At one point in their lives, 75% of sexually active women will have the human papilloma virus (HPV). HPV is notorious for being confusing. It’s complicated – it’s linked to several cancers, it can cure itself (but sometimes it doesn’t), it can involve painful procedures for some, while for others it’s no big deal. Most recently, we’ve learned that HPV is linked to throat cancer and could possibly be linked to heart disease. It’s a lot of information (and misinformation) and it’s even more convoluted when another person is involved.”

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