human papillomavirus (HPV) usually does not cause any
symptoms and does not always produce visible
genital warts. Some types of HPV cause cell changes to
cervix that can cause an abnormal Pap test.
When symptoms do develop, they usually occur 2 to 3 months after
infection. But symptoms have been known to occur from 3 weeks to many years
Syphilis is a sexually transmitted disease (STD) caused by the bacterium
. It has often been called "the great imitator," because so many of the signs and symptoms of syphilis are indistinguishable from those of other diseases.
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WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise
June 04, 2014
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