Living With HPV: 5 Steps To Reduce The Risk Of Infecting Your Partner

There are some stark differences between HPV in black women and HPV in white women. For starters, black women are far less likely to get vaccinated than their white counterparts. If they do receive the vaccine, most black women do not complete the full set of vaccines that are typically given in 2 or 3 doses.

When considering these facts, no matter if you have HPV or not, you have to continue to take steps to help protect yourself and anyone with whom you have intimate contact with.

Here are 5 steps to reducing the risk of infecting your partner:

1. Get Vaccinated and Encourage Your Partner to Get Vaccinated

All people, female or male, ages 9 to 45 can get the HPV vaccine to protect against