Herpes 2

9 years ago
2:57
In the U.S., HPV infections cause over 17,000 cancers in women, and over 9,000 cancers in men each year. HPV vaccines can help prevent HPV-related cancer. Maria Trent, MD, MPH, Associate Professor in Pediatrics at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, knows the importance of vaccinating adolescents against human papillomavirus (HPV). She shares her experiences treating HPV disease and explains why vaccination is "a gift" for our children.
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20 videos | 22 followers
9 years ago
2:54
Sexual health is about sex, sure. But it's about so much more. At the American Sexual Health Association, we envision a world where sexual and reproductive health and rights are recognized, and where comprehensive sexual health information and services are accessible and available to all, across the lifespan.
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20 videos | 22 followers
1 years ago
4:26
Are there public health benefits to offering herpes testing to more patients? H. Hunter Handsfield, MD, and Kees Rietmeijer, MD, PhD, look at the possibilities, while discussing the increased risk of acquiring HIV and herpes in pregnancy.
ASHA
20 videos | 22 followers
1 years ago
2:30
Herpes is a common sexually transmitted infection, often so mild that most people know they have it. Should more people be tested for herpes to know if they have it? Who should be tested? H. Hunter Handsfield and Kees Rietmeijer discuss these questions.
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20 videos | 22 followers
1 years ago
4:59
If a woman with genital herpes has virus present in the birth canal during delivery, herpes simplex virus (HSV) can be spread to an infant, causing neonatal herpes, a serious and sometimes fatal condition. But neonatal herpes is rare, and there are steps a woman and her healthcare providers can take to reduce the risk. Herpes experts H. Hunter Handsfield and Kees Rietmeijer lay out the concerns and discuss prevention steps.
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20 videos | 22 followers
1 years ago
10:42
Dr. H. Hunter Handsfield explains the basics about genital herpes, including the difference between genital HSV-1 and HSV-2 infection, testing options and the importance of knowing virus type, and the three-prong strategy for prevention. Learn mored about herpes and download the companion fact sheet at www.ashasexualhealth.org/
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