Questions About Viral STDs

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  • What is the Treatment for Herpes?
    Herpes isn't curable, but there are treatments that can help to deal with symptoms and even reduce the possibility of transmission.


  • Is Penile Cancer Caused by HPV?
    A lot of men think that, with the exception of genital warts, HPV is a woman's problem. They're wrong. Many penile, and other, cancers are also caused by HPV.
  • Does The HPV Vaccine Work in Men?
    Early research suggests that the HPV vaccine may have direct benefits for men as well as women. Hopefully soon it will be available for individuals of both sexes.
  • What are the Symptoms of HPV?
    Like many STDs, HPV infections often have no symptoms. However, when symptoms do occur, they can be pretty varied.
  • How Do I Get Tested for HPV?
    HPV testing isn't as available as many individuals might wish. Most often, people are tested for the effects of the virus rather than the virus itself.
  • What is the Treatment for HPV?
    The treatment for HPV depends on how the virus is manifesting. Genital warts are treated differently from cervical cancer, which is treated differently from cancer of the throat.


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