Human papillomavirus infection

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What is human papillomavirus infection?

Human papillomavirus (HPV) is a sexually transmitted disease of which some types can cause warts (verrucae), while others can lead to cancers of the cervix, vulva, vagina, and anus in women or cancers of the anus and penis in men.

Common symptoms reported by people with human papillomavirus infection

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

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Treatments taken by people for human papillomavirus infection

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Who has human papillomavirus infection on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 0 new patients joined this month
  • 106 say HPV is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 1
20s 33
30s 100
40s 58
50s 38
60s 21
70+ 1
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 10
20-29 years 31
30-39 years 12
40-49 years 9
50-59 years 5
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 54
Female 203

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 136
Not Diagnosed 4

These charts show data from HPV patients who have completed their condition history
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