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If a person is lesbian, does she need cervical cancer jab?

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Marianne DiNapoli
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Yes.

Cervical cancer is most commonly caused by infection with human papilloma virus (hpv).
Hpv can be transmitted sexually from skin to skin contact between two women. I believe the "cervical cancer jab" you are referring to is gardasil, which is a vaccine against high-risk types of hpv that can cause cervical cancer, and women who have sex with women should receive the vaccine.

In brief: Yes.

Cervical cancer is most commonly caused by infection with human papilloma virus (hpv).
Hpv can be transmitted sexually from skin to skin contact between two women. I believe the "cervical cancer jab" you are referring to is gardasil, which is a vaccine against high-risk types of hpv that can cause cervical cancer, and women who have sex with women should receive the vaccine.
Marianne DiNapoli
Marianne DiNapoli
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Dr. Chakshu Gupta
Pathology

In brief: Yes

All women and even young men who have not been infected will benefit from hpv vaccine for two reasons: hpv is spread by sexual contact, not just penetrating intercourse.
Second it can cause not just cervical, but vaginal, bladder and throat cancers.

In brief: Yes

All women and even young men who have not been infected will benefit from hpv vaccine for two reasons: hpv is spread by sexual contact, not just penetrating intercourse.
Second it can cause not just cervical, but vaginal, bladder and throat cancers.
Dr. Chakshu Gupta
Dr. Chakshu Gupta
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