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How Many People Have HPV?


Updated November 14, 2010

Question: How Many People Have HPV?
Answer: According to the American Social Health Association, about 20 million Americans are infected with HPV. It is expected that 5.5 million will contract it through sexual contact each year. That makes HPV the most common STD in the world.

Updated: 02/16/06
Source:National Institutes of Health;Health Matters: Human Papillomavirus and Genital Warts, July 2004

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