Tag Archives: Symptoms

What is HPV?

Q: What is HPV? A girl I’ve been sleeping with told me she has it – should I be worried? How do you get checked for it? -Matt, Brooklyn, NY A: HPV stands for human papillomavirus, and it is possibly the most common STD in the United States. HPV is known for causing genital warts, […]

Can I transmit Herpes even if I show no symptoms?

I dated someone who had cold sores which is a form of HSV-1. I was sick a few years ago and my internal medicine doctor did an extensive blood work on me. They found that I do have herpes in my blood, but it is dormant. I have never had cold sores in my life. […]