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What is the difference between Genital Warts and Herpes?

Asked by S. Barnes, Last updated: Aug 28, 2019

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J. Harty

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J. HartyWriter, M.A, Chula Vista
Writer, M.A, Chula Vista

Answered on Aug 28, 2019

Genital warts and genital herpes are two infections people tend to mistake for themselves. These infections have actually dealt with a lot of people in the United States. Herpes, especially genital herpes, is actually a disease that is transmitted sexually. Let's take a look at a few differences between these two diseases. The first difference here is the way they are caused.

Genital warts and genital herpes are two infections people tend to mistake for themselves. These
One major means by which genital warts might be caused is through the human papillomavirus (HPV), while genital herpes is caused by the HSV-1 virus or the HSV-2 virus. As earlier said, the herpes is basically infected through body contact, especially during sex. On the other hand, warts are usually developed in the private part as a soft or hard bump, and it can also be transmitted through skin contact. To treat herpes, strong antiviral medication can be taken, but genital warts, which is caused by HPV, will leave over time even without the application of anything.

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O. Bickis

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O. BickisCorporate employee, MBA, Stockton
Corporate employee, MBA, Stockton

Answered on Jun 13, 2019

These are both skin manifestations, but they are different from each other. Herpes will usually show itself in the mouth area and also around the genitals. Genital warts, on the other hand, will only appear around the genital area. Some people assume that genital warts are similar to Herpes but actually, the viruses that have caused them are not the same.

These are both skin manifestations, but they are different from each other. Herpes will usually
Genital warts are caused by HPV, which is considered more dangerous than Herpes. HPV usually do not exhibit any symptoms, but the more that it stays in the system, the more dangerous it can be. It is known to be one of the possible causes of cancer.

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