Posts Tagged ‘Infections’
(Anogenital Warts; Condyloma Acuminata; Human Papillomavirus [HPV]; Penile Warts; Venereal Warts; Warts, Genital)
Genital warts – Definition
Genital warts are growths or bumps that appear:
- On the vulva
- In or around the vagina or anus
- On the cervix
- On the penis, scrotum, groin, or thigh
- In the mouth or throat (rare)
(Herpes, Genital; Herpes Genitalis; Herpes Simplex, Genital)
Genital herpes – Definition
Genital herpes is a sexually transmitted infection. It causes small, painful, fluid-filled blisters. These blisters break open and leave an indented sore or ulcer. The blisters can be found on the genitals, buttocks, or thighs. However, they can also spread to other parts of the body (eg, mouth, face, or eyes).
About 16% of people aged 14-49 years have herpes simplex type 2 genital infection.
Chlamydia – Definition
Chlamydia is a bacterial infection. It is a sexually transmitted infection (STI). In fact, it is one of the most common STIs in the United States. It is most common among sexually active teens and young adults.