Tag: PAP

HPV Symptoms in Women: Silent and Common

HPV Symptoms in Women: Silent and Common

The human papillomavirus (HPV) is a sexually transmitted disease that has been linked to causing genital warts and certain cancers, especially cervical cancer. There are over 100 strains of HPV that cause cancer or genital warts. Two strains in particular, called HPV Number 16 and HPV Number 18, have been directly linked to potentially deadly [...]

November 12, 2012 More
Cervical Cancer: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment

Cervical Cancer: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment

Only women can get cervical cancer. The cervix is the area in between the uterus and the vagina. This area is tightly closed when a woman is pregnant in order to protect the fetus. Just what causes cancer of the cervix is unknown, but women at risk ate those who: Smoke Take oral contraception Have [...]

November 12, 2012 More