(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.
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.
Between the late 1970s and the early 1990s, the number of Americans with genital herpes infection increased 30 percent.
Genital HSV-2 infection is more common in women (approximately one out of four women) than in men (almost one out of five).
A baby that is exposed to HPV very rarely develops warts in the throat or voice box.
This may be due to male-to-female transmissions being more likely than female-to-male transmission.
HSV-1 and HSV-2 can be found in and released from the sores that the viruses cause, but they also are released between outbreaks from skin that does not appear to be broken or to have a sore.
Results of a nationally representative study show that genital herpes infection is common in the United States.
Nationwide, at least 45 million people ages 12 and older, or one out of five adolescents and adults, have had genital HSV infection.
Others are called "low-risk" types, and they may cause mild Pap test abnormalities or genital warts.