Symptoms - Key Facts
HPV Infection - Symptoms
HPV Symptoms in Females
HPV Symptoms in Males
80% of unvaccinated adults will pick up HPV at some point in their life. Most commonly there are no symptoms.
Sometimes HPV can develop into warts although it is important to remember that not everyone gets warts from HPV.
There is no special test for HPV i.e. swabs, blood tests and cervical smears cannot test for HPV.
HPV infection is highest amongst men who have sex with men, particularly those who are also HIV positive.