Using male and female condomsdental dams and latex gloves can prevent you from getting a genital HPV infection.
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When I was younger, I had abnormalities that went away on their own.
If you are worried, speak with your doctor.
Most sexually active couples share HPV until the immune response suppresses the infection.
Researchers analyzed 51 studies on HPV transmission, and they noticed that the virus was found in the genital tracts of 51 percent of female virgins.
It is your choice whether to stop having sexual contact altogether, but there are other ways to reduce your risk of getting a persistent HPV infection:
The important thing is to make an informed decision.
However, using condoms, dental dams or other latex barriers lowers your risk a lot.