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How can you prevent genital warts?

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The HPV vaccine can protect you from getting two of the strains that cause genital warts. You also shouldn't have sex with anyone who has genital warts or is being treated for them. HPV spreads easily, even with condoms.

From: What Are Genital Warts? WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

Mayo Clinic: "Genital Warts."

CDC: "Genital Warts, What's the Problem?" "6 Reasons to Get HPV Vaccine for Your Child."

NCBI: "Genital Warts, a Comprehensive Review."

Cancer.gov: "HPV and Cancer."

Cleveland Clinic: "Genital Warts."

Reviewed by Traci C. Johnson on September 09, 2017

SOURCES:

Mayo Clinic: "Genital Warts."

CDC: "Genital Warts, What's the Problem?" "6 Reasons to Get HPV Vaccine for Your Child."

NCBI: "Genital Warts, a Comprehensive Review."

Cancer.gov: "HPV and Cancer."

Cleveland Clinic: "Genital Warts."

Reviewed by Traci C. Johnson on September 09, 2017

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