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How Does HPV Affect the LGBTQ Community?

Ultimately, nearly all sexually active people in Las Vegas, NV, will get human papillomavirus (HPV) at some time in their life without the HPV vaccine. HPV is a group of more than 200 viruses that can infect the skin or mucous membranes. HPV infections typically are asymptomatic and resolve on their own; however, unresolved infections caused by certain subtypes can result in genital warts, recurrent respiratory papillomatosis, and even cancer. At HEALOR Primary Care, double board-certified physician Dr. Raj Singh can help his patients to prevent HPV in women and men with the HPV vaccine.

Understanding HPV transmission

Knowing how HPV is spread is important. You can get HPV by having sex with someone who has HPV. This disease is spread easily during anal, oral, or vaginal sex as well as other close skin-to-skin touching during sex.

About HPV symptoms

Dr. Singh can explain the mo