HPV Infection Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment

HPV Infection

What is HPV Infection?

Human papilloma virus (HPV) is a viral infection that is passed between people through skin-to-skin contact.

There are more than 100 varieties of HPV, but most emphasis is given to the 40 varieties that affect the genitals, mouth, or throat, that are passed through sexual contact.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), HPV is the most common sexually transmitted infection that affects both men and women.

Causes of HPV Infection:

Most people get HPV through direct sexual contact or oral sex.

Since HPV is a skin-to-skin infection, intercourse isn’t required to contract the infection.

In rare cases, an infected mother can infect her baby during delivery.

All in all, HPV virus can be transmitted via:

The following factors increase the risk of acquiring HPV infection:

Symptoms of HPV Infection:

Generally, the body’s immune system defeats a HPV infection before it can exhibit symptoms.

However, if symptoms do appear, they are characterized by warts which may vary in appearance depending on which variety of HPV is involved.

Moreover, HPV infection is one of the most important infectious causes of cancer.

Diagnosis of HPV Infection:

HPV infection can be diagnosed via:

Treatment of HPV Infection:

The following treatment options are available;

  1. Aldara
  2. Zyclara

Physically removing warts by:

By : Natural Health News

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