The Pros And Cons Of The Human Papillomavirus

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Walt Disney created a magical world full of fantasy and happiness with his animations. The sky was forever blue and the flowers endlessly sang joyous songs, captivating an audience that did not consist only of toddlers. This world portrayed happiness as infinite and the characters as invincible even with an anvil crushing them into a flat pancake. This ideology leads the youth of today to surround themselves with an impenetrable bubble that keeps their innocence from being exposed to the ugliness of the outside world. That same bubble led one of my closest family members to end up with an STD that has no cure.
Unfortunately in my mom’s youth, she made unwise decisions that eventually led her to contract the human papillomavirus (HPV). I conducted an interview to get more information on the story of how my mom, Alicia Giddens, contracted this horrid infection. At the time, my mother was 25 years old and had just recently “separated” (Giddens) from my dad. She said, “I met someone from the gym and we started a relationship that lasted for several months” (Giddens). The man was much
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The human papillomavirus that presents itself as warts can spread through the touching of skin. In response, Planned Parenthood advises people to avoid “sex play that involves skin-to-skin contact” (Planned Parenthood). The sexual play that Planned Parenthood include is “vaginal, anal, or oral sex” (Planned Parenthood). They also include many contraceptives to prevent the spreading of fluids in sexual intercourse. Planned Parenthood informs people that when having sex to “use condoms every time” (Planned Parenthood) because they diminish the chances of contracting the infection. They also say the use of “Sheer Glyde dams, dental dams, or plastic wrap” (Planned Parenthood) greatly reduce the chances of spreading HPV when having oral

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