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HPV gives me cervical cancer but give him warts?

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I was diagnosed with HPV a few months back and ended up getting cervical cancer.
A week ago my boyfriend, who I recently became sexually active with told me he had a wart and that his doctor told him he has genital warts.

My question is: Is it possible for me to pass a different type of hpv than the kind I have? Or could I possibly have more than one type and not know it?

Im just confused about how I could have the ind that gives me cervical cancer but give my boy friend genital warts?

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replied November 16th, 2012
Herpes and Genital Warts Answer A40393

Welcome to the ehealthforum and I am really glad to help you out. HPV is known to produce both the cervical cancer a well as the genital warts. There’re various types of the HPV virus. About 90% of genital warts are caused by two specific types of the virus (HPV-6 and -11), and these HPV types are considered "low risk," meaning they have a low cancer-causing potential. HPV-16 is responsible for about half of the cervical cancers. HPV types 16, 18, 31, and 45 are other known "high risk" virus types which can produce the cervical cancer. Hence, it is possible that you’ve been infected by one of the notorious cancer causing strains of the HPV. I sincerely hope that helps. Take care.

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