Sexually transmitted diseases

GENITAL HERPES

What is Genital Herpes? Genital Herpes is the viral infection by the herpes simplex virus (HSV type-1 and type-2). Causes After the initial infection HSV remains dormant (asymptomatic) in the nerve fibers of the infectious area. Transmission may occur through sexual intercourse, even when lesions are not apparent. Stress or defects in the body’s ability […]

HUMAN PAPILLOMA VIRUS INFECTION (CONDYLOMATA/ WARTS)

What is HPV? HPV is a virus of the papillomavirus family that can infect human organism. Once it appears on the mucous membranes (genitals, anus, oral mucosa) it can result in warts or more severe infections that may lead to various forms of cancer (cervical cancer, penile cancer etc). Causes It is estimated that the […]