Some of the common preventive measures are:
- Maintain good genital hygiene.
- Wear loose cotton clothing.
- Do not indulge in sexual contact with infected person.
- Avoid multiple sexual partners.
- Condoms reduce but do not completely eliminate the risk of transmission or contraction of infection.
- Avoid oral genital contact with infected person.
- Do not touch the lesions with bare hands. Wash your hands with soap water if you touch the lesions.