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How To Tell My Boyfriend About Hpv

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Can I get HPV from my boyfriend's semen?

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...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,No, HPV <b>can't</b> be transmitted through semen. It's <b>only</b> transmitted through aggressive skin against skin (i.e. sex).It might be weird to learn that most sexually active people... 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 »
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AIDS InfoNet

Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

What Is HPV? How Can HPV Be Detected? Can HPV Infection Be Prevented? 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... 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

Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Infection in Heterosexual South African Men Attending Sexual Health Services: Associations Between HPV and HIV Serostatus

The study authors assessed distribution of human papillomavirus genotypes and determined the associations between HPV and HIV co-infection in sexually active heterosexual men with anogenital warts (GW), male urethral discharge and asymptomatic men. ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Study: HPV Knowledge Among HPV+ Women

The goal of the current study was to assess knowledge and information seeking among women recently diagnosed with human papillomavirus (HPV). A two-phase mixed methods design was employed. In both phase I (qualitative) and phase II (quantitative),... Read more »
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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 »

Yeast infections, BV, and HPV

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I am starting to go crazy here thinking I may have HIV. I was told about two years ago that I had HPV which gave me an abnormal pap smear. A colposcopy was done that showed I had mild dysplasia. My pap and hpv test last year showed a negative... Read more »

coping til neg. boyfriend needs other women

Posted by inadaze, 2 Replies
tested pos 10 wks ago. My boyfriend is negative and was/is....? very supportive and caring. I had this dilusion that we were staying away ffrom sex for now until we can deal better with the whole concept. We were always condom users but without... Read more »

HPV

Posted by Anonymous
what is hpv inflection, how common and is it a serious disease?

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