HPV is the human papilloma virus. It is ubiquitous (it is everywhere). 20 million people in the US are infected with HPV and 6 million more are infected each year. It is the most common sexually transmitted disease, and it is the cause of genital warts, and more importantly, the case of cervical cancer.
What is HPV?
Wendy Fried, M.D., FACOG, FACS, is an OB/Gyn with Northern Obstetrics and Gynecology, PC in North Hills, New York
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