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Is It Necessary to Tell Your Partner You Have HPV?

Is It Necessary to Tell Your Partner You...

Many experts tell that you don’t need to reveal your HPV status to your partner. The reason given is that HPV is so incredibly common. It affects 80 percent of sexually active people. In other words, anyone who has had sex can have HPV at some point in their lives. Some experts even say that telling your partner should depend on your own situation. You should determine whether telling is worth it and when to speak out. However, some doctors advise patients to inform their partners if they have HPV. Keep on reading their explanation here. 5 reasons why it’s necessary...
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How Is Cervical Cancer Diagnosed?

How Is Cervical Cancer Diagnosed?

Cervical cancer is one of the most common cancers in women. In the US, it’s estimated that up to 13,000 new cases of the cancer are going to be diagnosed in 2018. Besides, averagely 4,170 women will die from the cancer. The number can be scary. Luckily, cervical cancer can be treatable as long as you detect it early. Because of available tests and vaccinations, the cancer can be preventable. Thus, it’s important for women get tested and detect precancerous cells early. What causes cervical cancer? High risk human papillomavirus (HPV) is the main cause of the cancer. HPVs...