HPV: The Facts and Your Risk

Think you know all there is to know about HPV? Think again. Uncover the little-known facts and shocking statistics that everyone needs to know – and what they mean for you.


Though there are over 100 strains of HPV, only 15 of them (16, 18, 31, 33, 35, 39, 45, 51, 52, 56, 58, 59, 68, 73, and 82) have been labeled as “high-risk” by the American Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology (ASCCP) because they cause cancer. Type 16 is the most common type, found in 50% of cervical cancers. Types 16 and 18 together cause 70% of cervical cancers. \r\n


\r\nKeep in mind that of those infected with HPV, 50% of them will fortunately clear the virus within 8 months, 90% of them within 2 years. \r\n

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