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Forum Name: Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Question: Is it possible to become immune to Genital wart infection?


 abret69 - Mon Mar 31, 2008 2:43 am

I obtained a plantars wart when I was youger from Tae Kwon Do class. A couple of years later I had a wart removed from my finger as well as the plantars wart from my foot. Since those ae a strain of HPV, I was reading something, somewhere that said that I may have acquired immunity from genital warts. Is that true? My fingers are crossed.
 Debbie Miller, RN - Wed Apr 09, 2008 3:35 pm

User avatar Hello
There are 130 identified variations of HPV. The ones that cause genital warts are different from those associated with plantar warts so you can't count on immunity here.

Good luck

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