Its best to disclose before sexual contact — any sexual contact. Herpes and HPV are both transmitted by skin-to-skin contact, which means that simply rubbing genitals together, even without penetration, can pass the virus from one person to another. Both of these viruses can also be transmitted by oral sex.
How do I tell my boyfriend I have HPV?
How to talk to your partner about HPVEducate yourself. If you have questions about your diagnosis, your partner will likely have some, too. Remember: You didnt do anything wrong. Dont feel tempted to apologize for your diagnosis. Talk at the right time. Explore your options. Discuss your future.
Should I tell my partner I used to have 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.