• Q&A: Genital Warts Treatment And HPV Transmission

    This reader was recently diagnosed with genital warts. What should he do now about treatment and prevention of spreading his HPV to future partners?

  • Gardasil: A New HPV Vaccine And The Human Papillomavirus

    Gardasil is a new vaccine that can prevent four strains of HPV that are related to many (but not all) cases of cervical cancer and genital warts.

  • Q&A: Living With Genital Warts And HPV

    Q&A about what to do after a genital wart (HPV) diagnosis. Advice about how to tell new partners and stay as safe as possible.

  • Pap Tests And HPV Information

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently created a new website providing information about the HPV test and Pap tests

  • Q&A: Common Sexually Transmissible Infections And Their Symptoms

    Dr. Debby Herbenick answers a reader's question about the risk of sexually transmissible infections (STIs), their symptoms, and which STIs are the most common.

  • 1 in 4! STI Rates Highlight Importance Of (Actual) Sex Education

    If there was any time to pay attention to the importance of sex ed, the time is now. A new study found that 25% of teenage girls have had a STI.

  • Another Reason To Get Vaccinated

    Need another reason to get the HPV vaccine, Gardasil? Find out what other kinds of cancers are related to HPV infection.

  • Q&A: The Connection Between Smoking And HPV

    A reader is shocked to learn that smoking can lead to HPV flare ups and asks why this fact is not more widely known

  • Q&A: What Does An Abnormal Pap Smear Mean?

    Question from a female reader about abnormal Pap smear results, possible causes, treatments and future risk to a partner.

  • Q&A: HPV Transmission Risk From Oral Sex

    A male reader has learned that his girlfriend had HPV and received treatment. He asks what his risk of contracting the virus is, especially from oral sex