l There is no sure way to know when you got HPV or who gave it to you. A person can have HPV for many years before it is detected. found on your HPV test does not cause genital warts.
Should I tell the guy who gave me HPV?
Do I need to tell my partner? This is entirely your decision. Most men and women with HPV infection carry the infection without ever being aware of it. HPV infection does not need to be treated and in 95% cases, you would get rid of it through your immunity.
Does HPV mean he cheated?
A new onset of HPV does not necessarily mean that infidelity has taken place. Research confirms that a healthy immune system can clear HPV in 12 to 24 months from the time of transmission. It is also possible the patients partner recently cheated on her; research confirms both possibilities.
What should you avoid if you have HPV?
Avoid skin-to-skin contact by not having sex. Use condoms and/or dental dams every time you have vaginal, anal, or oral sex. Though condoms and dental dams are not as effective against HPV as they are against other STDs like chlamydia and HIV, safer sex can lower your chances of getting HPV.