I have genital warts on my vagina. Is it OK to put Vaseline on the warts? Is it OK to hug my cousin that is 8 months pregnant?Updated 27 October 2020 under Ask Us.
Thank you for your question. Genital warts appear following direct skin to skin contact during vaginal, anal, or oral sex with someone who may be infected with the Human Papillomavirus […]Read more »
I recently had unprotected sex with my boyfriend. Now I have pimples next to my private parts and I am seeing yellow discharge. What could be the cause for these issues and what should I do?Updated 24 July 2017 under Ask Us.
Any time you have unprotected sex, you are at risk of getting a sexually transmitted disease(s). “Pimples” can be due to ingrown hairs, irritation from shaving, something your skin came […]Read more »
I have never had sex but I have multiple bubble like bumps on my inner labia. What do you think it is?Updated 27 August 2015 under Ask Us.
There can be a few different reasons why you might have “bubbles” or bumps on your inner labia. The multiple tiny bumps may be a condition called papillomatosis which is […]Read more »
I have pimples near my vagina…what’s happening?Updated 9 October 2014 under Ask Us.
If you shave your pubic hair, it’s entirely possible that the bumps that look like pimples could be caused from ingrown hairs. If this is the case, it’s best not […]Read more »
Can you get HPV from anal sex?Updated 13 May 2014 under Ask Us.
Yes, definitely! You can get HPV from anal sex, vaginal intercourse, oral sex, or simply by sexual contact. HPV and genital warts are usually spread by direct skin-to-skin contact during […]Read more »
Can HPV return?Updated 22 January 2014 under Ask Us.
About 1 in 4 females between the ages of 14 and 59 in the United States have HPV. Most often the virus is cleared within 2 years. However, a female […]Read more »
Human Papillomavirus (HPV)Updated 9 September 2021 under Health Guides.
HPV, short for Human Papillomavirus, is a group of about 150 different kinds of viruses, some of which cause warts on the hands and feet and others which cause genital […]Read more »
HPV VaccineUpdated 11 February 2020 under Health Guides.
There are about 150 different types of HPV (Human Papillomavirus) and more than 40 are sexually transmitted. Researchers keep track of the different types of HPV by identifying them with […]Read more »