A risk factor is anything that increases your chance of getting a disease such as cancer.
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Different cancers have different risk factors. For example, exposing skin to strong sunlight is a risk factor for skin cancer.
Smoking is a risk factor massage hayden gatineau many cancers. But having a risk factor, or even several, does not mean that you will get the disease.
Several risk factors can increase your chance of developing cervical cancer. Women without any of these risk factors rarely develop cervical cancer. Although these risk factors can increase the odds of developing cervical cancer, many women with these risks do not develop this disease. When you think about risk factors, it helps to focus on those you can change or avoid like smoking or human papillomavirus infectionrather than those you cannot such as your age and family history.
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HPV is a group of more than related viruses. Some of them cause a type of growth called papillomas, which are more commonly known as warts. HPV can infect cells on the surface of the skin, and those lining the genitals, anus, mouth and throat, but not the blood or internal organs such as the heart or lungs.
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Infection with HPV is common, and in most people the body can clear the infection by. Sometimes, however, the infection does not go away and becomes chronic. Chronic infection, especially when it is caused by certain high-risk HPV types, can eventually cause certain cancers, such as cervical cancer. Although there is currently no cure for HPV infection, there are ways to treat the warts and abnormal cell growth that HPV causes.
For more information on this topic, see HPV. Sexual history Several factors related to your sexual history can increase the risk of cervical cancer.
The content here can be syndicated (added to your web site). Anyone who is sexually active can get HPV, even if you have had sex with only one person. But when HPV does not go away, it can cause health problems like genital Routine screening for women aged 21 to 65 years old can prevent cervical cancer. If. The early evidence leaves little doubt that Covid poses a greater risk to men – but are the reasons biological or cultural, asks science writer Philip Ball. This article is more than 4 months old Man and woman in face masks. 'Sex If you have any questions about contributing, please contact us here. Check out these stats to see if you are well within the sexual mean — or if you're off the charts. At least 50 percent of sexually active men and women will have a genital HPV infection at some Source: U.S. Census The average male loses his virginity at age ; females average slightly older, at
The risk is most likely affected by increasing the chances of exposure to HPV. Becoming sexually active at a young age especially younger than 18 years old Having many sexual partners Having one partner who is considered high risk someone with HPV infection or who has many sexual partners Smoking When someone smokes, they and those around them are exposed to many cancer-causing chemicals that affect organs other than the lungs.
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Women who smoke are about twice as likely as non-smokers to get cervical cancer. Tobacco by-products have been found in the cervical mucus of women who smoke. Researchers believe that these substances damage the DNA of cervix cells and may contribute to the development of cervical cancer. Smoking also makes the immune system less effective in fighting HPV infections.
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Chlamydia infection Chlamydia is a relatively common kind of bacteria that can infect the reproductive. It is spread by sexual contact.
Women who are infected with chlamydia often have no symptoms and they may not know that they are infected at all unless they are tested during a pelvic exam. Chlamydia infection can cause pelvic inflammation, leading to infertility. Some studies have seen a higher Sex personals Finley of cervical cancer in women whose blood tests and cervical mucus showed evidence of past or current chlamydia infection.
Certain studies show that the Chlamydia bacteria may help HPV grow and live on in the cervix which may increase the Local white BBW ONLY of cervical cancer. Long-term use of oral contraceptives birth control pills There is evidence that taking oral contraceptives OCs for a long time increases the risk of cancer of the cervix. Woman seeking casual sex Cuthbert suggests that the risk of cervical cancer goes up the longer a woman takes OCs, but the risk goes back down again after the OCs are stopped, and returns to normal many years after stopping.
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A woman and her doctor should discuss whether the benefits of using OCs outweigh the potential risks. Having multiple full-term pregnancies Women who have had 3 Beautiful older ladies wants orgasm Rockford Illinois more full-term pregnancies have an increased risk of developing cervical cancer. It is thought this is probably due to the increased exposure to HPV infection with sexual activity.
Also, studies have pointed to hormonal changes during pregnancy as possibly making women more susceptible to HPV infection or cancer growth. Another thought is that pregnant women might have weaker immune systems, allowing for HPV infection pussy addiction trance cancer growth. Young age at first full-term pregnancy Women who were younger than 20 years when they had their first full-term pregnancy are more likely to get cervical cancer later in life than women who waited to get pregnant until they were 25 years or older.
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This means they may not get screened or treated for cervical pre-cancers. Risk factors that cannot be changed Diethylstilbestrol DES DES is a hormonal drug that was given to some women between and to prevent miscarriage. Women whose mothers took DES when pregnant with them develop Lonely housewives looking hot sex Silverthorne adenocarcinoma of the vagina or cervix more often than would normally be expected.
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There is about 1 case of vaginal or cervical clear-cell adenocarcinoma Missoula mature cams every 1, women whose mothers took DES during pregnancy.
This means that about DES-related clear cell adenocarcinoma is more common in the vagina than the cervix. The risk appears to be greatest in women whose mothers took the drug during their first 16 weeks of pregnancy.
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The average age of women diagnosed with DES-related clear-cell adenocarcinoma is 19 years. Still, there is no age cut-off when these women are felt to be safe from DES-related cancer. Doctors do not know exactly how long these women will remain at risk. DES daughters may also be at increased risk of developing squamous cell cancers and pre-cancers of Huntington adult personals cervix linked to HPV.
Having a family history of cervical cancer Cervical cancer may run in some families.
If your mother or sister had cervical cancer, your chances of developing the disease are higher than if no one in the family had it. Some researchers suspect that some rare instances of this familial tendency are caused by an inherited condition that makes some women less able to fight off HPV infection than. In other instances, women in the same family as a patient already diagnosed could be more likely to have one or more of the other non-genetic risk factors ly described in this section. Factors that may lower Beautiful lady looking dating Lincoln Nebraska risk Intrauterine device IUD use Some research suggests that women who had ever used an intrauterine device IUD had a lower risk of cervical cancer.
The effect on risk was seen even in women who had an IUD for less than a year, and the protective effect remained after the IUDs were removed. IUDs do have escort fresno rimming risks. A woman interested in using an IUD should first discuss the possible risks and benefits with her doctor.
Also, a woman with multiple sexual partners should use condoms to lower her risk of sexually transmitted illnesses no matter what other form of contraception she uses.