Patient :I've always used a condom, and am not promiscuous, but somehow it seems I have HPV/warts. They are on my groin area, not actually on my shaft. I am thinking this is because I've always used a condom? My question is: If I ever have unprotected sex, will these then spread onto my shaft? Hope that question makes sense.
Thank you for writing to us.
I am a little confused by the question. You are saying that you have Warts which has not been treated? I would recommend that you get it treated. I cannot confirm that it is warts but I cannot say that it is not.
Not using a condom now with an infected person will give you warts over the shaft if you do it enough times. There is always a chance of getting the infection. But it does not get transmitted all the time.
For example, let us suppose that the chance of infection is 10 %. When you have unprotected intercourse you will get the disease 1 in 10 times.
But I would still recommend you get treated and not try something that can be dangerous.
Hope this helps. Please follow up for more information.
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