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My current girlfriend has been diagnosed with HPV and I

Patient: My current girlfriend has been diagnosed with HPV and I think my ex gave it to me and I gave it to my current girlfriend. She has been the only woman I’ve had any sex with in the last 8 months. How long do we have to wait to have safe sex, and when will it be out of my system?

 

 

Symptoms: None

 

 

Doctor: Hi,Thanks for the query.I understand your concern.The clearance time of high-risk types of HPV varies from 8 to 18 months.Using condoms during intercourse can prevent the transmission.Vaccination can prevent the risk of acquiring the virus in future.Take care.

 


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Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Manitoba. He currently operates a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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