What is HPV?

HPV is the most common sexually transmitted disease. HPV is so common that nearly all sexually active men and woman will get it at some point. There are multiple types of HPV.

How is HPV spread?

HPV can be spread via oral, anal, and vaginal sexual intercourse.

Am I at risk for HPV?

Anyone who is sexually active is at risk for HPV. However, sexually active young people have a higher risk of infection. Sexually active gay, bisexual, and other men are also at a higher risk.

What are symptoms of HPV?

In most cases, people with HPV do not develop symptoms, but HPV can lead to genital warts and cancer of the vulva, vagina, penis, or anus.