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Can HPV or genital herpes kill you?

Can HPV or genital herpes kill you?

Some, yes: Hpv is a virus that can cause certain cancers, including cervical cancer. This can certainly kill you if not caught early and treated. Genital herpes is unlikely to be fatal, unless you get severely immunosuppressed and it attacks other organs, such as the brain. Hepatitis can cause liver failure and death, or can lead to liver cancer and death from that. Hiv can certainly kill. ...Read more

Dr. Melissa Gowans
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Hpv (Definition)

Human Papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted infection. There are over 100 different types of HPV that causes warts in different areas of the body. HPV is incredibly common and almost all sexually active men and women get it during their lifetime. Most of the time HPV does not cause any symptoms or complications. However, A limited number of these HPV viruses are pathogenic and if not monitored carefully can be responsible for causing cervical and penile cancer. Some of these viruses have been ...Read more


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Can contract HPV or genital herpes after getting vaccinated?

Can contract HPV or genital herpes after getting vaccinated?

Misinformed?: There is no vaccine for herpes. The HPV vaccine only protects against the common cancer causing strains of HPV. It does not protect against the other strains of HPV. ...Read more

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Does HPV can turn into genital herpes Explain ?

Does HPV can turn into genital herpes Explain ?

No, however.....: Both HPV (human papilloma virus) and herpes virus are separate germs that are transmitted through sexual contact. HPV cannot turn into herpes any more than an apple could turn into an orange.However, both germs can be transmitted at the same time and may emerge at different times. ...Read more

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How can you distinguish between HPV, genital warts and herpes?

How can you distinguish between HPV, genital warts and herpes?

Different symptoms: Most genital HPV infections cause no symptoms, but some HPV infections cause genital warts. Warts are painless growths in the genital area. Herpes is entirely different and doesn't look or feel anything like warts or HPV. Typically it causes blister-like bumps that then become open sores and heal over the next week or so. If you are worried about any of these, see your doctor for exam and testing. ...Read more

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Are genital herpes and HPV related to each other?

Are genital herpes and HPV related to each other?

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. ...Read more

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I'm a female &have genital herpes and low risk HPV &a huge bump on my lip of vagina it smelly &stings can it be a herpe sore or warts or something els?

I'm a female &have genital herpes and low risk HPV &a huge bump on my lip of vagina it smelly &stings can it be a herpe sore or warts or something els?

Infected herpes sore: Since you have contracted the HSV and HPV, you will be prone for developing herpes lesions as well as genital warts. The lesion you are describing may be an infected herpes lesion that you may want to have examined by a health care provider. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of genital herpes?

Mnay: First time around you may get systemic symptoms of fever, chills, malaise, an outbreak of numerous blister-like lesions on the genetalia which will rupture and leave very tender and painful ulcers which may last as long as 10-14days. The female genetalia may become swollen and tender to the point that she cannot walk. The man can develop severe swelling which may partially impede free urination. ...Read more

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What can be signs of genital herpes?

Sores or cuts: Usually will appear as open cuts or sores. Any questions, please see your doctor. ...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


Herpes (Definition)

There are different types of herpes infections; herpes simplex infection of mouth (gingivostomatitis) and lips (labialis) are the most common. Others include genital herpes, and herpes zoster. Herpes infection could very mild to very dangerous depending on the type and location of the body affected. I ...Read more