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There are 8 possible causes of genital lesion

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Possible Causes - Listed in order from the most common to the least.

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Syphilis

Syphilis is a sexually transmitted infection. It is caused by a type of bacteria known as Treponema pallidum. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in 2006, more than 36,000 cases of syphilis wer...

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Genital Warts

Genital warts are soft growths that occur on the genitals. Genital warts are a sexually transmitted infection (STI) caused by certain strains of the human papillomavirus (HPV). These skin growths can cause pain...

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Herpes Simplex

The herpes simplex virus, also known as HSV, is an infection that causes herpes. Herpes can appear in various parts of the body, most commonly on the genitals or mouth. There are two types of the herpes simplex virus...

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Shingles

Shingles is an infection caused by the varicella-voster virus, which also causes chickenpox. Following pain and burning,fluid-filled blisters that break easily are common symptoms.

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Postmenopausal Bleeding

Postmenopausal bleeding is bleeding from the vagina after a woman has stopped having menstrual cycles due to menopause.

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Pubic Lice Infestation

Pubic lice, also known as crabs, are very small insects that infest your genital area. There are three types of lice that infest humans: pediculus humanus capitis (head louse) pediculus humanus corporis (body louse...

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Genital Herpes

Genital herpes is a sexually transmitted infection (STI). This STD causes herpes sores, which are painful blisters (fluid-filled bumps) that can break open and ooze fluid. According to the Centers for Disease Contro...

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Papillomavirus Infections

Genital human papillomavirus (HPV) infection is a common sexually transmitted disease (STD) caused by human papillomavirus.

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This feature is for informational purposes only and should not be used to diagnose.
Please consult a healthcare professional if you have health concerns.
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