Tag Archives: STI

Abnormal PAP smear? Get rid of HPV naturally.

HPV (human papillomavirus) is the most common sexually transmitted infection, affecting between 60 and 80 percent of sexually active adults in the United States. Persistent infection with the “high-risk” HPV types (including types 16, 18, 31, and 45) may progress to precancerous lesions … Continue reading

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Abnormal Pap smear. HPV infection. Now what?

A Pap smear is a screening test for cervical cancer. It alerts doctors to the presence of suspicious cells on your cervix. Women who have an abnormal Pap smear such as ASCUS are often told to wait and repeat the Pap in 6 … Continue reading

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Study: HIV transmission risk and bacterial vaginosis

A study has found that the risk of female-to-male HIV transmission is increased three fold for women with bacterial vaginosis, a common disorder in women. The researchers at UCSF assessed the association between bacterial vaginosis and female-to-male HIV transmission risk … Continue reading

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