Can he catch HPV that way? Read more »

Do I Have an STD from oral sex?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
OK so this past May I got my first BJ from this girl I know. Well I had no symptoms of anything until this past week where the tip of my penis feel a little funny. I went to the clinic this past November to see if I should get tested for anything... Read more »

HPV/Genital Warts

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Hey, Whats up? My girl friend whom I've been with for a year now, recently got a pap smear done and she came up positive for HPV (abnormal cells). Me myself had been tested for STD's and a Visual Check up for HPV and in all tests I came up... Read more »

NEW ARTICLE

Posted by Anonymous
...United States has the highest rate of sexual disease in the developed world, and a higher rate than some developing countries. Human papillomavirus is the most common incurable sexual disease in the United States, with as many as 24 million... Read more »