Vaginal Bumps: Do You Develop Genital Warts?

Vaginal Bumps: Do You Develop Genital Warts?
Have you ever experienced some bumps in the vagina? What could be in your mind? Are these bumps normal or an STD, like genital warts or genital herpes? There’re many thoughts in your mind if a bump presents in the vagina. In fact, vaginal bumps are caused by many factors. Keep reading to know what the bumps could be. How Can You Develop Vaginal Bumps? One day, you wake up and find out a bump or some small bumps in the genitals, you may become startled and worry. But there’re many causes of vaginal bumps. You can develop vaginal bumps because of irritation or a weakened immune system. However, these...
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HPV Discharge: What Does It Look Like?

HPV Discharge: What Does It Look Like?
HPV is also known as Human Papillomavirus. It is one of the most common sexually transmitted diseases in the United States. It has more than 150 different strains and 40 of them are sexually transmitted. HPV can infect the genitals of males and females, leading to warts or cancers. Also, they can infect the mouth and throat, but this is uncommon. Statistics show that nearly 80% of all Americans will get HPV at some point in their lives. HPV does not cause any symptoms at all. And, that is why most patients don’t know they have the virus and spread it to others. In some cases, HPV symptoms do...
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Can You Accurately Test Yourself for Genital Warts?

Can You Accurately Test Yourself for Genital Warts?
Genital warts caused by human papillomavirus (HPV) is one of the most common STDs in the US. All sexually active people are put at risk of genital warts equally. The risk will be higher for those who perform unprotected sex. If you see small soft-skin colored bumps in the genitals, genital warts are an STD that occurs in your mind first. But can you accurately test yourself for genital warts? Keep reading to know more about the disease and find out the treatment for it soon. Can You Accurately Test Yourself for Genital Warts? While some people with the HPV don’t show up symptoms, others may present...
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Differences between HPV and Herpes

Differences between HPV and Herpes
HPV and herpes are the two most common STDs in the United States. They are caused by viruses and can spread through sexual contact. Sexually active people may contract herpes or HPV at some point in their lives. HPV and herpes can be similar in many ways. That’s why a lot of people are confusing them. However, these two conditions can still have some differences. What is HPV? Types HPV infection is caused by the Human papillomavirus. This virus has multiple types and 40 of them can infect the genital areas. HPV types are categorized into low-risk and high-risk types. Low-risk HPVs such as types...
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Pros and Cons of Getting HPV Vaccines in Pre-teens

Pros and Cons of Getting HPV Vaccines in Pre-teens
Human papillomavirus (HPV) is a group of more than 100 different viruses that affect nearly 80 million Americans. Generally, this virus spreads through sexual activity, causing STDs or passes via skin-to-skin contact. Although HPV can go away on its own, some types of HPV viruses result in genital warts or cervical cancers. That’s why people are always recommended to get HPV vaccines, especially pre-teens who haven’t performed sex. If you are worried about HPV vaccines for your child who is in pre-teen ages, it’s best to know the pros and cons of getting HPV vaccines in pre-teens. What Are HPV...
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How Much Do You Really Know About Oral HPV? 8 Things to Know Before Oral Sex

How Much Do You Really Know About Oral HPV? 8 Things to Know Before Oral Sex
Oral sex is safe and gives more pleasure compared to vaginal sex. But if you engage in oral sex without protection a lot of the times, you can be at risk of getting STDs. Oral HPV is one of the most common STDs you can contract from oral sex. Oral HPV is dangerous and can progress into oral cancer if left untreated. Here’s what you need to know about oral HPV, and things to consider carefully before oral sex. What is oral HPV? HPV (human papillomavirus) is the most common STD in the United States. It has many different strains, and most of them are harmless, causing no health problems. But some...
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