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Forum Name: Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Question: Can HPV be spread daughter by taking baths together?


 y - Sun Sep 02, 2007 12:02 am

is it possible to spread my hpv to my daughter; like from taking baths together; or any other way; and if so what should i do

i am 26yrs. old, daughter is now 5.5 yrs. old, we took baths together up to or through her age of 3 or 4
 Dr. Chan Lowe - Sun Sep 02, 2007 12:22 am

User avatar Hi Y,

HPV not spread through water. It is spread only by direct contact of the genitals with an uninfected person. Note that this does not mean that intercourse is required, only direct contact of the genitals.

Best wishes.

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