Oral human papillomavirus infection

Oropharyngeal HPV infection; Oral HPV infection

Human papillomavirus infection is the most common sexually transmitted infection. The infection is caused by the human papilloma virus (HPV).

HPV can cause genital warts and lead to cervical cancer. Certain types of HPV can cause an infection in the mouth and throat. In some people, this can cause oral cancer.

This article is about oral HPV infection.



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