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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Sexually Transmitted Diseases
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User :   I am 19years old. I recently been diagnosed with veneral warts, the doctor froze them. My parnter and I have been sexually active for a year. We have never had any other sexual relationships than each other. How could I have gotten this? Is my partner at risk of getting this? Will I be contagous for the rest of my life? Should he get checked?                                                                 
User :   My gynecologist said that once I get it I can not get it again...Is that correct?
Doctor :   Hello.
Doctor :   Let me read your query.
User :   thank you
Doctor :   Wart transmission is through sexual contact.
User :   I know. But after they are gone. Can I give them to my partner?
User :   Will I always be contagous?
Doctor :   In Some subtype it can last for years.
Doctor :   The warts may reappear because the virus stays in your skin once you are infected.
User :   Will I be contagous that long?
Doctor :   Yes.
User :   For my life?
Doctor :   Not that long.
User :   Ok. Thank you.
Doctor :   at lest for few years.
User :   Should my partner get checked?
Doctor :   Yes.
User :   Thank you for your help
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