Genital Warts Risk Factors

What are the risk factors that lead to this condition? Are you at risk of getting Genital Warts? Below you'll find information on each of the known risk factors for this condition.


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Genital Warts Risks

Risk factors for HPV and genital warts include:

  • Age 15-30 years old
  • Multiple sexual partners
  • Women whose first male sexual partner has had two or more previous sexual partners
  • Sex without condoms
  • Sex at an early age
  • Skin-to-skin contact with an infected partner
  • Previous history of genital warts
  • Pregnancy
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Taking oral contraceptives


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