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20 yr old male recently diagnosed with hpv. Any Advice?
I'm a 20 year old male who just got diagnosed with HPV and I'm freaking out. Does this mean I won't be able to have a wife and kids? I'm feeling very scared and if anyone who has gone through this situation before could give me any resources or advice I would really appreciate it. Thanks
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I also have hpv I don't know a lot about it but I do want to assure you that you will be able to have a wife just be open with her and if she can't accept it she doesn't deserve you. Also you will be able to have children I have two beautiful children and another one the way. I was also scared when I found out but it will be ok.
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Thanks for the reply. It's comforting to know you're not alone.
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Your very welcome. You may think you are but I can promise you that your not. Good luck with your life journey!
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Good luck to you too!
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101028 tn?1419606604
so you have an obvious wart?  has it been treated yet?

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It's obvious. No, I have not had it treated yet. Any suggestions about treatment?
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just have them cut if off. the quickest and easiest way to deal with this :)

genital warts are a cosmetic concern,  not a health risk. they are no different from a wart on your hands or feet. no reason to think you won't have a family or anything like that from this!
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Thanks for the advice. I appreciate it.
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Question Grace: Even after I have the warts removed, won't I still be able to pass on HPV? If that's the case, it's going to be pretty difficult to get a girl to stick around I would think.
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typically if the warts don't reappear in a year, you've "cleared" the virus and the risk to a partner is minimal if even that.  
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Ok, this information is from your personal doctor?
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101028 tn?1419606604
no,it's information from scientific studies as well as from the hpv info on ashastd.org and the cdc.  
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Thanks!
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