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Is it true that if a girl has higher risk of cervical cancer if she starts having sex early?
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Dr. George Klauber
Pediatrics - Urology
2 doctors agree
In brief: HPV causes cervix ca
Starting sex early increases likelihood of multiple sex partners, which increase risk of acquiring hpv ( human papilloma virus) which in turn increases risk of cervical cancer.

In brief: HPV causes cervix ca
Starting sex early increases likelihood of multiple sex partners, which increase risk of acquiring hpv ( human papilloma virus) which in turn increases risk of cervical cancer.
Dr. George Klauber
Dr. George Klauber
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Related
If a girl starts having sex at a young age, and has multiple sex partners, it increases her risk of cervical cancer.

In brief: Related
If a girl starts having sex at a young age, and has multiple sex partners, it increases her risk of cervical cancer.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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Dr. Maureen Mays
Clinical Lipidology
In brief: Maybe
Cervical cancer is caused by hpv (or "venereal warts").
The virus is spread through sexual contact - so it is an std. If you have unprotected (without a good condom) sex then you may be exposing yourself to hpv and, therefore, increasing your risk of cervical cancer in your lifetime. You are also exposing yourself to hiv, hepatitis, chlamydia, gonorrhea, and other nasty diseases. Use a condom.

In brief: Maybe
Cervical cancer is caused by hpv (or "venereal warts").
The virus is spread through sexual contact - so it is an std. If you have unprotected (without a good condom) sex then you may be exposing yourself to hpv and, therefore, increasing your risk of cervical cancer in your lifetime. You are also exposing yourself to hiv, hepatitis, chlamydia, gonorrhea, and other nasty diseases. Use a condom.
Dr. Maureen Mays
Dr. Maureen Mays
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