Home > Medical > Genital warts > HPV HPV All sections in Genital Warts » Genital Warts Overview » FAQs » HPV » Pap smear Guide » Real-life Story 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. Quiz Are you ready for sex? » Talk Heart to heart » Ask Sexologist » Check Are you a sex addict? » Genital warts (GRAPHIC IMAGES) 5 body flaws 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. 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. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Your retirement - a healthy mindset So many people, why so alone? You can still enjoy the sweet things in life Take the sugar test, it could save your life.