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What are the chances of getting cervical cancer if you have only had one sexual partner?

What are the chances of getting cervical cancer if you have only had one sexual partner?

Low: While the chances of dysplasia are low when you have only have a single sexual partner, your partner may not have only have a single partner, and therefore could infect you with hpv, the most common cause of cervical cancer. Do a pap smear and you will know if you are at risk. ...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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How risky is having sexual intercourse with someone whose ex-partner was diagnosed with HPV cervical cancer?

How risky is having sexual intercourse with someone whose ex-partner was diagnosed with HPV cervical cancer?

We don't know.: What you do know is that this new sexual partner has likely been exposed to hpv strains that are the high risk type. However, it is unlikely that you or anyone else for that matter will go through life having never been exposed to hpv. Hpv is extremely common and hpv vaccine, getting regular pap smears and follow up/treatment is the only way to truly prevent cervical cancer. ...Read more

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What is the risk associated with having sexual intercourse with someone whose ex partner was diagnosed with HPV cervical cancer?

What is the risk associated with having sexual intercourse with someone whose ex partner was diagnosed with HPV cervical cancer?

Very common: Hpv is prevalent. About 70& of all twenty year olds will acquire it by the time they become sexually active. Most individuals will clear it on their own in a few years so that by the time someone is thirty, only about five percent have hpv. ...Read more

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Docs, could a non-sexually active person get cervical cancer?

Docs, could a non-sexually active person get cervical cancer?

Non vs never: Any past sexual contact could have transferred the virus strains known to trigger cervical cancer. If you/they were never (ever) sexually active, they would be unlikely to develop it. ...Read more

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If someone has cervical cancer as a child would you suspect sexual abuse?

If someone has cervical cancer as a child would you suspect sexual abuse?

Hard not to, but: The incidence of CC in a child is very, very unusual. It takes 10-20 yrs to develop. Only 1% of cases are seen before age 20. But, it's not impossible. The contact might be prenatal )mother to child) or non-sexual hand contact w/ genital area, but it wouls raise the ? of abuse in most people. It's very rare - ask Dr! ...Read more

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So torn on this. My teen is not sexually active, should I still get her the cervical cancer shot?

So torn on this. My teen is not sexually active, should I still get her the cervical cancer shot?

Please do !: I am aware of the political and religious issues.In my opinion as a cancer doctor, go ahead and give her th 3 shots. If even she remains sexually pure till marriage, her husband might carry the virus and infect her. Up to 30% of throat cancer is caused by the virus and strains which are transmitted by oral sex. President clinton was naive and wrong when he said he did not have sex with this woman. ...Read more

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How fast can cervical cancer be diagnosed? Currently sexually inactive but had few times of oral sex 4 months ago.

How fast can cervical cancer be diagnosed? Currently sexually inactive but had few times of oral sex 4 months ago.

Get followed: Hopefully you're getting regular pap smears. Cervical cancer isn't going to develop overnight and is almost always preceded by at least one abnormal pap smear while it is still extremely curable. ...Read more

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