- Q When should I tell my partner I have HPV?
Dr. Paul Hokemeyer, Marriage & Family TherapyOnce you know you are going to have a sexual relationship with someone, but before you actually do. HPV is a sexually transmitted infection that can be prevented and contained. It's important, therefore, for people who know they're infected to help stop... Full Answer
- Q How should I tell my partner I have HPV?
Dr. Paul Hokemeyer, Marriage & Family TherapyTell your partner in an honest and direct way. An example of this is, "I'm very attracted to you and I need to let you know before we get sexually intimate that I have HPV." You don't need to make any excuses or apologize. Most people are afraid of... Full Answer
- Q How common is human papillomavirus (HPV) infection?
Dr. Jill Grimes, Family MedicineThe CDC estimates that 20 million people, 15% of the population, are actively infected at any given time with sexually transmitted human papillomavirus (HPV) in the United States, although many more people do not know they are infected. 6.2 million... Full Answer