Common Stds

Genital Warts (hpv) Summary

Genital Warts (hpv) In Brief

Genital warts are caused by a group of viruses called human papilloma virus (HPV).

Of this group of more than 70 types of hpv; types 6, 11, 16, 18, 31 and 35 are sexually transmitted.

The strains most commonly involved in sexually transmitted infection are human papilloma virus types 6 and 11.

Types 16, 18, 31, 33 and 35 are significantly associated with cervical and rectal cancer.

Genital warts are spread by sexual contact.

Genital warts (hpv) is incurable; although the disease may be managed by different treatment options.

 

 

 

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