Tag: Infectious Diseases

Condyloma – HPV and Genital Warts

Condyloma acuminata, better known as HPV genital warts, are a sexually transmitted disease (STD) caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV). HPV genital warts can affect both women and men and can affect both the genital and the oral area. What are genital warts? Genital warts are small growths on the skin usually having the same …

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Hand foot and mouth disease (HFMD) – Symptoms and Treatment

Hand foot and mouth disease (HFMD) is a generally mild but highly contagious disease caused by a virus. It usually affects children below 10 and in particular those below 5, however it is also possible for adults to get the disease. Hand foot and mouth disease is commonly caused by a coxsackievirus, but other types …

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