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Birth Control Pills Cervical Cancer

For women who take birth control pills, cervical cancer is a risk particulary if sexual behaviors increase exposure to HPV or cervical dysplasia strains of the virus. Past or current use of combination oral contraceptives prevents uterine (endometrial adenocarcinoma) forms of the disease. For these patients the relative risk for developing malignant tumor is 0.5. But it has the opposite effect on other kinds of malignant tumors. For women who take birth control pills, cervical cancer is a risk particulary if sexual behaviors increase exposure to HPV or cervical dysplasia strains of the virus.

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Birth Control Pills Cervical Cancer

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HPV, Cervical Dysplasia

Women who are positive for the STI human papillomavirus (HPV) could be at up to three times greater risk of developing malignancies if they have used Pill for five years or longer. But there is no evidence that long-term contraceptives use increases the risk in women who donít have HPV. For women who take birth control pills, cervical cancer is a risk particulary if sexual behaviors increase exposure to HPV or cervical dysplasia strains of the virus.

Other Topics: HPV, HPV Picture Symptom Wart, HPV in Man, HPV Male, HPV DNA Test, Human Papilloma Virus, Human Papillomavirus, Recurrence of Cervical Dysplasia, Irregular Pap Smear, Genital Wart

Dr. Joe Glickman, Jr., M.D.

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