You Have a 20 Percent Chance of Getting HPV from an Infected Partner
Did you know that a whopping 75 percent of sexually active Americans get the Human papillomavirus (HPV) at some time in their lives, and 5.5 million new cases occur yearly? Yep, and up until now, researchers weren't sure how frequently HPV actually transmits. But a new study has found that for heterosexual couples, there's a 20 percent chance you or your partner will pick up HPV within six months.
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