Prevention of HPV
Abstinence from sexual activity can help in preventing HPV infection that is transmitted through sexual contact. There is also a vaccine available against four HPV types that are known to cause genital warts, cervical carcinoma and anogenital carcinoma. This vaccine can be used in people between the age of nine and twenty six and is immune against Human Papilloma Virus types 6, 11, 16 and 18. There is another vaccine that is immune against HPV type 16 and 18 and is used in females between 10 years and 15 years.