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HPV

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If I have HPV, how do I protect against cervical cancer?

Expert:   Harry Fisch, M.D., New York Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Medical College of Cornell University »

Since 40 strains of HPV can lead to cervical cancer, it's crucial to protect against it. Watch this to learn how!

Transcript: Since 40 strains of HPV can lead to cervical cancer, women should get annual pap smears for early detection. For women who already have cervical warts, that pap smear becomes a biannual or quarterly test after the first treatment. While HPV won’t kill your sex life, you’ll want to make sure you’re leading a protected one. You don’t want to infect your partner or pick up a different, more harmful, strain of HPV yourself. [On-screen text: Condoms do not fully prevent against herpes and HPV] More »

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