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if i have HPV does it mean my boyfriend might too?

iF i Had HPV, Does That Mean My Boyfriend MighT Have iT To?
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replied September 19th, 2011
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missaugust91,

Yes, if you have had close skin to skin contact with the infected area. HPV is passed from person to person by contact with the infected area. It is not passed on by just being around a person with the disorder.

If you have genital HPV, then your sexual partners should also be checked, and you should be treated for it. Genital HPV is the leading cause of cervical cancer in women. That is why Pap smears are very important.

Good luck.
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