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Are Ladies Slacking on the HPV Vaccine?

The HPV vaccine protects against cervical cancer and genital warts. The national Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices recommends that all girls and boys ages 11 and 12 get all three doses of t…

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Why Might Vegetarians Have Less HPV?

Cervical cancer is now considered a sexually transmitted disease. It was originally suspected as such, but now we have DNA fingerprinting proof that virtually all cervical cancer is caused by a sexual…

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Is HPV the Common Cold of the Sexually Active World?

One of my patients’ most common questions is, “Um, I’ve got some new bumps...down there. Can you check them out?” First off, if you ever notice something of concern “down there,” please go see your…

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Does the HPV Vaccine Work?

Research shows that Gardasil works—and it may work better than expected. In an article last year, we said it was still too soon to tell whether Gardasil, a vaccine that protects against 4 common st…

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Warts 101

The word "wart" brings witches and cauldrons to mind. In reality, though, we've all had them at one time or another. Watch this video to figure out which type you have and how to treat it.…

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STD Positive: Now What?

Curious as to what to do when your STD test comes back positive? Watch this for a quick tip!…

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What is HPV?

Curious as to what HPV is? Watch this for a quick tip!…

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Spotting HPV Symptoms

Curious as to how to spot HPV symptoms? Watch this for a quick tip!…

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Diagnosing HPV

Curious as to how HPV is diagnosed? Watch this for a quick tip!…

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HPV Health Problems

Genital warts are generally harmless. However, more severe health problems follow the 13 "high risk" strains of genital HPV. Watch this!…

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