A 26-year-old member asked:
Are genital herpes and hpv related to each other?
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Obstetrics and Gynecology 15 years experience
Yes and no: They are both viruses, but they are different kinds of viruses. This means that they share similar qualities, but they are different families of virus. Hpv is a human papilloma virus and HSV is a herpes virus.
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Urology 36 years experience
No: They are completely different diseases caused by completely different viruses.
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Last updated Jan 12, 2015
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