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Does HPV Affect My Fertility?

Does HPV Affect My Fertility?

Human papillomavirus (HPV) is the main cause of genital warts and cervical cancer. This virus spreads through skin-to-skin contact during intercourse. So sexually active people are at high risk of contracting this virus, especially for those who have performed unprotected sex. If left untreated, HPV results in complications and other health problems. Moreover, “does HPV affect my fertility?” is a commonly asked question of many people with HPV. To know the truth, it’s essential to keep reading this article. Do I Have HPV? Most people with HPV even don’t know they have HPV...
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Anal Cancer: 7 Common Causes and Risk Factors to Know About

Anal Cancer: 7 Common Causes and Risk Fa...

In the US, approximately 7,270 people get anal cancer every year. It is more prevalent in women than in men. Anal cancer have several causes and risk factors. Having these risk factors doesn’t mean you will definitely get the cancer. Most anal cancers are caused by HPV. It is a so common virus that nearly all sexually active people will have at some point. Several factors, such as tobacco use or a weak immune system can also put you at higher risk for the cancer. Here are seven common causes and risk factors of anal cancer that everyone should know. 1. HPV infections HPV...
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What Are the Risks of Performing Sex at a Very Young Age?

What Are the Risks of Performing Sex at ...

Sex is a healthy part and plays an important role in a couple relationship. It should be a pleasure for you and your partner. However, it can be risky if both perform sex at very young, especially unprotected sex. There’re some risks of performing sex at a very young age you need to know. Keep reading to know what the risks you can get if having sex at a young age. What Are the Risks of Performing Sex at Very Young Age? Risk of Contracting STDs STDs are very common for anyone who is sexually active. But the rate of contracting STDs seems to be higher in very-young-age...
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The Best Ways to Treat Genital Warts, According to the Doctor

The Best Ways to Treat Genital Warts, Ac...

Genital warts are very common. They affect 500,000 to one million people in the US. In fact, most people who have had sexual contact will get one at some point in their lives. Genital warts are caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV). There are more than 120 types of HPV. But types 6 and 11 can contribute to 90% of genital wart cases. These types of HPV are low risk types, so they do not usually cause cervical cancer.   Genital warts are considered one of the most common STDs in the world. They are highly contagious and can spread to other people through intercourse. So...
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Do You Know Side Effects of Cervical Cancer Treatment?

Do You Know Side Effects of Cervical Can...

Cervical cancer happens when the cervical cells grow abnormal and invade other tissues of the body. Human papillomavirus (HPV) that spreads through sexual contact is the main cause of this type of cancer. When contracted HPV, a woman’s immunity tries to prevent the virus from harming. However, in some people, HPV survives for years, causing some cells on the cervix’s surface becomes abnormal. Though cervical cancer can be treated in the early stages, it’s less noticeable during the periods. Commonly, treatments for the cancer are more effective in some first stages. But...
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What Are Treatments of Cervical Cancer for Each Stage?

What Are Treatments of Cervical Cancer f...

Cervical cancer, caused by human papillomavirus, is the second most common type of cancers, leading to death in women. It mostly occurs in women during their productive periods. But the rise of this cancer will peak between the age of 55 and 65. Though cervical cancer is treatable in the early stages, many women don’t pay more attention in the stages. As a result, cervical cancer is life-threatening. Thus,  it’s very important to know the stages of cervical cancer and what are treatments of cervical cancer for each stage. What I Should Do if I Think I Have Cervical...
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7 Ways to Protect Yourself from HPV and Cervical Cancer

7 Ways to Protect Yourself from HPV and ...

HPV is also known as Human papillomavirus. This is a super-common virus causing infections for the human reproductive system. Most people who are sexually active will be infected with the virus at some point in their lives. Some may experience recurrent infections. There are many types of HPV and most of them do not cause problems. They usually clear up on their own within 2 years. But some certain types can persist and develop into cancer. Cervical cancer is the most common HPV- related cancer in women. Here is everything you need to know about HPV and cervical cancer....
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What Are Side Effects of HPV Vaccines?

What Are Side Effects of HPV Vaccines?

Human papillomavirus (HPV) is responsible for genital warts and certain cancers. Although there’re at least 150 types of HPV and most of them are harmless, some strains of HPV cause severe conditions. Most of the time, HPV infections can go away on their own and don’t cause health problems. However, being contracted with HPV- 16 and HPV- 18 puts you at risk of getting certain cancers. These include oral, penile, anal, and cervical cancers. If you want to protect yourself and your partner from getting genital warts or cancers, you should get the vaccination. The HPV...