STD Facts: Genital Warts/Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

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Abstract:

This one-page handout educates people about genital warts caused by human papillomavirus (HPV). The document outlines signs and symptoms of HPV, how it is transmitted, and explains complications if left untreated, including increased risk of cervical cancer and other cancers. It discusses prevention, including vaccination options, use of latex condom and barrier, and other practices. It advises getting an exam and seeking treatment from a medical provider. State of Minnesota and federal contact information is provided.

Author(s):
Minnesota Department of Health
Medical Review:
Yes
The English language resource was created or reviewed by a medical professional for quality and accuracy.
Development Method:
Translation from English text
Translation Review:
Company review
A qualified translation company performed an independent review by a second translator, and a client advocate.
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Keywords:
Cervical cancer, Condoms, HPV, Sexual behavior, Sexually transmitted diseases, Vaccination
Copyright:
In the Public Domain
Date Last Reviewed:
9/1/2011
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