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HPV Virus

Just to clarify. If  HPV has been dormant for a big number of years would it be activated by having sex with someone who also had the virus or could it be made active another way.
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If it has been dormant for several years it is highly unlikely  that an outbreak will occur. Your immune system has suppressed it similar to what the immune system does to chicken pox. There are over a hundred different strains of hpv, so it is possible you could become infected with a different strain from somebody else, but the likelihood of reactivating your particular strain is very remote. But play it safe.....use protection and keep your immune system in shape.

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