Human Papillomavirus (HPV) is transmitted through sexual contact, and it affects the genitalia of males and females by causing genital warts. They are painless, though. However, they are extremely contagious, and the virus can be transmitted from touching the skin of the infected person.
HPV and genital warts
By Blanca Paraíso MD, PhD, MSc (gynecologist), Zaira Salvador BSc, MSc (embryologist) and Romina Packan (invitra staff).
Last Update: 11/20/2018