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he has genital warts, could i have contracted anything

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My partner and I are very careful bc he has genital warts and I do not. A few days ago, we had a slip up, though. Now I'm wondering if I had a scratch not in a genital or oral area, and his sperm may have made contact if there could be ANY way that I could contract anything at all.


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replied January 3rd, 2012
Sexually Transmitted Diseases Answer A29970
Hello,

Welcome to ehealthforum and thanks for writing

Genital warts are caused by virus and is transmitted sexually.You should be very careful while having any contact with your partner as condoms do not provide hundred percent protection and skin to skin transmission can occur.In order to transmit the virus one does not necessarily need to have any symptoms or any warts. The virus simply lives on and under the skin.
Kissing or touching a partner’s genitals with the mouth can also transmit it.Although possible, transmission by routes other than sexual intercourse is less common for female genital HPV infection. Fingers-genital contact is a possible way of transmission but unlikely to be a significant source.It is difficult to comment without proper history and examination.
I would advise you to get tested yourself once if you have been with him since long to rule out any infection.
Take care!


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