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HPV

HPV vaccine for gay men?

Although HPV(Human papillomavirus) vaccination is generally associated with women, the British Medical Association has recently said gay men should also receive this vaccination.

Human papillomavirus (HPV)

HPV is a sexually transmitted infection and is very contagious. The most common way to get HPV is by skin-to-skin contact during oral, vaginal or anal sex with someone who has HPV.

HPV vaccine

In 2006, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Gardasil, a vaccine that is highly effective in preventing persistent infection of HPV.

Oral sex tied to cancer

A common virus, believed to be transmitted during oral sex, is the cause of a rare throat cancer in both men and women, US researchers said Wednesday.

HPV common in young men

In a study of sexually active male college students, almost two thirds developed genital HPV infection over two years of follow-up, according to US researchers.

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