Imiquimod

An effective treatment option First-line topical therapy for HPV Approved by the FDA in 1997, Imiquimod is a prescription medication for the treatment of anogenital warts.  It is also used in the treatment of Actinic Keratosis and early stages of Basal cell carcinoma....

Prevention

It matters most... Probably, the most important aspect of dealing with HPV Human papillomavirus infection is known to be extremely contagious.  A single sexual encounter with an infected individual carries a 65% risk of contracting HPV (1). Infected individuals may...

HPV symptoms in women

There are only few characteristic symptoms Others may suggest developing cervical cancer Human papillomavirus infection is the most common sexually transmitted infection throughout the world.  It is especially common among sexually active adolescents and young...

How common are genital warts?

Oh, they're common... But the incidence should be decreasing... Genital warts, also called anogenital warts, are the symptoms of human papillomavirus (HPV) infection, the most common sexually transmitted infection (STI) worldwide.    It has been well-documented that...

Does HPV go away on its own?

Yes, it does, but... One of the first questions individuals who just learned that they have been infected with HPV is: Does HPV go away on its own?  In most cases, the answer is Yes. However, there is no single best answer to this question, because it depends on a...