25 Percent of Men Have Cancer-Causing HPV

According to the National Center for Health Statistics, 25 percent of men and 20 percent of women in the United States have a strain of human papillomavirus—HPV—that causes cancer. Statistics also show that 45 percent of men and almost 40 percent of ...

Is There A Cure For Hpv

Question Originally asked by Community Member Janelle Is There A Cure For Hpv Answer HPV is the virus that causes works in the hands, as well as genital warts. It’s so common that most people have had it at some point in their life. The CDC estimates ...

The HPV Vaccine Debate

There has been a lot of talk about the measles vaccine over the past few weeks. An outbreak at Disneyland, which has spread to several other states, has brought the debate about vaccines to the forefront. Parents who don’t want to vaccinate their chi...
Eileen Bailey

HPV Virus May "Reactivate" Later in Life

Anyone who had chicken pox as a child is at risk for developing shingle. From the time they developed chicken pox, the varicella zoster virus remains in the body but is undetectable until it reactivates later in life, causing shingles. A recent study ...
Eileen Bailey

HPV, Genital Warts and Cervical Cancer

How Do You Get HPV? Human papilloma virus (HPV) is a sexually transmitted infection caused by direct, skin-to-skin contact by way of sexual intercourse or oral sex. Genital warts come from the same family of viruses as the common warts people get on ...
The HealthCentral Editorial Team

HPV and Abnormal Pap Smears

HPV and the Abnormal Pap Abnormal Pap smears always make women anxious and make us wonder if we have cancer. Over the past decade, a new anxiety provoking term has slipped into the GYN lexicon : human papilloma virus or HPV infection. Studies show th...
Charlotte Grayson, M.D.

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