HPV Health Topics
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Genital warts are highly contagious and can be spread through sexual contact with an infected individual. This eMedTV page further describes genital warts, explains how they are spread, and lists the various treatment options that are available.
Human papillomavirus (HPV) is the cause of genital warts. However, as this eMedTV page explains, many infected people have no symptoms. This article gives a general overview of HPV, including information about diagnosis, transmission, and treatment.
The HPV vaccine can prevent several conditions caused by the human papillomavirus. This page from the eMedTV archives also includes information on the typical dosing schedule for the vaccine, possible side effects, and what to do if you miss a dose.