Facts about Cold Sores, Herpes and HPV for Those Who are Not Aware of Such Diseases

Cold sores

People often do not know what is cold sore so from this animation you will learn what you should and shouldn’t do when you have a cold sore. For more informations about cold sores please read this great ebook about how to get rid of cold sores fast.

Herpes and HPV, both are viral infections generally taken as sexually transmitted disease. In majority of cases they both are taken as the same but that’s not right as there is a difference between Herpes and HPV. Both of these are contagious viral infections that can transfer the virus from one person to another either through direct skin connection or by sharing items of daily usage.

Common Differences

  • Herpes is incurable after its first outburst while there is a chance to cure HPV up to 90%.
  • Herpes has only two types while HPV has more than 100 types
  • Herpes has visible symptoms while there are no visible symptoms in many cases of HPV.


There are some common myths about Herpes and HPV such as:

  • HIV , HPV and Herpes all are the same thing
  • HPV & Herpes only affect ladies
  • HPV & Herpes eventually turn into cancer
  • Vaccination can cause infertility

Statistical Data

According to latest research there is a quite difference in prevalence pattern of both diseases. Every sixth person from age of 14 – 49 is suffering from herpes simplex type -2 in western countries though Herpes simplex Type-1 is much more common than Type-2. As far as HPV is concerned there appear 6 million new cases every year while already more than 20 million people have this viral infection.


There are number of ways to treat these viral infections. Medical experts recommend creams and ointments for oral infection in case of Herpes Type -1. There are number of anti viral medicaments also available in market in the form of pills, tablets, capsules, infusions which are helpful in proper treatment. Vaccinations are always there for precautionary measurements. Besides this entire scenario people should also be careful and hygienic in order to avoid infection.


Special care should be taken by youngsters in between age of 19 – 29. Pregnant ladies should also take proper medication of it as there is a chance to transfer it to new born baby. Effected people should also avoid sex or should use condom while doing so. Students and adults should be counseled for this in a proper way as these diseases are increasing day by day. Youngsters should be vaccinated to save their immune system.

Last but not the least: Care is always better than cure. You may avoid all the hassle by keeping yourself away from the unhealthy practices.

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