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Do Condoms Cause Cancer

A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
Pediatrics 38 years experience
Condoms and cancer: There are several articles mentioning that carcinogenic chemicals are involved in the manufacture of latex products. However there are no studies est... Read More

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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Levy
Obstetrics and Gynecology 37 years experience
Absolutely not!: consider the source when obtaining medical information. attorneys. . commercials tv radio church..and other non-medically reviewed sources are usuall... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ritesh Rathore
Hematology and Oncology 30 years experience
Awareness: Cervical cancers are not too common- 12000 a year and almost all women get screened pretty regularly with pap smears and exams. For oral cancers, hpv ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dale Tylor
Pediatric ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 19 years experience
NO: Actually hpv can be on the genitals which can cause throat cancer, and condoms would help prevent this problem.
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Cheng
Radiation Oncology 16 years experience
No but can reduce it: Cervical cancer is typically associated with hpv infection. Studies have shown that women whose partners consistently used condoms had 70% fewer hpv i... Read More
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Finke
Obstetrics and Gynecology 15 years experience
No: Condom use during sex would most likely protect you from one day ever developing vaginal cancer. The reason for this is that hpv is the major cause ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cynthia Anderson
Radiation Oncology 20 years experience
Yes: Using condoms can help reduce the transmission of certain hpv viruses that can lead to cervical cancer. The risk of cervical cancer has dropped tre... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
? Chemotherapy or ?: Hpv vaccine. Either way sex with a condom should be safe. Good luck.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Depends: Condoms reduce but does not eliminate risk of germ transfer, including the HPV. True virgins will not have HPV or pass it, but if either has outside s... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vance Harris
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Routine Pap smears: Once you have the human papilloma virus there is no getting rid of it. There are many different strains. You can always get exposed to new strain so k... Read More

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