How did I catch HPV?
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It is more likely that you contracted HPV through
  • Vaginal sexual contact without condom
  • Anal sexual contact without condom
It is less likely that you contracted HPV through
  • Vaginal or anal sexual contact with condom
  • Oral-genital contact
  • Simple touch of the genital area with genital organs, contaminated sex toys or fingers
There is very small likelihood that you contracted HPV through
  • Sharing towels or underwear with infected individuals
You cannot contract HPV
  • From a toilet seat
  • From door knobs, handles, taps, etc.