HPV stands for Human Papilloma Virus. A papilloma is a wart. And warts come from viruses – like colds.
Like colds, HPV most often goes away on its own. It takes an average of 8-9 months for most HPV to go away in most people. HPV may take longer to go away on it’s own for you, too – or it can go away faster. It is similar to having a cold – sometimes it seems like a cold lasts forever and sometimes it seems like a cold goes away in a few days.
Here are some INFO sheets that we have created to hopefully help understand HPV and warts: