10 Factors That Increase Your Chances of Getting HPV

10 Factors That Increase Your Chances of Getting HPV

Apr 20

HPV stands for human papillomavirus. It’s responsible for warts on different parts of the human body. There are over 150 types of HPV. Some of them can affect the genitals, causing a type of growth called genital wart. Some can put you at risk of developing HPV-related cancers. HPV infections are very common. These are considered to be the most common sexually transmitted disease in the US. In...

How Long Do Genital Warts Last?

How Long Do Genital Warts Last?

Apr 05

Genital warts are one of the most highly contagious STIs caused by human papillomavirus (HPV). It’s estimated that about 79 million Americans are infected with HPV, most of them are teens and early 20s. Because of unprotected sex, HPV can be passed to another person easily. Anyone who is sexually active has high risk of contracting the virus. The virus can also be spread even if you’re in...