In the last few years, actress Angelina Jolie went public with her double mastectomy to prevent breast cancer. Governor Chris Christie told us his reasons for gastric bypass surgery. And actor Michael Douglas is shining the spotlight on the human papilloma virus HPV —the number one cause of mouth and throat cancer.
Genital warts are a sexually transmitted infection STI. They are small lumps on the genitals which you can see or feel. They are usually painless.
The content here can be syndicated added to your web site. Print Version pdf icon. There are many different types of HPV.
Genital warts are warts that are on or near the vagina or penis the genitals. Genital warts are usually a sexually transmitted disease STD. They're caused by HPV human papillomavirus.
Certain types of human papillomavirus HPV cause genital warts. The types of HPV that cause genital warts are usually spread by direct skin-to-skin contact during vaginal, anal, or possibly oral sex with someone who has this infection. In females, warts may appear around the vulva entire outer female genital areain or around the vagina, in or around the anus, the groin where the genital area meets the inner thigh ,or the cervix although this is less common than external warts.
HPV is a sexually transmitted virus. A recent study found that 7 percent of Americans 14 to 69 years old are infected with oropharyngeal HPV. The same study found that the prevalence has increased significantly over the past three decades, and that more men than women have oropharyngeal HPV infection.
This sexually transmitted disease STD infects the skin. Genital warts are also called venereal warts or HPV. Genital warts are caused by one of the most common viruses in the United States - the human papillomavirus HPV.
Genital warts are small fleshy growths, bumps or skin changes that appear on or around the genital or anal area. Genital warts are very common. In England, they are the second most common type of sexually transmitted infection STI after chlamydia.