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What Is The Difference Between Genital Warts And Genital Herpes

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AIDS InfoNet

Herpes Simplex (Cold Sores and Genital Herpes)

...However, it can become active again with no warning. Herpes can be active without symptoms or visible signs. Herpes simplex virus 1 (HSV1) is the common cause of cold sores (oral herpes) around the mouth. HSV2 normally causes genital herpes. However, through sexual activity, HSV1 can cause infections in the genital area, and HSV2 can infect the mouth area. HSV is a very common disease. Approximately 45 million people in the US have HSV...
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genital warts

i have a bad case of genital wart and there making me lose my confidence during sexual intercousre because they are so big. is there a qiucker solution of getting rid of them beside aldara or freezing, maybe surgical surgery to have them cut off....
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
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WHAT IS THE MEDICINE FOR GENITAL WARTS

I have been having genital warts since 2003 of which I went hospital in 2003 and were removed. After some time they came back. I stared ARV Trimune 40 gms one and half years ago. I have realised the genital warts have started disapearing again. ...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Treatment of genital warts is frustrating in the general population and more so in HIV+ persons. The treatment options are mostly topical and included Read more »

Name of test to check STDs including HIV

Which test I need to do for checking STDs including HIV?
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...sample or through collecting a specimen from the cervix or urethra; in some cases gonorrhea can be diagnosed in similar ways. Genital warts are diagnosed through a clinical examination.And the list goes on.If you are concerned about a particular... Read more »

Genital Warts

In Women: Are there other symtoms to genital warts, other than visual sitings? Spotting? Pain?
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...Genital warts are generally painless, may cause itching, and can lead to sores or bleeding. They are often described as flesh-colored, soft, Read more »
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U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Male Circumcision Reduces Risk of Genital Herpes and HPV Infection, but Not Syphilis

...infections?herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2), the cause of genital herpes, and human papillomavirus (HPV), which can cause cancer and genital warts, according to a report in the March 26 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM). In... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Understanding Genital Herpes

... Overview Cause Transmission Symptoms Diagnosis Treatment Prevention Complications Overview Genital herpes is a sexually transmitted infection (STI). According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in the... Read more »
The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

...approximately 70% of all cervical cancers and in preventing infection with HPV types 6 and 11, which cause approximately 90% of all genital warts. Gardasilâ„¢ is a recombinant vaccine (contains no live virus) that is given as 3 injections over a... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Australia: Genital Wart Infections Plunge Following Vaccine Rollout

... Cases of genital warts at a large Australian health clinic have plunged in the 12 months since the introduction of the Gardasil vaccine. The three-shot Read more »
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Herpes question

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...herpes but i dont know where else to go. I was just wondering if it was possible to have genital herpes without ever having any genital warts? I do have something though and i dont know what it could be. It's this ingrown bump near my vagina and... Read more »

genital warts

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...i was told that you can have hpv genital warts for years and never have outbreaks. and years later break out and that it doesn't mean your boyfriend has cheated. is this true? Read more »

Genital warts

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Okay well me and my boyfriend both know we have genital warts, and we are going to the clinic friday to get tested for other things and to get treated. But for the most part i am nervous Read more »

Genital Warts

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...Can Genital Warts appear on the penis? Read more »