Posted by: anon | 2009/04/12


My bofriend has hpv, he is going in the next couple of weeks to get the worts removed as aladara is not clearing them up. once they are gone, will it be okay to resume having sex or will they keep returning. How safe am i when we use a condom, am i at a rish for the one month that we did not know he had it? can we pass it back and forth and will this cycle ever CLEAR up and end, i would like to be having sex with him and we would like to start having children. what do we do from day of wart removal.

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Hallo Leah
HPV can be treated but not healed. It is better to have sex with a condom if you are not yet infected. Gardasil is a new vaccine available to women that protects them against the most common strains of HPV that can cause cervical cancer. It is important that both of you go for yearly check ups, you for a papsmear, and your boyfriend to treat any new warts that appear.
If you are planning a baby, ensure that both of you do not have any active warts while trying to conceive.
Dr Bets

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