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Cervical Cancer 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 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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is the risk associated with having sexual intercourse with someone whose ex partner was diagnosed with HPV cervical cancer?
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
Good question: Cervical cancer screening focuses on the detection of abnormal cells affected by the hpv virus. As this virus is extremely prevalent (>50% of the population) anything that exchanges bodily fluids (semen, vaginal fluids, etc) could put a person at risk. Therefore, sharing vibrators, etc could theoretically put a person at risk for cervical cancer. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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