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How to prevent HPV infections?

How to prevent HPV infection?
Condom is one of the way to prevent HPV infection. Although condom can’t prevent HPV infection 100%, condom will lower the risk of HPV infection. So, it’s good to practice safe sex.

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What causes cervical cancer?

What causes cervical cancer?
Most cervical cancer is caused by human papillomavirus (HPV). Not all types of HPV will causes cervical cancer. Most women able to fight HPV infection. But some HPV virus lead to cancer.

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What is cervical cancer?

Cervical cancer occurs when the cell of cervix become abnormal and grow out of control. Cervical cancer usually a slow-growing cancer that is not easy to be identified but can be found via regular Pap tests. The cervix is the neck of the womb (uterus). It connects the body of the uterus to the vagina (birth canal). Cervical cancer can be spread to other parts of the body.

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