There's some evidence suggesting a tie between the two conditions, but more studies are needed.
Educate yourself first, and only then tell your date or partner about the virus you have.
Though there isn't a medicinal cure, there are acceptable ways to treat symptoms successfully.
This sexually transmitted infection may clear up naturally, but don't take testing for granted.
Here's a guide to what you need to know. The first priority is screening.
New research highlights a possible gap in screening for the disease in the 65-plus population.
You can pass the infection to your sex partners even if you have no symptoms.
The 'why' of the increase is unknown, but a new study shows the need for screening and vaccines.
Most cases are caused by HPV, but a small risk exists for people who aren't sexually active.
A new study reaffirms a strong link between this gynecological cancer and human papillomavirus.
Convenient and noninvasive, a new diagnostic test for cervical cancer is on the horizon.
Diagnoses of these ailments, whether benign or malignant, are reasons to visit your doctor.
Malignancies treated sooner rather than later can spare the patient a potential penectomy.
The link between cigarettes and human papillomavirus is more pronounced than you might think.
This treatment option may encourage the cervix to produce normal cells.
Its symptoms can be nil, its effects not felt for years, but HPV should be top of mind.
Giddy talks to executive director Heather White about funding global access to resources.
A supportive doctor can mean better communication and better overall health outcomes.
When it comes to STI prevention, education beats criminalization.
Having your backside checked regularly might just save your life.
Demystify the gaps in sex ed, and learn practical solutions to keep you safe.
Americans ages 9 to 26 can be vaccinated against HPV—but what if you're older?
HPV causes more than 60 percent of cases—and most sexually active people have had it.
Working with your doctor can help prevent future complications.
Most are curable, but when left untreated, secondary complications can be life-threatening.
Throat irritation after oral sex may be the first sign you have an STI/STD.
That skin irritation could be a sign of an STI.
While this disease is uncommon, it's also dangerous, so early detection is key to beating it.
Prevent or safely handle an asymptomatic infection with a bit of health management.
Check out this handful of surprising scourges—there are many—that can affect your 'handful.'
The virus can cause cervical cancer, but is there any reason that boys should get vaccinated?
Latex, lambskin or luminescent: What you wrap up with makes a difference.
Almost 80 million Americans are currently infected—that's a lot of warts.
You've always made sure you were regularly tested for STIs. What could go wrong?
Most cases of the virus are asymptomatic, so how are you supposed to know if you have it?
As the original sexual liberation generation ages, understanding HPV becomes critical.
Cancer of your penis? It can happen. Find out how to identify and treat it.
Learn about the types of vaginal cancer, and the risk factors and symptoms to watch out for.
Safe sex and regular checkups are crucial, even when a penis isn’t involved.
Learn how to spot these two common types of gynecologic cancer.
Follow these tips to reduce stress after learning about your condition.
Don’t panic—here’s when to seek professional help about changes to your private parts.
Common sexually transmitted diseases are on the rise in the U.S. What's causing the increase?
The more readily we all accept the validity of this vaccine, the more lives we will save.
All women—and some men—should get this routine check for cancerous cells.
While infection is prevalent, mostly harmless, there are some important reasons to tell your par
HPV can create serious complications but doesn't often show symptoms. Take note and stay aware.
Reducing your cervical cancer risk factors can improve your chances of survival, and prevent rec
The most common STI in the world could give you cancer, or it could simply disappear.
Penetrative sex isn't the only way STDs are spread. Oral sex requires caution, too.
This cancer warning sign is another reason why you should never postpone your regular Pap test.
HPV symptoms are rarely obvious, so caution and monitoring are crucial to minimize cancer risk.
You may feel no symptoms, but it's important to find cervical cancer early for the best outcome.
An understanding of the physical and mental effects of HPV infection will help you manage it.
It can't be cured, but this common virus doesn't have to negatively affect your life and health.
An infection from HPV often clears up on its own, but here's what you can do if it doesn't.
Feeling anxiety over a cervical biopsy? Knowing what to expect can help assuage your worries.
Most cervical cancers can be prevented with help from your doctor and a healthy immune system.
Daily supplements can improve immune system function and may prevent HPV-related illnesses.
HPV doesn't have to be a roadblock. There are a number of ways to protect you and your partner.
We've all heard about HPV, but do you understand the risks? Don't fall for misinformation.
Look out for the warning signs that might indicate an STD, especially if you're at risk.
It may feel awkward but it’s not painful. A Pap smear should top your list of essential tests.
If a partner tests positive for an STD, use these tips to safely address the situation.
Early-stage cervical cancer often shows no symptoms, making preventive health checkups key.
Eradication of cervical cancer is an achievable goal—if we can get resources to critical sites.
Staying informed about HPV can reduce your risk for cancer, including cervical cancer.
Don’t be intimidated by your first Pap smear. It’s an important part of reproductive health.
HPV is the most common STI, and it's linked to cancer, so diagnosis and treatment are critical.
Certain lifestyle habits, including unprotected sex, may be to blame. Find out the facts.
A vital cancer-screening tool, Pap smears should be a routine part of your health regimen.
I never thought I would have cancer at age 33, especially not cancer caused by an STI.
New guidelines say adults up to 45 years old can get the HPV vaccine. But is it worth it?
More men than women get HPV, but their risk of cancers is less. It’s far from harmless, though.
A possible STI is not the end of the world. Keep a level head and act quickly for best results.
Recommendations have changed, but Pap smear tests are integral in screening for cervical cancer.
Pap smear results can affect the next steps for your health and well-being. Know what they mean.
Vulvar cancer is not common, but you need to identify symptoms early for good outcomes.