Some of these viruses are called "high-risk" types, and may cause abnormal Pap tests.They may also lead to cancer of the cervix, vulva, vagina, anus, or penis.
About 6.2 million Americans get a new genital HPV infection each year. The types of HPV that infect the genital area are spread primarily through genital contact.
Most HPV infections have no signs or symptoms; therefore, most infected persons are unaware they are infected, yet they can transmit the virus to a sex partner.
Rarely, a pregnant woman can pass HPV to her baby during vaginal delivery.
A baby that is exposed to HPV very rarely develops warts in the throat or voice box. There is no "cure" for HPV infection, although in most women the infection goes away on its own.
We have thousands of single women and men living with her... Genit*l HPV infection is a sexually transmitted disease (STD) that is caused by human papillomavirus (HPV).