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The Louisiana insurance agents remind residents to keep cervical health in mind during “Cervical Health Awareness Month.” Natchitoches, LA (PRWEB) January
This Cervical Cancer Awareness month, Maternal & Family Health Services, Inc.
A sexually transmitted disease (STD) is a disease that passes from an infected person to a non-infected person during anal, vaginal or oral sex. Depending on the disease transmitted, there can be several differing symptoms and health risks for the infected person.
Despite the decline in cancer death rates in the U.S., there is an increase in incidence rates for cancers associated with human papillomavirus (HPV) infection and more efforts are needed to increase HPV vaccination coverage levels to prevent the occurrence of these cancers in the future according to a study published January 7 in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute.
Genital warts are caused by the human papillomavirus which has been directly associated with cervical cancer in some cases.
The most common HPV infection occurs on or around the genitals and most who have the virus show no symptoms and are not even aware they are infected.
A human papillomavirus (HPV), a member of the papillomavirus family, is capable of infecting humans. HPVs establish productive infections in the skin or mucous membranes. Most of the 200 known types cause no symptoms in most people. Some types can cause warts, while others can lead to cancer. There are more than 30 to 40 types of HPV that are typically transmitted through sexual contact and infect the anogenital region. High risk HPV, can lead to cancer, in fact HPV infection is a cause of...
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