Re: Please help with questions about HPV
HPV is transmitted through sexual intercourse. Once it has been diagnosed to having it, there is NO getting rid of it. There can be times where there is no outbreak, but you will not know in a female because it is internal. Men have it and it is called genital warts. If a man has a wart and does not know what it is and has unprotected sex, he can then transmit it to the female, thus HPV. It is very common in women. Most women will not even know they have it until an outbreak has occurred during a pap smear. So, kissing or sharing a drink will not transmit the disease. Just like with HIV, you cannot contract it through kissing or sharing drinks or food. If you are needing information about std's, I recommend going to your local health department and speaking to the counselors there. They are very educated. Educate yourself properly so that you can protect yourself properly.