What is HPV?

· guest post by Rita Knause, MD ·

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  HPV stands for Human Papillomavirus.   HPV is divided into 2 groups-high risk and low risk. High risk HPV is necessary but not the only thing that is needed for the progression to cervical cancer. Most HPV infections come and go and rarely proceed to cancer. Only a small number of HPV infections persist…