Should I have sex if genital warts are present? If you or your partner have genital warts, you should avoid having sex until the warts are gone or removed. However, it is not known how long a person is able to spread HPV after warts are gone. Raymond Embry2019-03-31T00:45:58+00:00 Share This Story, Choose Your Platform! FacebookTwitterRedditLinkedInTumblrPinterestVkEmail Leave A Comment Cancel replyComment Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.