HPV 101: What You Need to Know

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  • 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
  • HPV

HPV's Most Common Symptoms

Most times, there are no symptoms at all. But for those who show signs of HPV, they may develop genital warts, oral cancer, penile cancer, anal cancer or cervical cancer. The strain of HPV that causes genital warts is not the same strain that causes some cervical cancers in women. 

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