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adnormal HPV but i have not had any types of breakouts.

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I had a pap smear come back adnormal HPV but i have not had any types of breakouts. My partner on the other hand had a breakout of Gential Warts. I would like to know if i could have given him Gential Warts even though i have never had any breakouts?

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replied July 10th, 2012
Herpes and Genital Warts Answer A36913

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Human papilloma virus is transmitted sexually. In order to transmit the virus one does not necessarily need to have any symptoms. The virus simply lives on and under the skin.The most common means of transmission is by skin-to-skin contact with the penis, scrotum, vagina, vulva, or anus of an infected person. Kissing or touching a partner’s genitals with the mouth can also transmit HPV. Using a condom does not guarantee protection since the virus can be on an area of skin not covered by the condom. Sharing of possibly-contaminated objects may transmit HPV.

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. The only way to prevent the infection is to get yourself vaccinated against the HPV infection and by abstinence.

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