Doctor claims HPV can be contracted multiple ways

Taipei Times
Date: Nov 01, 2019
By: Fang Chih-hsien and Jake Chung  /  Staff reporter, with staff writer

A Kaohsiung urologist has warned people to be wary of personal hygiene when using public facilities, as it is possible to contract human papillomavirus (HPV) through casual contact and not just through sexual intercourse.

Cheng Pin-jui (鄭斌睿) of the Cisian Gaomei Urology Clinic said he treated a 30-year-old man who complained of a constant itch in his anus.

The man said he thought he had felt some protrusions and that he was afraid of having contracted genital warts.

The clinic’s diagnosis confirmed the patient’s suspicion.    [FULL  STORY8]

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