Related Questions

How long will you have to wait to have sex after having the cervical cancer injections?

If the question is. When will immunity prevent hpv infection, the answer is probably 2-3 months after the third injection. The use of condoms should prevent >90% of hpv transmission and pregnancy. Read more...

I lost my virginity and I'm 18. Had sex only once. Was it too early 2 have sex? I'm worried about cervical cancer. Should I get the HPV vaccinations?

Calm down. See your doctor, get a pap smear and hpv testing. If you are hpv (+), chances are good that you will clear it and it will not become a problem. Yes, do get the hpv vaccine whether your are hpv (+) or (-). Read more...

If you have cervical cancer, is it painful to engage in intercourse?

No. For the most part cervical cancer today is CIC. There is no gross lesion and as xuch intercourse will not cause problems especially if treatment such cruoablation has been used. If there is a large ulcerating untreatted lesion the patient will know because of the ensuing hemorrhage. Read more...

Can cervical cancer be transmitted through intercourse?

No. But the virus that causes cervical cancer (hpv) is sexually transmitted. Things to remember: girls should get the hpv vaccine, women should get pap smears and hpv tests, and everybody should enjoy sex responsibly, please. Read more...

I'm 25 but I have never had sexual intercourse. How likely it would be for me to have cervical cancer?

Almost . Impossible. Cervical cancer comes from the HPV virus that you get through sexual contact. It can be gotten through close contact other than intercourse if the contact was close enough though. So still be careful rubbing bare skin to skin if you don't want sexually transmitted diseases. Read more...
Highly unlikely. The vast majority of cervical cancers are caused by several strains of the human papillomavirus. Human papillomaviruses are typically transmitted sexually. Read more...

How is young age of first intercourse & cervical cancer related? How many get cancer due to this reason specially in those who have never had papsmear

HPV exposure. Most cervical cancers are caused by chronic infection with certain strains of the human papilloma virus. Hpv is spread by unprotected sex, and so the earlier age a girl starts having sex, the more likely she is to have more partners and run into one who is hpv+. Pap smears screen for the early changes caused by hpv; if you don't have one you aren't screened or treated, and so have a higher risk. Read more...

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...
Reduces risk. Partners of circumcised men, especially in countries where male hygiene is less than optimal, have a lower risk of developing cancer of the cervix. Original landmark study was performed in fiji. Read more...