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HPV transmission during oral sex a growing cause of mouth and throat cancer

June 4, 2013

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Tristan Draper
July 29, 2013

Dit is een grote lijst – Ik heb ze niet gezien als commentaar, maar ik denk dat we allemaal moeten gaan gebruiken ze nu!

July 12, 2013

Sexual contact, including oral sex and deep kissing, can transmit HPV from one person to another. The likelihood of contracting oral HPV is directly associated with number of sexual partners a person has had.

Raul Prestes
July 10, 2013

Deep kissing this proved not to transmit oral hpv. Long-term partners of patients with carcinoma of the oropharynx + hpv not have more hpv oral infection by the general population. According Gypsyamber D Souza ( Johns Hopkins epidemiologist )””I did one study to suggest it might be transmitted by deep kissing, but the risk was small — so I think it is unlikely that HPV is transmitted by French kissing,” she says. “People with oral HPV infection should not be concerned about interacting with their loved ones in a normal way. Salivary transmission of HPV is very rare.”

Manoel maria barcelosmda rosa
July 2, 2013

Olá tudo bem?
È impressionante a informação precisa e objetiva desses colegas. Estou muito impressionado. Sucesso.

David S. Most
July 1, 2013

If in the heat of passion one has to stop to “install” a dental latex dam, the potential HPV problem disappears instantly!!

June 25, 2013

I was recently diagnosed with cervical cancer and had a radical hysterectomy 3 weeks ago. Is there any correlation between cervical cancer and throat cancer caused by HPV. In other words, how many people who have had cervical cancer may also get throat cancer?

June 24, 2013

Outstanding article, I find it very informative. I don’t think that Dr. Christiane was wrong, but I strongly believe that it definitely led us to something big. anyway, thanks for the prevention and treatment segment.

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June 6, 2013

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June 5, 2013

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Mouse trap
June 5, 2013

What are the primary signs of having HPV? Does all HPV had cancer?

Margaret Fleming
June 4, 2013

Another question: I look at the statistics on the wall in my GI doctor’s office about women’s death rate and I ask (not for the first time)why is there no test for the strains that cause anal cancer?

Margaret Fleming
June 4, 2013

Are you telling us that Dr. Christiane Northrup was wrong when she associated HPV in the male with the scrotum? If she was right, what good are condoms?

July 8, 2013

When it comes to HPV, male condoms are practically useless. A safer route would be to use the female condom, as it generally covers the whole vagina. But when one is having sex, there is generally no “safe sex”.

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