HPV

What is HPV?

Human papillomavirus (HPV) is a group of related viruses. They can cause warts on different parts of your body. There are more than 200 types. About 40 of them are spread through direct sexual contact with someone who has the virus. They can also spread through other intimate, skin-to-skin contact. Some of these types can cause cancer.

There are two categories of sexually transmitted HPV. Low-risk HPV can cause warts on or around your genitals, anus, mouth, or throat. High-risk HPV can cause various cancers:

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  1. HPV (National Library of Medicine)  
    What is HPV? Human papillomavirus (HPV) is a group of related viruses. They can cause warts on different parts of your body. There are more than 200 ... cancer. There are two categories of sexually transmitted HPV. Low-risk HPV can cause warts on or ...
  2. Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Test What is an HPV test? HPV stands for human papillomavirus. It is the most common sexually transmitted disease (STD), with millions of Americans currently infected. HPV can ...
  3. The human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine protects against infection by certain strains of HPV. HPV can cause cervical cancer and genital warts . HPV has ...
  4. The HPV DNA test is used to check for high-risk HPV infection in women. HPV infection around the ...
  5. ... that causes genital warts is called human papillomavirus (HPV). HPV infection is the most common sexually transmitted infection (STI). There are more than 180 types of HPV. Many cause no problems. Some cause warts on ...
  6. ... infection is caused by the human papilloma virus (HPV). HPV can cause genital warts and lead to cervical cancer. Certain types of HPV can cause an infection in the mouth and ...
  7. Almost all cervical cancers are caused by HPV (human papilloma virus). HPV is a common virus that spreads through sexual contact. Certain types of HPV are more likely to lead to ...
  8. One Family's Struggles with HPV (Human Papillomavirus) Video (Parents of Kids with Infectious Diseases)  
    ... print ads go to GETVAXED.ORG cme Immunizations HPV (Human Papillomavirus) One family's struggles with HPV We provide this video in a variety of ...
  9. HPV and HPV Testing (American Cancer Society)  
    HPV/Diagnosis and Tests ... HPV ... American Cancer Society ... Get answers to frequently asked questions about HPV testing here.
  10. ... all cervical cancers are caused by human papillomavirus (HPV). HPV is a common virus that is spread through ... intercourse. There are many different types (strains) of HPV. Some strains lead to cervical cancer. Other strains ...
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