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Do Condoms Cause Cancer

A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
37 years experience Pediatrics
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 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Levy
Dr. Adam Levy answered
36 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Absolutely not!: consider the source when obtaining medical information. attorneys. . commercials tv radio church..and other non-medically reviewed sources are usuall ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Daus
36 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
HPV: Boomers did not know about it because the test is fairly new. It was there then but we just did not know it or have a test for it. Hope this helps!
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
34 years experience Medical Oncology
No: Can't see how it would.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Cheng
15 years experience Radiation Oncology
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
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Finke
14 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
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
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cynthia Anderson
19 years experience Radiation Oncology
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
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A 42-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 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
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
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vance Harris
36 years experience Family Medicine
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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