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How Should You Tell Partners About Hpv

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Ask the Experts

If my partner has HPV, am I guaranteed to get it?

If someone were to have sex with someone who has HPV, is it guaranteed that the other person will get it? ...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
HPV is the human papillomavirus (also known as the wart virus). As with any virus, not everyone who comes into contact with it will catch it. Furthermore even if you were to become HPV infected, the majority of patients will actually completely... Read more »

Gardasil (HPV) vaccine for those already with HPV (HPV Vaccine for MEN) (GARDASIL) VACCINE (HPV)

I'm a 43 year old man with HPV already, awaiting biopsy results to see if I have anal cancer... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

What About the Partners of Women With Abnormal Pap or Positive HPV Tests?

In detailing the background of the current study, the authors observed: "Because high-risk HPV [human papillomavirus] is highly prevalent in the general population, usually transient, and rarely causes clinical symptoms, and because diagnostic and... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Condom Use Reduces Young Women's Risk of Contracting HPV, Study Says

Young women whose partners use condoms every time they have sex are 70% less likely to contract the human papillomavirus than women whose partners use condoms less than 5% of the time, according to a study published in the June 22 edition of the ... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Women and HIV: Human Papillomavirus

Introduction What is HPV? HPV Screening and Treatment HPV in Women With HIV HPV Vaccines Vaccine Fears and Hopes Selected Sources Introduction A majority of sexually active adults carry the human papillomavirus (HPV), but until recently,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HPV Vaccine Information For Young Women

Introduction Why the HPV Vaccine Is Important Who Should Get the HPV Vaccine Effectiveness of the HPV Vaccine Safety of the HPV Vaccine Cost and Paying for the HPV Vaccine What Vaccinated... Read more »
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HIV and HPV

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hello All,

I had a high risk exposure to a female sex worker, since this risk I have had many symptoms that have for the most part cleared. Before this encounter for oh see two years, i have had a plantar wart on the bottom of my foot. I just... 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 negative.... Read more »

HPV

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Can someone please help me...i'am confused about some things today i got a letter from my gyn saying i tested positive for HPV...i'am 37 years old and have been married for 12 years..and we both have been faithful to one another...my daughter tested... Read more »

Just Diagnosed with HPV...possible link to HIV?

Posted by am2394, 3 Replies
Hi all,
I had a possible HIV exposure in late July...i am a 21 year old female. I had unprotected sex with the friend of a friend. he did not ejaculate inside me. i have no reason to think he is HIV+, but he is the first person i have ever been... Read more »