Even girls who never had sex can get HPV, study shows

08/7/2012 | MyHealthNewsDaily.com

Eight of 69 girls and young women ages 13 to 21 who had not had sexual intercourse tested positive for at least one strain of human papillomavirus, according to a study in the Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine. Researchers said that it is possible for HPV to be transmitted through hand-to-genital contact.

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