How does human papillomavirus (HPV) affect men?

HPV is as common in men as in women. HPV rarely causes severe health problems in men. But it can lead to anal cancer in men who have sex with men. There is no test for HPV in men.
This answer is based on source information from the National Women's Health Information Center.

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