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is hpv and herpes the same

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Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
34 years experience Pediatrics
No.: The two types of viruses are completely different.

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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
See a doctor: Depending on symptoms and exposure history, examination and/or lab testing can give the answer. See your doctor. (This sounds like the same member ask ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
NO, they are two: Different entities - herpes simplex virus ; human papilloma virus. Both can be transmitted sexually.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
Appearance: Herpes is a group of blisters. While hpv are small raised areas which must be treated because it will spread and be transmitted to your partners. Seek ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Herpes: New terms: Hi yes. The simple answer is yes. Doctors and others expert in the care of herpes are trying to de-stigmatize the term 'genital' herpes or even th ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Herpes simplex: Shingles is also called herpes zoster, but the two viruses are completely different. Shingles is recurrence of the varicella-zoster virus which causes ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pamela Asseff
27 years experience Dentistry
No: Leukoplakia is a description not a diagnosis. Leukoplakia describes a white patch on a mucous membrane.Hpv is an infection caused by the human papillo ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes and no: They are obviously very different problems, but the same viruses (herpes simplex virus types 1 and 2) cause both. Genital herpes is acquired sexually, ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not at all : These are two different stds caused by two different virus. Genital warts is caused by hpv and leads to warts. Herpes is caused by hsv and leads to p ... Read More
A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Harold Mandel
39 years experience General Practice
HSV-1/HSV-2: Herpes simplex viruses , which are commonly known as herpes, are categorized into herpes type 1 and herpes type 2. Generally herpes type 1 causes sore ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Different organisms: They are two different infections. One causes blisters and one causes warts(like you would get on you thumb or foot).
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Goodpaster
28 years experience Dentistry
2 Versions of Virus: Both are herpes simplex virus.1 is normally in oral area & 2 in genitals but either can be found either place. Most people have been exposed to hsv1 e ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Herpes: No. And no. Herpes does not have 'multiple strains'. You only get herpes where you are infected. It does not move or migrate. So far there is no 'ne ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Jones
21 years experience Family Medicine
No: Scabies is a mite, shingles is a virus.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Hatch
46 years experience Endocrinology
Shingles is dermatom: Shingles is caused by herpes simplex virus type 3. Genital herpes is caused by herpes simplex virus type 2 and less commonly type 1. Type 1 and 2 ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Double answer: There is good evidence that the wart producing strains just produce warts.However, you get the non-wart strains (associated with cancer) the same way ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
Not a podiatry ?: You need to direct this towards you family doctor.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience Infectious Disease
HPV vs. shingles: Gardasil prevents human papillomavirus (hpv) infection. Hpv causes anogenital warts, dysplasia, and cancer. The herpes zoster vaccine prevents herpes ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeff Durgin
19 years experience General Surgery
HPV: Hpv is spread through direct sexual contact or, more rarely, skin-to-skin contact during sexual acts. Genital warts, the most obvious sign of hpv infe ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dominic Riganotti
24 years experience Infectious Disease
Strain: You mean strain, there's never just one viral strand. And the answer to your question is yes, I see it all the time.
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Troy Ross
Dr. Troy Ross answered
23 years experience Occupational Medicine
Can have both: Hpv infection comes from direct contact. Oral infection come from oral sex with infected partners. Keep in mind that most healthy people clear the inf ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Olaf Johansen
35 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Yes: Generally different subtypes for oral and genital herpes.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
> 100 strains of HPV: 2 types HPV-16 & HPV-18 are responsible more cancers of cervix, vagina introitus & penis than any of the others. Thus are the worst. Cancer ta ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience Infectious Disease
Different viruses: Hpv is human papillomavirus, the cause of cervical and anal dysplasia and cancer. It is not diagnosed by a blood test. Herpes is a different virus, ... Read More
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