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Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

 
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Genital human papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common sexually-transmitted virus in the U.S., causing genital cancer in women and men.

Effective vaccination exists against HPV, and it is now recommended for both girls and boys at or before they reach the age of sexual activity.

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Last reviewed on Jul 31, 2017
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