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Can Pinworm Infestation Lead To Complications Such As Cervical Cancer
HPV not pinworm: Pinworm infestation can lead to complications, and they are often symptomatic, usually with anal itching, as they emerge at night. However, cervical cancer is more likely to arise following infection by high risk subtypes of a virus called human papilloma virus (hpv), and this can be detected during routine pap smear. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pinworms is a condition in which a person (often young children, sometimes parents of young children) has little parasites called pinworms in his large intestine and his poop. Pinworms are threadlike worms about half an inch long, causing the main symptom of butt-itching or butt-scratching in kids. Treatment is usually ...Read more
How can poor hygiene contribute to increase risk for vulvar and cervical cancer if no infections, no itching, no tenderness?
HPV: Cervical cancers are almost all caused by human papilloma virus (hpv). This is a sexually transmitted virus. It is very common, infecting over 80% of sexually active adults. Fortunately, the majority of women, even though they have been exposed to hpv, do not get cervical cancer. Regular pap tests and routine gyn exams detect pre-cancer changes and allow us to treat them before cancers happen. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It might: Risk factors include: early age of onset of sexual activity, multiple partners, chlamydia infections, smoking, family history, des, poverty but the greatest risk is the human papilloma virus. The good news is that now vaccines exist against hpv and should be given before a girl becomes sexually active. Talk to your pediatrician or family doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
HPV: There are many types of human papilloma virus (HPV), some of which can cause cervical cancer (http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/cervical-cancer/expert-answers/cervical-cancer/faq-20057909). That's why HPV vaccinations can prevent cervical cancer (although we still recommend regular Pap smears). ...Read more
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