Human papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted infection in the United States. Most HPV infections don’t cause any symptoms, and go away on their own. But HPV is important mainly because it can cause cervical cancer in women. Stephanie Wyckoff, MD, a board certified OB/GYN with MemorialCare Medical Group shares an overview of symptoms, how HPV is transmitted, treatment options, prevention, and discusses what you need to know about the HPV vaccine.
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