According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, HPV, also referred to as the human papillomavirus, is spread through sexual intercourse or oral sex with an infected individual. The most common routes of tran... More »

No cure exists for HPV, but over time, the body often gets rid of the virus on its own, according to WebMD. HPV stands for human papillomavirus, a common sexually transmitted disease. A vaccine can be given to ward off t... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Human papillomavirus (HPV) is a very common sexually transmitted disease that both men and women can get, according to the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. While most men and women who are sexual... More » Health Conditions & Diseases STIs

Genital warts are a common symptom of HPV, or the human papillomavirus, but most people do not know they are infected because they never develop any symptoms or health issues, according to the Centers for Disease Control... More »

The human papillomavirus can remain undetected indefinitely. Many women may not show any symptoms of HPV unless they develop genital warts or have an abnormal Pap test result, states the Centers for Disease Control and P... More »

The human papillomavirus is not spread through kissing. Many fear that kissing may cause a risk of infection because there is a strain of HPV that is associated with the mouth. More »

It is possible for HPV to go away on its own. Most cases do resolve spontaneously with no resulting health problems. When HPV does not go away, however, it can cause health problems such as genital warts, cancers of the ... More » Health Conditions & Diseases STIs