I got HPV 2 years ago , it should be out of my system by now, and just recently I saw that I have some warts on my penis. My quetions is if I have unprotected sex will I transfer the warts to my partner?
If you have warts then you are contagious again. Most people never experience the warts again after having 6 months - 2 years of showing no symptoms at all. However a small percentage take longer to build immunity to the virus. It is also capable of re-activating in a persons system after a long time of laying dormant.
You cannot pass the virus back and fourth. Once you have it, it is in your system for good and you cannot re-activate the virus by having sex with an infected person, as you already have that strain. If your wife also has the virus, she too cannot ping pong the virus back and fourth, as she already has it, it isn't like an infection which once cured can be caught again.
If your wife doesn't already have the warts you are at risk of infecting her. If you treat the warts and use a condom, the chance of giving your wife the warts are significantly lower than if you didn't treat them and didn't wear a condom
Copyright 1994-2016 MedHelp International. All rights reserved.
MedHelp is a division of Aptus Health.
This site complies with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.