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Are there steps I can take to prevent getting cervical cancer?

Are there steps I can take to prevent getting cervical cancer?

You bet!: First, if you are under 30, get gardisil, hpv vaccine; if you have never had a sexual relationship, it is very unusual to get cervical cancer, but you should be checked with a pap smear annually. If you have made the choice to have sex, choose partner carefully, practice safe sex (condom from beginning to end) until you want to procreate as well as recreate. Limit partners. Pap annually. ...Read more

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Dr. Barry Rosen
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Cancer (Definition)

Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more


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Is it important to.Get cervical cancer injection to prevent it.From what age?

Is it important to.Get cervical cancer injection to prevent it.From what age?

Hpv vaccine: Recommended for 11- or 12-year-old girls and boys. The vaccine series can be started beginning at age 9 years. Vaccination is also recommended for 13- through 26-year-old females and 13- through 21-year-old males who have not completed the vaccine series. ...Read more

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How do you get cervical cancer? What can you do to prevent it from happening again?

How do you get cervical cancer? What can you do to prevent it from happening again?

HPV and PAP test: Most cervical cancers are due to a virus called hpv. A woman younger than 26 should get vaccine for hpv to prevent cervical cancer. For others regular pap smear examinations are the best preventive strategy. Other issues are delaying the onset of sexual activity, limiting the number of partners and not using tobacco. ...Read more

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What are doctor-recommended strategies that i can prevent getting cervical cancer later in life?

HPV vaccine : The hpv vaccine is highly effective in protecting young females from getting cervical cancer later in life. Smoking and high number of sexual contacts are also risk factors for cervical cancer. ...Read more

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How can I prevent cervical cancer?

How can I prevent cervical cancer?

Vaccination and PAP: If you are under the age of 25 you should get vaccinated for hpv. Limit the number or sexual partners and get regular pap examinations, do not smoke and drink only in moderation. ...Read more

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How can I help prevent cervical cancer?

How can I help prevent cervical cancer?

Get: Vaccinated with gardisil, soon the preventitive should be freely available if accountable care act not reversed, limit sexual partners , use safe sex or remain chaste. ...Read more

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How could I help prevent cervical cancer?

How could I help prevent cervical cancer?

HPV vaccine: One way to prevent cervical cancer is to get one the hpv vaccination (gardasil or cervarix). Certain hpv types lead to cervical cancer, but not all cervical cancers are due to an hpv infection. ...Read more

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What can you do to prevent cervical cancer?

Vaccination & pap: A vaccination is available that can prevent about 80% of cervical cancers. All girls/women 9-26 year old should get vaccinated, perferably before onset of sexual activity. Regular pap smear examinations provide detection of pre-cancerous lesions and can prevent cervical cancer. Limit the number of sex partners and delay first intercourse. Do not smoke. ...Read more

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Can cervical cancer prevent me from having kids?

Can cervical cancer prevent me from having kids?

It can: The most common type of surgery for cervical cancer will not allow you to have kids in the future. Some women will be candidates for a trachalectomy which could allow you to have kids in the future. If you get radiation treatment then this can damage the ovaries unless they are moved out of the treatment field. ...Read more

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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Cervical Cancer (Definition)

Cervical cancer is an uncontrolled proliferation of cells of the cervical tissue (mucosal lining cells or stroma) due to certain mutations. High risk HPV viruses ...Read more


Cervical (Definition)

Cervical relates to the first seven vertebra of the spine. It is related it the neck. Also it refers to the muscular opening/exit of ...Read more