Today, March 4th, is International HPV Awareness Day. HPV Awareness Day is all about opening up the conversation around HPV. It’s more common than you may think, and it is not anything to be ashamed about.
HPV Complications Read below as we cover the WHO, WHAT, WHEN, WHERE, WHY, and HOW of HPV and its complications. The WHO HPV can affect both men and women alike. The rising rates of HPV have been more of a concern for the anatomically female population due to the severe consequence of cervical cancer, 80% […]
Cervical cancer is the eighth most common cancer in the world and the fourth most frequently diagnosed cancer in women, with over 570,000 new cases in 2018, as stated by the World Health Organization. In this article, we aim to clear up any confusion about HPV, cervical cancer, and how the two are related by […]
The number of people with positive HPV diagnoses is climbing every year. Millions of Americans are newly diagnosed with HPV and are unaware of the potential consequences. HPV is now the most common sexually transmitted infection. The Center of Disease Control now estimates that nearly everyone who is sexually active will have contracted a strain […]
Often the conversation around HPV focuses on females, but HPV can also impact males. We know the information available can be confusing. You may be wondering if HPV affects sexes differently? Why is the HPV vaccine now being recommended to all grade school children? Is there anything that can be done to help? We have […]
Are you worried about HPV? Are you unclear as to what exactly HPV is? We at Papillex understand your concerns. HPV can be scary! That’s why in this article we have covered all you need to know about HPV so you can understand the facts and feel empowered toward your health. What Is HPV? The […]
The HPV Infection: Do I Have It? But…I’ve never noticed any symptoms so I couldn’t have gotten an HPV infection? Most strains of HPV are low-risk strains that commonly go by unnoticed. There are a handful a high risk strains of HPV; those are the scary ones that can cause an abnormal pap smear, leading to cancer, most commonly cervical […]
Photodynamic therapy is a treatment typically used in the treatment of acne, warts, and a range of cancers, including mouth (oral), head and neck, lung, and skin cancer, and has been for a number of years now. However, PDT is now being considered a novel approach to eradicating the human papillomavirus. This follows a study […]