TW I talk about sexual assault.
2 and a half years ago I was dating a guy. He seemed rather nice. I had told him that my chest was off limits as its the source of my gender dysphoria. he told me ok.
Then one day when we were being semi-intimate, he pinned me down so I couldn't get up and he sexually assaulted me in a way that involved my chest. I froze, went non-verbal. When he was done he wiped me up and took me home.
A month later I noticed some moles of some kind popping up in my cleavage and under my bust line. A lot of them. And then over the next 2 years even more. SO last month I went to the dermatologist to address them.
They biopsied one and froze off 15 others. 2 weeks later the results came back. Its HPV. The doctor apologized and explained that the strain that I have is unknown because it wasn't one of the strains they tested for. She said she wished that she had better news for me but told me that its easy to fix by just freezing the growths off with liquid nitrogen. But there is no cure.
I have been trying to research skin infections of HPV from sexual contact but all I am finding is either 1. Genital warts (we did not have penetrative sex) or 2. Non-sexually transmitted skin warts, mostly on the hands and feet. I'm so frustrated.
#HPV #STI #SexualAssaultSurvivor