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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. There are many types of HPVs. Some of them are spread through close skin-to-skin touching ...
  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 test is used to check for infection with HPV types associated with cervical cancer . Typically, the test ...
  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. Cervical Cancer Screening (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... types of tests: the Pap test and the HPV test. For both, the doctor or nurse collects ... cells that could become cancer later. With the HPV test, the lab checks for HPV infection. HPV ...
  7. Almost all cervical cancers are caused by the HPV (human papilloma virus). HPV is a common virus that spreads through sexual contact. Certain types of HPV are more likely to lead to cervical cancer. ...
  8. ... 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 ...
  9. Cervical Cancer (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... Cervical cancer is caused by a virus called HPV. The virus spreads through sexual contact. Most women's bodies are able to fight HPV infection. But sometimes the virus leads to cancer. ...
  10. Genital Warts (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... transmitted disease (STD) caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV). The warts usually appear as a small bump ... completely eliminate, the risk of catching or spreading HPV. If your or your partner is allergic to ...
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