Usually through sexual contact, including vaginal, anal, or oral sex where transmission of specific HPV types happens.
But it can also be spread by skin-to-skin contact with an infected person. Even if there’s no visible warts!
HPV is a very common virus, and most sexually active people are at a higher risk of getting infected.
If you have been diagnosed with GW, it’s important to inform your sexual partners so that they can get a health screening.