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Are genital herpes and HPV related to each other?

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Dr. David Finke
Obstetrics & Gynecology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. David Finke
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Dr. James Krick
Urology

In brief: No

They are completely different diseases caused by completely different viruses.

In brief: No

They are completely different diseases caused by completely different viruses.
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