HPV 101: What You Need to Know

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  • HPV
  • What Is HPV?
  • How Many People Have HPV?
  • HPV's Most Common Symptoms
  • Black Women Have a Harder Time Clearing Up HPV
  • Cervical Cancer and You
  • Do Condoms Prevent HPV?
  • What About the Vaccine?
  • Oral Sex and HPV
  • HPV Screenings

What Is HPV?

There are more than 40 HPV types that can infect the genital areas of men and women. These HPV types can also infect the mouth and throat. Most people who become infected with HPV don’t even know they have it. 

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