HPV is also known as Human Papillomavirus. 85% of people will get HPV infection in their lifetime. Almost every unvaccinated person who is sexually active will get HPV at some time in their life. Most HPV infections will go away on their own. But infections that don’t go away can cause certain types of cancer.
HPV infection can cause cancer of the:
It is the only cancer which can be prevented.
Frequently Asked Question
By a simple blood test.
It can take approximately 3 weeks for the test results
During the Pap smear test, a small brush is used to gently remove cells and mucus from the surface of the cervix and the area around it. The cells and mucus will then be sent to the lab for further analysis.