having sex always carries some risk with it only you and your partner can decide how much risk youre willing to accept. Hpv is spread through skin-to-skin contact, so any genital-to-genital, genital-to-anus or genital-to-mouth contact can potentially transmit it. However, using condoms, dental dams or other latex barriers lowers your risk. 92 of all hpv infections clear themselves from the body within 2 years of being infected. Of the types that persist longer than that, you typically are infected 10, 20 or more years before the hpv progresses into precancerous cells that are detected on pap tests. There arent many resources to help a baffled guy understand whats going on with hpv, or how to best support the woman in his life whos dealing with a diagnosis. Danielle sepulveres , author of losing it the semi-scandalous story of an ex-virgin , offers insight for male partners of women diagnosed with hpv or a related condition. I would think that by having unprotected intercourse, that is if your husband is not wearing a condom, he would be at risk for developing hpv by having sex with you. You can get hpv by having sex with someone who is infected with hpv. This disease is spread easily during anal or vaginal sex, and it can also be spread through oral sex or other. It can be hard to navigate sex with the human papillomavirus (hpv), but it doesnt have to be! Hpv is a very common sexually transmitted virus. It is so common that almost every sexually active person will. to be honest, safe sex isnt enough to fully prevent you getting any stds. But since hpv is transmitted through skin-to-skin contact, barriers like dental dams and condoms dont protect you from. i feel like hpv is just one of the many things surrounding sex where women take the burden. An infected person, sadly, has reason to fear that others who find out about their std will view them. hpv can be transmitted through a number of sex acts, which means that any body part involved in sexual intercourse is at risk including the cervix, vagina, vulva, penis and throat. Husbands who cheat on their wives risk infecting them with cervical cancer, a team of international researchers reported last week. The cancer is linked to a virus that is spread during sexual.