Originally Posted by DeafCaroline
Someone I know very well contracted HPV about 2 years ago even though he was only 18 at the time. It's a miserable condition to live with and he has to see the doctor about every six weeks to have warts removed. It's highly highly contagious and in fact, and not even condoms can protect you against it for it's the entire genital area that gets infectious. Specifically because of this - I got my sons vaccinated.
Look up images of HPV and you may want to re-consider your stance. HPV causes up to 70% of cervical cancer.
Are there any solid statistics for pro and con? Just wondering.