Is HPV likely to be spread if it is dormant and a condom is worn (but skin to skin contact was made)?Yours is a question that a lot of people are asking. Woman C: I found out I'd had a bad Pap test and was positive for HPV in June 2011.I was incredibly comforted by one nurse practitioner I saw.For over 20 years Art Erotica has been one of the most unique and scintillating art events in Austin.Tom asks: My girlfriend was diagnosed with high-risk HPV over a year ago. It is estimated that 70-80% of adults will have it at some time in their lives. The virus itself is gone, but I still have the lesions on my cervix, which I have to have regularly checked. How did you feel when you first found out you had contracted it? I was lucky that I was living at the time with my best friend.
That was the first moment I thought that I might have a normal life. Firstly, it was painful and gross, and then I was worried about the implications it'd have on my then-relationship and potential future relationships. And I felt incredibly stupid and ashamed, like I could have avoided it if I had just been more careful and, oh, I dunno, refused oral sex from my then-boyfriend whenever he had even the slightest hint of a cold sore. I've always practiced safe sex, so it felt really unfair, aside from anything else.
Monogamous relationship, unprotected intercourse throughout this time. So you just can’t know whether you gave it to your gf or she gave it to you.
Is me smoking cigarettes affecting her ability to lose or dormant the virus? Regardless if I gave it to her or she gave it to me should I get tested? The HPV test is not currently recommended for men for a number of reasons.
Some facts for you and your partner to consider: most HPV infections will clear up on their own; the experts believe that HPV is likely not transmitted when the virus is dormant; the Pap test does not test for HPV infection.
Condoms have been shown to lessen the spread of HPV, but not entirely as there is likely still exposed skin.