the risk

HPV can lead to certain HPV-related cancers later in life.

For most people, HPV clears on its own.

HPV often has no signs or symptoms.

As a parent, you may be surprised to learn that your son or daughter can be exposed to HPV through adolescent sexual experimentation with someone who has HPV.

Anyone who has the virus can pass it on without even knowing it.

For most people, HPV clears on its own.

But for those who don’t clear the virus, it could cause certain cancers later in life.

Tens of thousands

of people in the United States were diagnosed with certain HPV-related cancers each year from 2015-2019.*

*Based on CDC data.

Talk to your child’s doctor about HPV vaccination.

Find the answers to some frequently asked questions.