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Angular Cheilitis vs. Cold Sores: What’s the Difference?

Explore the differences between angular cheilitis and cold sores: causes, symptoms, contagiousness, and treatments for these distinct mouth conditions

My Partner Has Genital Warts. Could I Be at Risk?

Discover key insights on ‘My Partner Has Genital Warts. Could I Be at Risk?’, covering HPV transmission, prevention, and impact on relationships.

Highly Viral HIV Variant

Highly Viral HIV Variant

If you missed it, the discovery of a “highly viral HIV variant” occurred recently. The bad news is that this variant seems more infectious than other virus strains. However, much remains unknown, so scientists are still working hard to determine how best to address it. In the meantime, it’s essential to be aware of the potential risks and take precautions as necessary. Keep reading for more information on this new strain of HIV and what you can do to stay safe.

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Is Pubic Lice A Virus Or Bacteria?

Is Pubic Lice A Virus Or Bacteria?

Pubic Lice are considered a sexually transmitted disease and have become considerably rare now. In the past, two popular outbreaks of pubic lice were in the Israeli army between 1972 and 1999. However, the cases of pubic lice may still be more in regions of the world with a greater number of reported STDs; they still remain low in the United States. (1) This article explores whether pubic lice are associated with viral or bacterial infections, their transmission, diagnosis, and ways to eliminate them from the body. 

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Does Trichomoniasis Cause Bumps?

Does Trichomoniasis Cause Bumps?

Trichomonas Vaginalis is a protozoan that is a common cause of infection in the United States. It is most commonly found in the lower genital and urinary tract in females, while in males, it is found in the urethra and prostate.

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