Recent data from several countries, however, showed that HSV-1 can also be transmitted sexually, through various sexual practices, leading to genital herpes and genital ulcer disease
of Patients Percentage Genital skin lesion 39 15.8 Genital discharge 27 10.9 Genital ulcer disease
12 4.9 Genital itching 5 2 Screening 114 46.2 Partner screening 11 4.4 Nocturnal emission 3 1.2 Generalised itching and skin lesion 35 14.2 Urethral discharge 1 0.4 Table 2.
Genital ulcer disease
has been defined as a syndrome characterized by ulcerating lesions on the penis, scrotum, vulva, vagina, perineum, or perianal skin.1 Ulcerating lesions on male genitalia (MGU) can result from numerous infective or non-infective agents and some of them are sexually transmitted or acquired (STU), while others (non-STU) are not.
ducreyi before and after introduction of syndromic management for genital ulcer disease
Association of CD4 cell depletion and elevated blood and seminal plasma human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) RNA concentrations with genital ulcer disease
in HIV-1-infected men in Malawi.
Herpes Simplex Virus type 2 (HSV-2) is the most common cause of genital ulcer disease
Male circumcision is a relatively safe procedure associated with a host of health benefits, including reductions in the risk of some STIs, genital ulcer disease
, urinary tract infections and female-to-male HIV infection.
Among HSV-2 seropositive women, Poisson regression was also used to determine the relative proportion of women reporting a history of genital ulcer disease
for HIV-positive compared with HIV-negative women.
In addition, an opinion piece by Kenyon and colleagues calls into question the widely held belief that poverty alone drives the sexual transmission of HIV across South Africa (a contentious assertion that may give rise to more debate), and Katusiime presents an interesting case study on chronic genital ulcer disease
in the context of HIV infection.
"Male circumcision has now been shown to decrease HIV, herpes simplex virus-2, and HPV infections and genital ulcer disease
in men, and also HPV infection, trichomoniasis, and bacterial vaginosis and genital ulcer disease
in their female partners," Wawer's team wrote.
BERLIN -- Consistent use of condoms has a moderate protective effect against acquisition of herpes simplex virus 2, the leading cause of genital ulcer disease
BERLIN--Consistent use of condoms has a moderate protective effect against acquisition of herpes simplex virus 2, the leading cause of genital ulcer disease