Keep getting screened for cervical cancer prevention. Image Credit: Pexels / Anna Tarazevich
Cervical Cancer: 120 thousand new cervical cancer cases occur every year in India and in the absence of awareness about 60 thousand women (women) die from this disease.
What is cervical cancer
According to Healthline news, cervical cancer affects the cells of the cervix in women. The cervix is the part of the lower part of the uterus that is attached to the vagina. Cervical cancer affects the cells of this part. Most cases of cervical cancer are caused by different types of HPV strains of human papilloma virus (HPV). HPV is a very common sexual disease that appears as a pus in the genitalia. Gradually, they convert cervical cells into cancer cells.
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There can be many reasons for cervical cancer. The first reason is the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) which is a very common sexually transmitted viral infection occurring in the lower genital tract of women. Apart from this, it also increases the possibility of exposure to lifestyle and some bad environment. Another reason is the presence of more than one sexual partner and unprotected sex.
How to prevent cervical cancer
Women can avoid this cancer by applying HPV vaccine.
Provide regular cervical cancer screening test.
-Avoid multiple sexual partners.
-Keep safe sex.
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-Avoid having a physical relationship with someone with multiple sexual partners.
– Stay away from smoking.
-Avoid having sex with those who have genital warts or symptoms.
– Keep getting screened for cervical cancer.