>>>>>HSV-1 is oral herpes 95% of the time and genital herpes 5% of the time. HSV-1 is usually spread by kissing. HSV-2 is genital herpes 95% of the time and oral herpes 5% of the time. HSV-2 is usually spread by vaginal sex.
>>>>>HPV is known as the "Human Papilloma Virus". HPV is the virus that can cause genital warts. HPV is a virus of the skin and the virus hides in the skin. A person with HPV may not have an outbreak for days, weeks, months, years or at all. The human body helps fight HPV off. As a result only a percent of people with HPV have an outbreak. A few strains of HPV can cause cervical cancer. HPV is the leading cause of cervical cancer in women. A small percent of females with HPV get cervical cancer. Having a relationship with someone who has HPV usually isn't a big risk. According to the CDC if a person doesn't have an HPV outbreak for two years the virus can clear the body on its own in some cases.
>>>>>The best way to lower the chance of catching HPV is to have safe sex and take a break from sex during an outbreak. That is the best way to lower the chance of getting HPV.
>>>>>A female over age 30 should get a pap smear every year. A pap smear help detect any abnormal cells on or around the cervix that could be linked to HPV. If cervical cancer is detected in the early stages it can save lives and prevent cervical cancer from progressing. If you want to read more about HPV type www. in front of the web site below.