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Oral Warts Facts

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Oral Warts and Kissing

Can oral warts be transfered via kissing.Or is it more likely oral to genital and genital to oralthanks...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Response from David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Grady Health System
Oral warts, which are caused by human papillomavirus (HPV), is highly contagious. As a matter of fact, HPV is the most common STD in America. The usual way of transmission of HPV is via oral, vaginal or anal intercourse. The organism which causes... Read more »

To all Those Worry Warts

To all of you out there worrying about having contracted HIV. Let me tell you my story. Over the... Read more »

anal warts pass to mouth?

Hello, my partner and I have both been diagnosed with anal warts (HPV). we are both pos (he with... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

CDC Issues Fact Sheet on Oral Sex and HIV Transmission

The CDC has released a fact sheet informing people that there is some risk of transmitting HIV to others through oral sex, even though it is much lower than the risk of transmission from vaginal or anal intercourse, the Lakeland Ledger 's "Robin's... Read more »
AIDSinfo

Hyperlipidemia

Terms Used in This Fact Sheet Cholesterol: a waxy, fat-like substance present in every cell in your body. Your liver produces cholesterol from stored carbohydrates and fats. Certain foods provide additional amounts of cholesterol, which may be... Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

Separating Myths From Facts

There's still a lot of misinformation about HIV/AIDS and sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Myth: The Top Partner During Vaginal and Anal Sex Is at Low Risk for HIV. Fact: In reality, the top partner (the inserting partner) is at high... Read more »
Random House, Inc.

"Sex Acts and Facts: The Risks"

A Hierarchy of Risks Receptive Anal Intercourse (Getting Fucked) Listen to men talk about how they got infected with HIV if it happened recently, and it's often portrayed as a fluke: "The condom broke," "We had oral sex," "He put it in for a... Read more »
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Help for the Worried Warts

Posted by JonCage, 2 Replies
Many people after receiving their conclusive results continue to show symptoms of anxiety and depression. You need to understand that you are not alone. You are not the only ones, questioning your tests and questioning your symptoms. You need to... Read more »

Oral sex facts

Posted by SteveR
The following Q&A about oral sex comes from the Gay Men's Health Crisis in New York. Several times people on this board have said that giving oral sex (sucking) poses a "theoretical" risk. As this article explains, the risk is low but it is not... Read more »

warts a symptom???

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
here's the story...

This summer i received oral sex on several occasions from 2 different guys , and was involved in a lot of kissing from one of them (exchange of saliva for hours at a time)

All along i thought, NO risk, no need to get tested. Im... 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 »