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.
Does not help. Cervical cancer is more common in women who start having sex early, have multiple partners, and use tobacco. Hpv is the cause of most cervical cancers but the factors listed above make hpv infection more likely. Getting hpv vaccination should reduce the risk markedly, though not completely. A woman should start getting pap test done within three years of starting sex.
Yes. This is why screening is started at the beginning of sexual acttivity. One partner could have become infected with the human papilloma virus from someone else.

Related Questions

Can you get cervical cancer if both partners were virgins prior to sex?

Cervical Cancer. Cervical cancer is caused by certain strains of the hpv virus. There is a vaccine to prevent the four strains of hpv that cause 95% of the cancers. This vaccination is vital to your future and to prevent cervical cancer, even virgins get hpv. 96% of americans have been exposed to this virus by age 26. Get the vaccine and encourage your partner to get it as well. The vaccine is gardisil! Read more...
Extremely unlikely. Most cervical cancer is associated with hpv which is sexually transmitted. It would be very unlikely that a patient develop cervical cancer if no prior sexual contact. Read more...

Is it true you can get cervical cancer from starting sex at a young age? I started at 14 and only have one partner. We are both HPV free.

Cervical Cancer Risk. It's the hpv that is the culprit; the reason "starting at an early age" is cited, is that it merely increases the chances of picking up the hpv virus, especially if one has multiple partners. Since you are monogamous and hpv free, you are at low risk. Just continue to get regular pap smears. Read more...
Possibly. Having sex at a young age does not by itself cause cervical cancer...Generally if someone starts having sex at a younger age, their likelihood of having multiple sexual partners over their lifetime increases and thus increase the likelihood of getting hpv which can lead to cervical cancer. Please make sure you are seen by your gyn for routine exams and may consider a vaccine such as gardisil. Read more...

Could someone get cervical cancer from only having sex one time at age 19?

Possible. It is possible to contract hpv with only one exposure. Hpv is associated with over 99% of cases of cervical cancer - so one could get hpv by having sex once and eventually develop cervical cancer as a result of the hpv. It is unlikely that that would happen and if that woman was having annual exams and paps as recommended the problem could be detected and treated to prevent cancer altogether. Read more...
Unlikely. Cervix cancer is caused by hpv infections spread via sex. So it is not impossible to get infection in your first such experience, but it takes muliple sex partners and prolonged infections over many years before there is a risk for devloping cervical cancer. All you need to do is be checked with a pap test once you turn 21 year old and do this test once yearly. It is a good way of knowing if you h. Read more...

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

Yes. Please protect her from cervix cancer and oral cancers. We are seeing a whole new wave of hpv associated head and neck cancers. This has nothing to do with morality, politics, or anything aside from a concern that as much cancer as possible be prevented. Read more...
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...
Absolutely. What about the future and can you trust any furure partner not to carry hpv?The risk of side effects from the vaccine are far, far outweighed by the risk of cervical cancer.The vaccine is well worth it now for future protection. Do not hesitate. Read more...

How do you get hpv-cervical cancer. And if she gives oral sex is it transmitt able or only through sex.

STD. Lots of hpv strains, some have increased risk to develop into cervical ( or oral and throat cancer - note michael douglas). Hpv nay be visible as external warts of genitals, or not ( internal- only internal exam and pap can tell. Contagious, with contact with affected parts. Virus can be shed in vaginal secretions as well. Treatable. Not all hpv strains are pre cancerous. Read more...

How can someone with hpv-cervical cancer and get cold soars occasionally still transmitt through giving oral sex to able who does not have hpv?

Hpv is contagious. Hpv can be transmitted anyway; you should practice safe sex only to avoid the risk of passing the infections to thers, if you have the virus. Best wishes. Read more...
. Hpv can transmit when affected person has active lesions. Sometime the active lesions may not be readily apparent. Read more...

How do you get HPV and cervical cancer? Can I get cervical cancer even if I have not had sex?

Yes, . Yes, you can. The human papilloma virus (hpv) is associated with most cervical cancers, and it is a sexually transmitted virus. It can be transmitted through sexual intercourse, but also through oral or anal sex. While hpv is the most common cause of cervical cancer, some cervical cancers are not associated with this virus. You are more likely to develop cervical cancer if you are a smoker, because chemicals in cigarette smoke can interact with the cells of the cervix, causing early changes that may over time progress to cancer. Other risk factors are poor immunity from HIV or an organ transplant, or if your mother took diethylstilbestrol (des) to prevent a miscarriage when she was pregnant with you. Read more...
Yes. Most common route of hpv transmission is via sexual intercourse. But even without intercourse - genital to genital contact, genital to hand, genital to oral contact are all ways of hpv transmission. Read more...

Every month probably about 7-10 days before my period, I get brown bloody discharge that lasts for about 5 days. As I'm a teen, is it cervical cancer?

Unlikely. It is extremely unlikely that you have cervical cancer given your age. It's possible this is related to an infection, especially if its foul smelling. Also may just be small amount of bleeding that you are having between periods that is very light and this blood often appears brown. This occurs when the lining of your uterus is thicker than normal. Read more...