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What Is The Difference Between Genital Warts And Herpes

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Got Herpes at the base

Ok, so I had protected sex and ended up with 2 herpes sores on the base of my penis. If the skin wasn't intact enough to prevent the herpes then I guess it couldn't have been intact enough to prevent HIV? Could I have contracted HIV via the same...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...enough to prevent HIV." If you did "guess" this, your assumption would be completely wrong! The facts are that herpes, like HPV (genital warts), is spread merely by skin-to-skin contact. Therefore even with the skin intact you can contract herpes... Read more »

genital warts

i have a bad case of genital wart and there making me lose my confidence during sexual intercousre... Read more »

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. ... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Genital Wart Virus May Raise Men's Risk of HIV

...attributable to oncogenic types HPV-16 and HPV-18. The quadrivalent vaccine can also prevent low-risk HPV-6 and HPV-11, which cause genital warts. "[Hazard ratio] estimates from our analysis suggest that prophylactic vaccines that provide... 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 »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

What Do the Symptoms of Sexually Transmitted Diseases Look Like?

... The following are the some of the symptoms of syphilis, gonorrhea, chlamydia, genital warts, scabies and herpes. Since symptoms can vary from person to person, and since these symptoms can resemble the symptoms of many 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 »
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help....Hiv and genital warts

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
...everbody my name is john, 25 and need some help,,, i found out i had hiv about 7 months ago and at the same time was told i had genital warts, which at the time did not know what was the hardest to deal with in a funny kind of way, i know the hiv... Read more »

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 »

I was told i had Genital Warts?? help!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I went to the Dr. because my b.f saw some bumps on my butthole area and near my vagina. They told me that it was Genital Warts. But i dont know, it doesnt look gross and it doesnt really hurt. I saw some pictures on the internet of what it looks... 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 »