ive been where you both are now when i was 16. i was absolutely devastated and felt dirty and ashamed. after about 4 months of treatment they disappeared and havent come back since (this was 8 years ago). its true that you'll always have the HPV virus, but as long as you havent got the warts it doesnt feel like a problem.You eventually build up your own immunity to it so that you dont get another breakout. i know this might sound hard to believe now, but you really do forget about it with time. i hardly ever think about it now, but i sympathised when i read your posts as i remember how bad it felt at the time.
HPV is actually a lot more common than people realise, i know that at least two of my friends have had it/got it and im sure that there are more who we dont all know about. they can be easily transmitted, even through protected sex, and seeing most people have sex, people shouldnt feel ashamed. warts arent very pleasant wherever they are, but i think its purely the fact that its genital and sexually transmitted that people feel so upset. One of the things i found hard to cope with was the fact that someone had given this to me. i was very young and naive and thought the world of the guy concerned. But if i had caught a wart on my hand from his, im sure i wouldnt of been so upset.
i guarantee you that you will put this behind you in years to come once you have been treated. just wanted to reassure you that although it feels bad now it wont always be like this