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A 18-year-old female asked:

I'm 18 is oral cancer caused by hpv common?? i have received all the vaccines. i'm worried

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Dr. Hasan Khondker
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Not common but: possible however the best prevention is vaccines and safe sex
Dr. Jonathan Owens
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 34 years experience
The jury is out: An increasing number of oral cancers are being associated with HPV infection. We don't yet know but presume that the vaccine will be preventative for these tumors.

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Last updated Mar 12, 2020

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