Herpes Simplex – Types, Diagnosis, Vaccine & Cures

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What is Herpes Simplex? Herpes virus infection is caused by the herpes simplex viruses type I (oral herpes) and type II (genital herpes), which cause characteristic lesions on the skin, the mucous membranes, most often on the face or the genital area. Herpes viruses are widespread and can be easily transmitted from person to person. Herpes simplex infection is spread all around the world and is...

Genital Warts – Causes, Symptoms, Treatment & Prevention

Genital Warts

What are Genital Warts? Genital warts also called condylomata acuminata, Condyloma or venereal warts are one of the most common sexually transmitted infections (often occurring after unprotected sexual contact). Human papillomavirus (HPV) is the cause of the infection, which is usually benign but can potentially become malignant over time. There are over 120 types of HPV found, most of which do...

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