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  1. Biopsy of Genital Warts (Human Papillomavirus)

    Your health professional may take a sample, or biopsy, of abnormal tissue if genital warts cannot be easily identified with a physical examination or during a gynecology exam with a lighted magnifying instrument (colposcopy). A microscopic exam on the biopsied tissue can help your health professional determine whether cell changes have occurred that indicate infection with the human ...

  2. HPV Vaccines

    HPV vaccines can protect young girls and women against cervical and other cancers. Learn more about them from the experts at WebMD.

  3. Oral HPV and Cancer

    What’s the link between the virus and head and neck cancers? Know the basics and protect yourself.

  4. Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Test

    A human papillomavirus (HPV) test is done to detect an HPV infection and determine the type of HPV present.

  5. Genital Warts (Human Papillomavirus) - What Increases Your Risk

    Learn about factors that increase risk of becoming infected with a sexually transmitted disease, such as genital warts.

  6. Genital Warts (Human Papillomavirus) - Home Treatment

    Home treatments cannot cure genital warts. However, a health professional may prescribe medication that you can use at home, such as podofilox lotion or gel or imiquimod cream.

  7. Genital Warts (Human Papillomavirus) - Topic Overview

    Learn about genital warts.

  8. Genital Warts (Human Papillomavirus) - Prevention

    You can reduce your risk of becoming infected with the human papillomavirus (HPV) or another sexually transmitted disease (STD). You also can reduce the risk of spreading HPV to your sex partner(s).Practice safe sex.

  9. Genital Warts (Human Papillomavirus) - Medications

    Medication may be used to destroy bothersome genital warts, relieve your symptoms, and reduce the amount of area affected by warts.

  10. Genital Warts (Human Papillomavirus) - Cause

    Learn more about the types of human papillomavirus (HPV) that cause genital warts.

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