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Will Chlorhexidine mouth wash kill the HPV virus?

will chlorhexidine mouth wash kill hpv virus, i gave oral sex to a partner, and felt something unusual, i stopped and noticed they had warts on their penis, i immediately went to the bathroom and rinsed my mouth with the mouthwash a couple of times. am i at risk of getting these warts in my mouth ?
Mon, 16 Mar 2015
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dear,
chlorhexidine wash will not prevent against hpv , but it is less like to get infected by oral route.
still if u have any doubt u can visit an internist.
thanks
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Will Chlorhexidine mouth wash kill the HPV virus?

dear, chlorhexidine wash will not prevent against hpv , but it is less like to get infected by oral route. still if u have any doubt u can visit an internist. thanks