Human Papillomavirus (HPV)
The importance of getting vaccinated.
What is it?
There are over 100 types of HPV with roughly 20 million new cases per year. However, there are only 40 types of HPV that cause genital warts (in men and women) and cervical cancer (in women).
Signs and Symptoms
Treatment for the illnesses caused by the virus are available as well, such as cancer treatments. This treatment can prevent genital warts and cancer from developing which will bring down illness and mortality rates in the United States and globally.
The complications of HPV is genital warts and cervical cancer in women that can lead to possible death.