Approximately 20 million people are currently infected with HPV.At least 50 percent of sexually active men and women acquire genital HPV infection at some point in their lives.
Generally, a person can only get HSV-2 infection during sexual contact with someone who has a genital HSV-2 infection.
Transmission can occur from an infected partner who does not have a visible sore and may not know that he or she is infected.
(from Genit*l HPV infection is a sexually transmitted disease (STD) that is caused by human papillomavirus (HPV).
Human papillomavirus is the name of a group of viruses that includes more than 100 different strains or types.
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.
By age 50, at least 80 percent of women will have acquired genital HPV infection.
About 6.2 million Americans get a new genital HPV infection each year.
(from HSV-1 or the herpes cold sore is becoming more frequently spread to the genital area.
There are many articles stating that you can catch both HSV-1 and HSV-2 in the genital area.
There is no "cure" for HPV infection, although in most women the infection goes away on its own.