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How soon do warts appear after being infected by human papillomavirus (HPV)?

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After a person has been infected by HPV, it may take one to three months (or longer in some cases) for warts to appear. Some people who have been infected never get warts.

From: Genital Warts and HPV WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. WebMD Medical News, "FDA Approves Gardasil for Girls and Women Aged 9-26."

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Reviewed by Traci C. Johnson on December 06, 2017

SOURCES: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. WebMD Medical News, "FDA Approves Gardasil for Girls and Women Aged 9-26."

National Cancer Institute.

Reviewed by Traci C. Johnson on December 06, 2017

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