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More than 30 of these viruses are sexually transmitted, and they can infect the genital area of men and women including the skin of the penis, vulva (area outside the vagina), or anus, and the linings of the vagina, cervix, or rectum.Most people who become infected with HPV will not have any symptoms and will clear the infection on their own.HSV-1 can cause genital herpes, but it more commonly causes infections of the mouth and lips, so-called ? HSV-1 infection of the genitals can be caused by oral-genital or genital-genital contact with a person who has HSV-1 infection.Genital HSV-1 outbreaks recur less regularly than genital HSV-2 outbreaks. There is no treatment that can cure herpes, but antiviral medications can shorten and prevent outbreaks during the period of time the person takes the medication.Nationwide, at least 45 million people ages 12 and older, or one out of five adolescents and adults, have had genital HSV infection.Between the late 1970s and the early 1990s, the number of Americans with genital herpes infection increased 30 percent.Typically, another outbreak can appear weeks or months after the first, but it almost always is less severe and shorter than the first outbreak.
So be aware when dating and know what form of herpes you have. It is estimated that 50 percent to 80 percent of the American adult population has oral herpes.Some of these viruses are called "high-risk" types, and may cause abnormal Pap tests.They may also lead to cancer of the cervix, vulva, vagina, anus, or penis.Rarely, a pregnant woman can pass HPV to her baby during vaginal delivery.A baby that is exposed to HPV very rarely develops warts in the throat or voice box. There is no "cure" for HPV infection, although in most women the infection goes away on its own.