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How can I get genital herpes?

How can I get genital herpes?

...: You can get genital herpes by having sex (oral, vaginal, anal) with someone who has herpes. The virus can be found in the sores, but there does not need to be an open sore to get the virus. This is known as “asymptomatic shedding.” there is treatment but no cure. Latex condoms decrease risk of getting herpes. ...Read more

Reproductive Organs (Definition)

The major organs of the reproductive system includes, the external genitalia (penis and vulva) as well as a number of internal organs including the gamete producing gonads (testicles and ovaries). Diseases of the human reproductive system are very common and widespread, particularly ...Read more


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How did I get herpes?

How did I get herpes?

From someone else: You get herpes from someone else who has it. Hsv-2 is usually transmitted sexually. Hsv-1, the cause of cold sores, is often acquired earlier in life through close personal contact that isn't sexual. ...Read more

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If I had genital herpes, how did I get shingles?

If I had genital herpes, how did I get shingles?

Not related: Genital herpes is caused by herpes simplex virus i or ii. Shingles is caused by the "chicken pox" virus, which is also a herpes virus (herpes zoster). The only people who get shingles, are those who have had the chicken pox. ...Read more

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How can I know if I have genital warts?

How can I know if I have genital warts?

Skin : A dermatologist would be able to diagnose and treat the genital warts. Clinically warts often appear as flesh colored firm bumps with a tendency to multiply. ...Read more

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How to know if I have genital herpes/ warts?

How to know if I have genital herpes/ warts?

Get examined: Easy. You visit a doctor or clinic for examination and perhaps testing. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of genital warts?

How do I get rid of genital warts?

Quite a few options: Some warts do disppear on their own, but unfortunately genital warts often don't. Otc such as compound-w/salicylic acid, or home remidies such as duct-tape, garlic juices may help. You can consult doc for better topical meds, or get removal done in office with liquid nitrogen or electrodessication. Some docs use carbon-lasers for severe cases. These do spread to others. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have genital warts?

How do I know if I have genital warts?

Warts on your crotch: Condyloma look like warts but they show up on the penis, anus, labia and can be very small or grow to be enormous. Get checked out if you have any question. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have syphilis or genital warts?

How do I know if I have syphilis or genital warts?

Professional exam: Although syphilis can cause wart-like growths, this is rare; genital warts are hundreds of times more common. But the only way to be sure is professional examination. Good luck! ...Read more

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How can I know if I have female genital warts or herpes?

How can I know if I have female genital warts or herpes?

Different symptoms: Warts and herpes don't look, feel, or behave like one another. Painless bumps that last more than 2-3 weeks may be warts, but never herpes. Blisters or open sores that clear up in 1-2 weeks may be herpes and never are warts. If anything at all is wrong in your genital area, stop guessing and see a doctor. Good luck! ...Read more

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How do you get genital herpes?

How do you get genital herpes?

...: You can get genital herpes by having sex (oral, vaginal, anal) with someone who has herpes. The virus can be found in the sores, but there does not need to be an open sore to get the virus. This is known as “asymptomatic shedding.” there is treatment but no cure. Latex condoms decrease risk of getting herpes. ...Read more

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How can I know for sure if I have HPV (genital warts)?

How can I know for sure if I have HPV (genital warts)?

Biopsy: Your doctor can be pretty certain on examination but to know for sure requires a biopsy. ...Read more

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If anal warts appear 3 months ago did tht meen my wife cheated and how long does anal warts goaway , also i never had anal sex how do get analwarts hpv?

If anal warts appear 3 months ago did tht meen my wife cheated and how long does anal warts goaway , also i never had anal sex how do get analwarts hpv?

Wrong idea: Anal warts can happen to anybody. Everybody carries some hpv strains that are not sexually transmitted and there's no explaining why they pop up in one place in one person and not another. ...Read more

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How can I know if I have syphilis or genital warts?

How can I know if I have syphilis or genital warts?

See your doctor: See your doctor. Both these STDs are easy to diagnose by examination and lab tests. ...Read more

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How to know if I have herpes or genital warts?

Genital warts herpes: Generally genital warts are painless and usually without symptoms (dont hurt dont itch) Herpes however usually hurts, burns or is uncomfortable at some point but could also itch or not hurt at all. The only certain way to distinguish between them reliably is to be evaluated by a doctor. Call your local dept. of health for assistance being refered for evaluation. No sex until treated and cleared. ...Read more

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Why did i get herpes simplex-1?

Why did i get herpes simplex-1?

Possibly from : Kissing. It is a common infection that is the most frequent cause of cold sores. ...Read more

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How did i get gonorrhea?

How did i get gonorrhea?

...: People get gonorrhea by having sex (vaginal, anal or oral) with someone who has the infection. Gonorrhea can be transmitted even if a man does not ejaculate. During childbirth, gonorrhea can be spread from an infected mother to her baby. ...Read more

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How to know if i gave my boyfriend genital herpes?

Maybe: The only manifestation of genital herpes is a cold sore or a non-healing abrasion (scratch) on the genitalia. A blood test for the herpes virus is also an option ...Read more

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How to determine if I have HPV genital warts?

Physical exam: Physical examination of your genital area by a healthcare provider would be a good place to start to answer the question of having possible genital warts. The doctor might want to perform a pap test or biopsy to confirm the clinical impression. ...Read more

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Genital Warts (Definition)

Warts with a raised, irregular, flesh colored appearance and can be found anywhere ...Read more