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Can teenage sex or pregnancy lead to cervical cancer?

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Dr. Raymundo Romero
Internal Medicine - Oncology

In brief: It might

Risk factors include: early age of onset of sexual activity, multiple partners, chlamydia infections, smoking, family history, des, poverty but the greatest risk is the human papilloma virus.
The good news is that now vaccines exist against hpv and should be given before a girl becomes sexually active. Talk to your pediatrician or family doctor.

In brief: It might

Risk factors include: early age of onset of sexual activity, multiple partners, chlamydia infections, smoking, family history, des, poverty but the greatest risk is the human papilloma virus.
The good news is that now vaccines exist against hpv and should be given before a girl becomes sexually active. Talk to your pediatrician or family doctor.
Dr. Raymundo Romero
Dr. Raymundo Romero
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Dr. Raj Syal
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: Yes

Early onset of sexual activity and/or multiple partners can lead to hpv infections.
This can then lead to cervical cancer.

In brief: Yes

Early onset of sexual activity and/or multiple partners can lead to hpv infections.
This can then lead to cervical cancer.
Dr. Raj Syal
Dr. Raj Syal
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