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Do Men Pass Down Cervical Cancer Genetically
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
Hygiene factor: Partners/wives of uncircised men with poor hygiene have a higher incidence of cervival cancer compared to those with circumcised men. Low incidence of cervical cancer in scandinavia, where few men are are circumcised and personal hygiene is good. Thus combination of poor hygiene + non-circumcision has a relationship with cervical cancer. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How is HPV harmful to men? For women it's cervical cancer. What about men? Does it cause cancer to them too? If so, what's the treatment to them?
2 Common Cancers: HPV has been associated with cancer of the penis. It is also the third major factor (after tobacco use & alcohol use) for oral cancer in men & women. When combined with tobacco and/or alcohol use & abuse, those with HPV have a much poorer outcome from treatment for oral cancer ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What would happen if a man had the cervical cancer jab? Where do viruses stay on a man's body anyway?
Protect against HPV: The cervical cancer jab is actually a vaccine against the human papilloma virus. This virus can cause genital warts in both men and women, and can cause cervical cancer in women. If a man gets this vaccination, he will be protected against some of the high-risk types of hpv to prevent genital warts (and also prevent him from infecting sexual partners with the virus). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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Does having HPV in mouth mean i could have cervical cancer does this mean I have the HPV antibodies? Doc said i had pappiloma from hpvcan i pass it on
See below: Most people with hpv have no issues at all; however most cervical cancers some oro-pharyngeal cancers are related to hpv, in addition to warts etc. You can pass it on to your contacts. You are just above the age for vaccination, but you should get your children esp, girls vaccinated. See this for more info. http://www.cdc.gov/std/hpv/stdfact-hpv.htm. ...Read more
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