The Pap test involves collecting cells from the cervix and examining them under a microscope to look for abnormalities.
However, these other HPV-related cancers are still being investigated and are thought to be relatively rare.
CDC urges healthcare providers to increase the consistency and strength of how they recommend HPV vaccine, especially when patients are age 11 or 12 years.
Early stages of cervical cancer mostly cause no symptoms and signs.
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Do women and men whose sexual orientation is same-sex need HPV vaccine?
Majority of 39, annual cases are preventable.
Certainly, penile-vaginal sex can pass the virus along from one partner to another, but HPV can be passed through other forms of skin-to-skin contact as well.