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HPV, bathing...

I have HPV. Can it be transferred to my baby by taking a bath with her? There is no direct contact, but I'm not sure if it can be transmitted through water?

 
Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 3:39 PM on Mar. 7, 2009 in Health

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Answers (4)
  • No it can't , from what was explained to me by my doctor HPV is passed sexually only
    bubblycute

    Answer by bubblycute at 3:51 PM on Mar. 7, 2009

  • ASKER: That's a relief, because bath time is our best bonding time. It would be a terrible thing to lose it. Thank you. :)
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 4:02 PM on Mar. 7, 2009

  • My ds got anal warts (hpv) when he was 18 months old. He had a compramised immune system from a horrible case of rotavirus and picked it up then. Neither my dh or I had genital warts, but dh has had them on his hands. They can be transmitted from direct contact. So as long as you don't have visible warts you should be ok.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 4:52 PM on Mar. 7, 2009

  • i have hpv too and no you cant i take bath with my son all the time
    twinmommy1988

    Answer by twinmommy1988 at 7:42 PM on Mar. 7, 2009