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My ex had warts while we had sex. 2-3 yrs later I had one small bump on my vagina. I thought it was a skin tab. I finally squeazed it and liquid and a little blood came out. I put ointment on it (home made salve) and it was gone in a week. I still dont know if it was warts or not
Hello, I am a 25 year old male, who has never shown signs of a wart-causing HPV on my genitalia (Which doesn't mean I am not already carrying the virus). I recently gave oral sex to a female friend who did not inform me of their HPV status before I went down on them. They were having an active outbreak of genital warts at the time, and they only reason they told me is because I "Noticed" something was not right.
What are the chances I will have warts appear in/around my mouth?
At 21 years ago.. I had found I was given low risk HPV in the urethra. Had surgery twice. No sings or symptoms for over 20 years! Is this HPV cleared from my body. Could I still infect someone? I have seen an article stating that it's cleared your body if you have not seen symptoms for 6 years.
I am a 29 year old male who slept with a woman 3 times. There was some unprotected sex, but the majority was with a condom. She did not inform me until afterwards and I am unsure of how to handle this - mostly becuase it appears I will never know if I actually contracted the virus. Brief history from her standpoint is she was diagnosed with high risk HPV after an abnormal routine PAP about 1 year ago. She is now 9 months post-LEEP proceudre to remove abnormal cells that had developed and at her 6 month checkup was told everything is clear. What I do not know is whether standard procedure will actually test for active HPV infection on these follow-up appointments or if they are just performing a PAP to examine for presence of abnormal tissue growth. I would feel better about this if I learned that HPV was tested for again but I am not certain and at this point neither is she - dormant infection is thought by some experts to be much less likely to transmit so if she was HPV negative at her 6 month (which occured about 8 weeks ago) I would feel a bit more confident that she had cleared the virus (i realize you can never be sure). Post-LEEP there seems to be more evidence for a probable 6 month clearance rate than not.
Secondly - for any other man in this scenerio - I am trying to learn how people deal with it. Should I carry on as normal and consider myself less likely to have the virus given the circumstance here within? Should i remain abstinent for 2 years when I can remain 90% confident that if i had contracted the virus I have now cleared it myself? I am terrrified to disclose this to a future partner (maybe potential wife) because there is now way to be sure I have contracted anything. I am unsure how to handle everything for the time being. I am also consider having her go to get test for HPV currently to determine whether or not she has identifiable active infection at this time. Any advice?
My girlfriend has low grade HPV, type 14,right now she is getting the genital wart treatment, her doctor suggested me to have Gardasil shot because if I do cunnilingus on her there is a possibility of throat cancer. Until now I have only did it once to her, and it was for 10-15 minutes at most.
- First question is, do you think getting the shot is really necessary for me in this situation, I always used a condom during intercourse and only did cunnilingus to her once (im a 22 y/o guy) ?
-Second question is after she gets the treatment, is it safe to do cunnilingus on her ?
-Third question is, if its still not safe to do cunnilingus on her after her treatment, can I do it after I get the first shot of Gardasil ? or should I not do it until after the third shot ?
I got HPV with no warts.It was so slight their was nothing to treat it.Then I got a Hysterectomy 2 years later a removal of my uterus and cervix.Does this mean I do not have HPV since it was on my cervix at the time?Do I need pap-smear anymore?