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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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Can there be a relationship between cervical cancer and men that have not been circumcised?

Can there be a relationship between cervical cancer and men that have not been circumcised?

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 more

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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?

 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 more

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What happens if a man gets cervical cancer jab?

What happens if a man gets cervical cancer jab?

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 more

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Is white blood count down when you have cervical cancer?

Is white blood count down when you have cervical cancer?

No: This type of cancer does not result in a low wbc, but chemotherapy treatment for the cancer could. ...Read more

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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

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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Is there a connection between cervical cancer and having sexual intercourse with circumcised man?

Is there a connection between cervical cancer and having sexual intercourse with circumcised man?

Not specificly: The present thinking on cervical cancer involves acquiring a virus during vaginal sex that may spend decades in your body before it begins to change your cervix & lead to cancer.Many strains of the virus exist & a man, circumcised or not, may carry it for decades without knowing it. So any carrier man can pass it to you. A vaccine to prevent 4 strains is available but only helps before you get it. ...Read more

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Im feeling severe pain in the right pelvic area leading down to my entire foot and leg i did radiation therapy about 6 years ago for cervical cancer?

Im feeling severe pain in the right pelvic area leading down to my entire foot and leg i did radiation therapy about 6 years ago for cervical cancer?

Need medical ATTN: This is a serious problem needing further evaluation. There is a need to rule out recurrence of your cancer. There are several reasons for your pain symptoms and this will need a very thorough workup and imaging studies. Take time out for this as this is very important and please do not delay seeking medical attention. ...Read more

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Can sex before 18 cause cervical cancer?

Possibly: Cervical cancer is typically caused by a viral infection by the human papilloma virus. Increased numbers of sexual partners increases your risk of getting an hpv infection. ...Read more

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Can you get cervical cancer from teen sex?

Can you get cervical cancer from teen sex?

Yes: Cervical cancer is strongly linked to human papilloma virus (hpv) infection. This infection is acquired during sexual contact with a person already infected. Teens can have hpv, and cervical cancer can be a result. ...Read more

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Can you get cervical cancer more then once ?

CANCER CAN RECUR: Like any cancer, cervical cancer can recur in same place (local recurrence) or 'pop up' in a distant place (metastatic recurrence). Therefore close surveillance is recommended for cervical cancer with frequent pap smears/exams/scans. If the cervix has been totally removed then local recurrence is less likely but still possible. ...Read more

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How can I tell if I will get cervical cancer?

How can I tell if I will get cervical cancer?

See a doctor: There is no test that will tell if you will get cervical cancer. Pap smears should be done annually. Hpv infection or certain abnormalities on pap smear increase the risk for cervical cancer. ...Read more

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Who is most likely to develop cervical cancer?

Who is most likely to develop cervical cancer?

Those with HPV: Women with hpv have the greatest cervical cancer risk. The body is capable of clearing hpv over time. 80% of women who contract hpv will clear it within one year. 90% will have cleared hpv within 3 years. About 10% of women will require more than 3 years to clear the virus - or they never clear it. They are at greatest risk for complications due to hpv, including cervical cancer. ...Read more

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Is it possible tong women get cervical cancer?

Is it possible tong women get cervical cancer?

Yes.: Most cases of invasive cervical cancer happen to women over 30 years of age, but in some instances, invasive cervical cancer can happen at younger ages. If a woman is exposed to a high risk strain of hpv at a young age (through sexual activity) and if her immune system is not successful at clearing the virus, then she could possibly develop cancer in her twenties. A pap test is good prevention. ...Read more

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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Cervical Cancer (Definition)

An uncontrolled proliferation of cells of the cervical tissue (mucosal lining cells or stroma) due to certain mutations. High risk HPV viruses ...Read more