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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Sexually Transmitted Diseases
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   hey!
Doctor :   go ahead wit ur query
User :I am a gay male.
Doctor :   OK
User :   About 2 months ago, I had sex with a man who had HPV. One week after that I had sex with another man, but this time a clean man. Then, I started developing a wart near my anus and it kept growing. A couple weeks ago I went to the doctor and he cauterized my wart. He told me today I was good and no HPV virus was left in that area.
Doctor :   Usually HPV is local infection
Doctor :   If they are killed with heat/cautery they are gone
User :   in how long now will i know for sure that i for sure dont have anything left?
User :   when can i go back to being sexually active?
Doctor :   As long as the there are warts u have active infection
User :   if the whole area was cauterized well enough, are the chances that it wont grow back high?
Doctor :   They can grow back if the infections still persist
User :   the clean man i had sex with after i got the hpv told me he has nothing weird on his genitalia area
User :   no warts or anything
Doctor :   ok
User :   but....i know some can go being undetected
User :   is there a chance he didnt get infected?
Doctor :   No u can use condom
User :   or that he has it just it hasnt shown yet, but he can still pass it to anyone?
Doctor :   if he has no warts he dont infect
User :   yeah but is there a chance it is just taking a while for it to be detected in him?
Doctor :   if he had infection he will get warts
Doctor :   could be
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