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Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

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Treatment Issues for Women: HPV and Cervical Dysplasia

HPV and Cervical Dysplasia HPV (human papilloma virus) is the most common sexually transmitted infection. Most women have at least one type of HPV during their lifetime, but only a few of us know we have it. There are over 100 strains, and it's poss...

Genital Warts

Genital warts may appear both externally (e.g., on the penis, anus, or external female genitalia) and internally (e.g., in the anal canal or vagina). These benign, flesh-colored tumors classically appear as a granular, elevated surface with finger-li...

Human Papilloma Virus and Genital Warts Fact Sheet

Human papillomavirus (HPV) is one of the most common causes of sexually transmitted disease (STD) in the world. Experts estimate that as many as 24 million Americans are infected with HPV, and the frequency of infection and disease appears to be incr...

Cervical Dysplasia and Cancer

Cervical dysplasia is the term used to describe abnormal cells on the cervix (the head and neck of the uterus). On a Pap smear report, dysplasia is referred to as cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN) or squamous intraepithelial lesion (SIL). Cerv...