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Human Papillomavirus

One of the most common human infections in the world is that caused by Human Papillomavirus (HPV). HPV, which is commonly known as “wart virus”, is a microscopic virus particle that infects the skin. In the case of HPV, the infection is actually localized directly to the infected point in the skin, as opposed to herpes simplex, where the virus goes through the skin and into the nerve cells, traveling up the nerve cell connection to the nerve ganglia by the spinal cord, where the virus lives. With HPV, the infection is actually in the skin.


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The New HPV Vaccine

What You Need to Know

by Sally G., MSW and Dr. H, MD  www.herpes.org

In June 2006, The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the first vaccine developed to prevent cervical cancer and other diseases in females caused by certain types of genital human papillomavirus (HPV).

The vaccine, Gardasil®, is recommended for use in girls/women, ages 9-26 years, to protect against four HPV types, which together cause 70% of cervical cancers and 90% of genital warts. The vaccine is given through a series of three shots over a six-month period.
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STD Clinics

We are currently working on developing our own list of STD clinics based on our “Patient-Friendly Health-Care Practitioner” philosophy. In the meantime, the folks at Unspeakable.Com have a searchable database from the CDC list of STD clinics.

National HIV and STD Testing Resources