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When Is Hpv Most Transmittable

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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 at 877-HPV-5868 (877-478-5868). What Is HPV? Genital human papilloma virus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted infection (STI). There are over 120 HPV types. One study found HPV in 77%...
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How can I catch "HPV Human Papiloma virus"?

is HPV only transmittable sexually or can you pick it up by things like saliva,public restrooms, not washing hands after using the bathroom and other public places?Also, when it comes to the cancer causing high risk HPV's, is it even possible...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,HPV is <b>only</b> spread between people when an infected part of one person rubs up against another person's skin. This isn't just a light tap, this is real rubbing. We call this "direct... Read more »


I need to know how HPV is transfered from woman to woman? I have beed told that it is contaigous, however no one can tell me how. Also is it possible to get HPV in the mouth? and if so what would it look like the break out on the genetial area?...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
HPV, the virus that causes genital warts, is transmitted by close contact, regardless of the sex of the transmitter and 'transmittee'. It can occur in the mouth and looks like white scar tissue there. In the genital area, warts look like... Read more »

Oral and Facial HPV

I am so frustrated with the oral warts which I have now had for 2 years. Although my cd-4 count is only 129 and has been for the last 3 years my viral load is near undetectabe. I have been to many ENTs and Dermatologists and all I seem to get is...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
You have touched on a very frustrating problem and it sounds like you have already tried many of the usually plus/minus treatments that are available. Optimal suppression of HIV maximizes the chances that the CD4 count will increase but that does... Read more »

thrush transmittable by kissing? g?

Dear Doc, Does oral thrush transmittable or infectious to others escpecially kissing in the lips for 2 mins?? how about sharing of drinking glass?? or sharing fork and spoon?? also, had you deal a hiv patient (have not taken any medication ever...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
It is possible to transmit the yeast Candida (which causes thrush) through contact with saliva by kissing, etc, but it is highly unlikely that people who have good immune systems and have not been recently treated with antibiotics will come down... Read more »
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HPV and oral sex?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi Im the same sguy with the OCD oral sex herpes problem. I was wonderin about HPV. 6 months and no signs. Am I in the clear with that as well?

On a sidenote Im not going to have sex ever. Ive had only one BJ and I flip. this sex thing is not for me... Read more »


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

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Oral HPV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
What are symptoms of Oral HPV? Dothey hurt/ How long to they last? Read more »

relationship hpv & hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
What is different between hpv and hiv. What is their relationship? Read more »