Contagious areas of skin pertaining to HPV....

Patient

Q: I have HPV warts on and in my Anus. Is only the skin with the warts infected? For example, is the skin nearby or on my penis contagious?

Symptoms:  Warts
Doctor

A:   Thanks for your question.
You are right, HPV affects only skin but it is also contagious too as you can get it through skin contact. Wherever you touch your skin, without washing your hand, can get infected including your penile area.
Hope it helps.

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