The link between HPV virus and cervical cancer

Cervical cancer is the most dangerous disease when HPV infection seriously affects the health of reproduction, causing high mortality in women.

1. Link between HPV virus and Cervical Cancer

One of the biggest causes of cervical cancer is persistent or chronic infection with multiple strains of the virus that causes papilloma and HPV virus as the group most likely to cause cancer.

Hpv 16 and HPV 18 strains are the two strains most likely to cause cervical cancer, they are found in 70% of all cases of cervical cancer. Other strains such as HPV 31, 33, 45 and 58 are less likely to cause cancer and cause disease in different regions. Two strains of HPV 6 and HPV 11 do not cause cancer but are the main causes of warts in the genital area.

The risk of HPV virus infection is common in both men and women who have had sex, in people with multiple sexual relationships, having sex with multiple people. Young women under the age of 25 are the group most at risk for HPV infection. The risk of HPV virus infection decreases with age.

Virus HPV

HPV virus is intimately linked to cervical cancer

2. When does HPV virus cause cervical cancer faster?

Although HPV is at high risk for cervical cancer, most women infected with the virus often do not develop into cancer. They will develop rapidly into pre-cancer or invasive cancer if there are additional factors that impact, including:

Factors associated with HPV infection:

  • Includes viruses.
  • At the same time, multiple strains of HPV cause cancer.
  • The number of viruses in the body is high.

Factors associated with each person's body are immuno-deterioration due to HIV. These cases of HPV will be more persistent, progressing faster to cancer.

External factors:

  • Smokers.
  • The same HIV infection or sexually transmitted diseases.
  • People who use contraceptive pills for long periods of time (more than 5 years).

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Long-term use of contraceptives increases the risk of causing the disease

3. Is cervical cancer curable?

The longer cervical cancer lasts, the lower the likelihood of cure. Therefore, experts recommend that girls between the ages of 9 and 26, un married women who have not had sex should get vaccinated against HPV virus.

Those who have had sex and are married between the ages of 21 and 65 need to have a check-up every 12 months. Besides, it is necessary to know for yourself how to protect your health by lead a healthy lifestyle, not having sex with many people. Always clean the enclosure at sensitive times such as menstruation time, post-menstruation, after physical activity, after sex.

Especially for women it is not recommended to smoke, there must be proper nutrition. It is recommended to have a rich source of vitamins and minerals for the body.

The most effective measure in the prevention of cervical cancer today is screening for cervical cancer. Doctors recommend that women who have had sex should get tested for screening and early detection of gynecologic cancer. When early detection of abnormal signs, timely treatment will be taken to avoid serious consequences.

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About: Minh Quynh

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