- Q How common is human papillomavirus (HPV) infection?
Dr. Jill Grimes, Family MedicineThe CDC estimates that 20 million people, 15% of the population, are actively infected at any given time with sexually transmitted human papillomavirus (HPV) in the United States, although many more people do not know they are infected. 6.2 million... Full Answer
- Q What is human papillomavirus (HPV)?
Dr. Michael Roizen, Internal MedicineHuman papillomavirus (HPV) is the most commonly transmitted STD. As many as 80 percent of sexually active people are infected with the virus. Surprisingly little is ever said about this disease. For a long time, the virus was believed to be... Full Answer