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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...
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Skin Tags and Genital Warts: What’s the Difference?

Skin Tags and Genital Warts: What’...

Skin tags and genital warts can look similar, so it’s very hard to tell them apart. However, skin tags are more common than genital warts and they can be harmless. Genital warts, on the other hand, are a serious disease. They can cause pain, discomfort and itching. Usually, the disease can be spread to others through sexual intercourse. Here are some differences between genital warts and skin tags that you should know. Skin tags and genital warts: What are they? Skin tags are very common. They can affect people of any age, but are most common in those after the ages of...