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Can You Get Cervical Cancer If You Are A Virgin
Yes.: Cervical cancer is most commonly caused by infection with human papilloma virus (hpv). Hpv can be transmitted sexually via skin to genital contact without necessarily engaging in intercourse. Therefore, women who have never had sex can still acquire hpv which would put them at risk for developing cervical cancer. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
There are other...: ...Causes of cervical cancer, besides hpv. Both the american cancer society and the the american college of obstetricians & gynecologists recommend that all women have an initial pap smear by the age of 21, regardless of whether or not they've had sexual intercourse. How often you have them after that will depend on when you do become sexually active. ...Read more
Yes, at some point.: The test is called a pap smear. Using a brush, surface and internal cervical cells are collected. Finding changes permits early detection and treatment of cervical cancer and high cure rates. American college of obstetrics & gynecolgy recommend no smear be done until 21 regardless of sexual activity. Hpv, the cause of cervical cancer is transmitted by skin to skin contact not sexual intercourse. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Based upon research, there upwards of a 60% chance that women with genital warts will have an abnormal pap smear. Some pap smear abnormalities indicate that a woman has cervical dysplasia which is a precursor to cervical cancer. Warts are caused by 2 types of human papillomavirus, & several other types of hpv cause cervical dysplasia & cancer. ...Read more
No most of the time: Cancer of cervix is a dangerous disease, unfortunately, can not get pregnant after by any treatment, in most of the stages. After radiation therapy will become sterile. Oncologists will talk about this. How ever stage o or 1a no radiation given whenradical tracelectomy was done small part of cx remains, is remotely possible to get pregnant and face complications later. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
You could: but I think it would be a reasonable suggestion not to have it done at that time. The cleaning materials used on the scopes will kill the virus, but you put the people caring for you at potential risk. They all wear gloves and use sterile technique, but unless it was an emergency and you told them before that you had active herpes I think I would postpone. Please call and ask anonymously. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Consult OB doctor: Your ob/gyn doctor will be the best source of information for you, as he or she will have all the information about the extent of the cancer and the treatment received. Without more information, it's not possible to say to what degree fertility might be affected, or whether vaginal delivery would be possible. ...Read more
If you had endometrial hyperplasia (untreated), can you get pregnant easily? If you did get pregnant, would you have a lot of bleeding in pregnancy?
Confusing question: I am not aware of any ovarian cancer vaccination. There is 2 for strains of hpv that are a cause of cervical cancer.It contains no live virus but the 3 dose series is not recommended during pregnancy.If the series is started and someone realizes they are pregnant, the rest of the series is delayed until after delivery. This is more out of caution than a specific issue with the vaccine. ...Read more
Can you bruise your cervix if you are getting fingered? I heard you can and you can't... I'm not sure and would like to be positive.
Pituitary Tumor: Read this: http://voices.Yahoo.Com/managing-pituitary-tumor-during-pregnancy-6517670.Html. It is not clear whether you are pregnant, considering getting pregnant, or the specifics of your tumor. Regardless, your treating doctor can sort through your options. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not all HPV: Infection leads to cancer. You should be visually checked and pap smeared regularly, engage in safe sex practices so as to not give a gift that keeps giving to your sexual partner. Studies show that absolute abstinence can make hpv resolve. I know. Impossible. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not normally: The penis or vagina is usually made from your own tissue so you do not have to worry about rejection. ...Read more
Yes if is recommende: If you are virgin and never had sexual intercourse you have a very low risk of getting cervical cancer which is caused by hpv virus which you aquire by having sex.But there is still alittle chance depending on family history and smoking. But it is recommended that all women irrespective of bring virgin or not have a pap smear by age of 21, and three years after being sexually active and annually. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes: Depending on the infection, it may be dangerous for the fetus, so make sure to see your doctor to ensure it is treated! ...Read more
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