Who is more susceptible to catching HPV & Genital Warts, a man or a woman?

by Rachel on April 19, 2011

Is it harder for a woman to catch HPV as opposed to a man? A friend of mine told me that if a woman has HPV (genital warts) it’s more than likely she has had numerous sex partners. I don’t see how that is possible, but figured I would ask anyway.

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mm April 19, 2011 at 2:47 am

no difference what so ever…

and not necessarily she could have had one sex partner that had them and bingo…only takes once…

shannon l April 19, 2011 at 3:25 am

Your friend is wrong.

ms.cocoakiss April 19, 2011 at 3:30 am

everyone sexually active has a 87% chance of catching ALL stds

epsilonlambda2000 April 19, 2011 at 3:42 am

Woman in heterosexual relationships have a higher susceptibility of acquiring hpv than men in heterosexual relationships; do to the method of transmission.

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